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India - Kerala State Transport Project (English)

The Kerala State Transport Project aims to improve traffic flow and road safety on Kerala State's primary road network, and to strengthen the institutional and financial capacity of Kerala's key transport sector agencies. The project consists of four main components: 1) The transport corridor improvement component will support upgrading of state highways, including related social and environmental mitigation measures, and rehabilitating inland water transport feeder canals. 2) The road maintenance component will provide periodic maintenance of state highways and major district roads. 3) The road safety improvement component comprises consultant services for blackspot identification, programming and designing minor improvements works for State roads, minor mitigation measures and recommendations identified through this service will be implemented through small contracts. 4) The institutional development and technical assistance (TA) component will provide services to implement the institutional strengthening action plan by appointing TA consultants in the areas of maintenance management and data collection, and developing a road management system.


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    India - Kerala State Transport Project

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India - Kerala State Transport Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.