ADB approves loan for development of a bridge over Ganga River in Bihar

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $500 million loan to construct a bridge across the Ganga river. Along with ADB’s loan and $900,000 in technical assistance to improve bridge operation and management, the Bihar state government will provide support equivalent to $215 million. The project entails a construction period of four years with an expected completion date of end-December 2020.