This is centrally sponsored scheme with 100% central funding and ADB will provide loan to the project on 70:30 basis. State Government is to bear the cost of land acquisition, resettlement and rehabilitation, environmental mitigation, utility service re-location, road maintenance for 5 (five) years after construction and Project Implementation Unit.
The sanctioned project is to be taken under North Eastern State Roads Investment Programme (N.E.S.R.I.P.) under A.D.B. loan Number 2770, Package Number M.L.-C.W.1. The project road, M.L.N. 1, in the state of Meghalaya referred as Garobadha – Dalu Road (with N.H.-51) is a State Highway (SH-12) and is a part of connectivity corridor between Tura, the headquarter of West Garo Hills District skirting within the international border with Bangladesh in the south-west corner of the State, connecting N.H.-51 at Dalu near Bangladesh border. This road has been prioritized as Tranche-1 road due to its strategic importance. The length of the road project as per design in the DPR is 93.40 km and the sanctioned amount is ₹ 19682.00 lakh. The project is progressing well and as on December 2016, the physical progress is 54% and the financial progress is ₹ 9004.76 lakh.