North Eastern States Roads Investment Programme (NESRIP)
assisted by
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  •  The Scheme, North Eastern State Roads Investment Programme (NESRIP) was approved by Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 19th May 2011 at estimated cost of Rs.1353.83 crore.Subsequently, the project cost was revised to Rs. 2144.56 Crores and Cabinet accorded approval for the same on 28th February, 2019 for implementation in two Tranches. The scheme envisaged construction/up-gradation of total 433.425 km long roads in 6 North Eastern States of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim and Tripura.
  •  Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing loan assistance of upto US $ 200 million under Multi-tranche Financing Facility (MFF), in two tranches. Tranche I - Loan Agreement for US $74.8 million has been signed on 9th July 2012 which became effective from 22nd October, 2012. Tranche II - Loan Agreement for US $125.2 million has been signed between GOI and ADB on 17th Feb., 2014 which became effective from 20th May, 2014.
  •  Five roads (Length-197.30 Kms.) Roads are to be taken up in Tranche- I and 6 roads (Length – 236.125kms) are to be taken up in Tranche-II. Project is to be executed during the period of 5 years as per approved CCEA dt. 19th May, 2011. The last date on which any disbursement under any Tranche may be made will be 30th June, 2021.
  • Sl. No. Agency Amount
     (Rs. Crore)
    (US$ millions)
    (%) Tranche-I
    (%) Tranche-II
    1 M/o DoNER (GoI) 378.40 83.30 24.9 14.2
    2 State Govts.  67.42 14.90 6.8 6.1
    3 ADB Loan 908.01 200.00* 68.3 79.7
      Total 1353.83 298.20 100 100
  • * The ADB will reimburse the loan of $200 million to the M/o DoNER through Controller, Aids Account & Audit (CAAA) of the Ministry of Finance
  •  MDoNER is the Executing Agency responsible for overall coordination with ADB and State Governments and monitoring of progress. The National Level Steering Committee is Chaired by Secretary, DoNER and the State Level Steering Committee has been set up in each State for review and monitoring of the project progress.
  • Tranche-I:
  • Effective from October, 2012
  • Cost – US $74.8 million (Rs.339.592 crore)
    Sl. No. Name of road State Length in Km. Approved Cost  (Rs. in Crore)
    1 Kalitakuchi to Barpeta (AS-37C) Assam 58.30 258.04
    2 Bilasipara (NH-31) to Fakiragram (AS-11) Assam 16.20
    3 Garobada to Dalu(MLN-1) Meghalaya 93.40 267.60
    4 Meli ( from Km. 17.00 ) to Nayabazar (SK-01) Sikkim 9.50 191.03
    5 Nayabazar to Namchi (SK-02) Sikkim 19.70
      Total   197.10 716.67
  • Tranche-II:
  • Effective from May, 2014 
  • Cost – US $125.2 million (Rs.568.408 crore)
    Sl. No. Name of road State Length in Km. Approved Cost  (Rs. in Crore)
    1 Tamulpur to Paneri (AS-02) Assam 43 421.86
    2 Paneri to Udalguri (AS-03) Assam 18.6
    3 Major bridges (AS-02-03) Assam 1.3
    4 Tupul to Kasom Khullen (MN-06) Manipur 97.925 475.68
    5 Serchhip to Buarpui (MZ-02) Mizoram 55 301.97
    6 Udaipur to Melaghar (TR-02) Tripura 20.3 139.84
      Total   236.125 1339.40
Investment Programme Management Arrangement
List of Construction Supervision Consultants (CSCs) and Civil Works Contractors