ABOUT THE PROJECT
In 2010, the Government of Gujarat, Roads & Buildings Department (R&BD) has proposed Second Gujarat State Highway Project (GSHP-II) for upgradation of existing selected State Highways up to 4 Lane, 2 Lane + PS, 2 Lane + PS + HS and some existing selected State Highways to rehabilitate with the aid of World Bank fund. List of these roads can be seen here. The project size is 323 million US$. There are two other components included in the project. They are Sector Policy & Institutional Development and Road Safety. About, 12 million US$ and 22 million US$ are allocated for these two components respectively. Till now the World Bank Mission has visited the state several times as a part of preparation and implementation of GSHP-II. The details of these missions are provided here
GSHP-II is in implementation stage. Various work contracts and consultancies are on-board and some are in procurement stage. Details of these can be seen here.
World Bank's Seventh Implementation Support Mission was on visit to GSHP-II from 24th July 2017 to 28th July 2017.
For any more information contact the following officers :
(1) Mr. Y. M. Chavda, Chief Engineer (World Bank), Roads and Buildings Department, 4th Floor, Nirman Bhavan, Sector-10, Gandhinagar
Contact no. : (079) 232 57455 E Mail ID : ceworldbank[at]gmail[dot]com
(2) Mr. A.N. Mistry, Officer on Special Duty(SP) I/C, Roads and Buildings Department, Block no. 14, New Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar
Contact no. : (079) 232 51827 E Mail ID :osd-sp-rnb[at]gujarat[dot]gov[dot]in
(3) Mr. D.K. Solanki, Superintending Engineer(PIU), Roads and Buildings Department, Ground Floor, Nirman Bhavan, Gandhinagar
Contact no. : (079) 232 52986 E Mail ID : se-piu-rnb[at]gujarat[dot]gov[dot]in; sepiu[dot]dksolanki[at]gmail[dot]com