Building 9.8km Ganga Bridge in Bihar- India and ADB Sign $500 Million Loan (Download PDF)

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Government of India and ADB Sign $ 500 million loan to build longest river bridge across the Ganges River improve the transport connectivity between North and South Bihar improving the linkage between the state capital, Patna, and the surrounding areas.

Ganga Bridge in Bihar- India and ADB Sign $ 500 Million Loan

About Ganga Bridge

  • Constructed using the latest engineering techniques.
  • Alternative to the existing bridge linking National Highway network.
  • Located near Patna.
  • Project includes building of embankments, viaducts and toll facilities.
  • First in India - height and length designed to withstand climate- related issues such as rise in water levels in monsoon with minimum impact on the river.

About ADB (Asian Development Bank)

  • ADB is Asia՚s regional development bank established on 19th December 1966.
  • Headquartered in the Ortigas Center located in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines.
  • Company maintains 31 field offices around the world promoting social and economic development in Asia.

Aim of ADB

  • ADB is a social development organization dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific through inclusive economic growth, environmentally sustainable growth and regional integration.
  • Development through investments - in the form of loans, grants and information sharing - in infrastructure, health care services, financial and public administration systems,
  • Help nations prepare for climate change and better manage their natural resources.

Focus Areas of ADB

  • Education
  • Environment, Climate Change, and Disaster Risk Management
  • Finance Sector Development
  • Infrastructure, including transport and communications, energy, water supply, sanitation, and urban development.
  • Regional Cooperation and Integration
  • Private Sector Lending
Locaton of Ganga Bridge in Bihar

- Published/Last Modified on: November 16, 2016

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