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Study of effectiveness of road fund as a solution for maintenance problem in Sri Lanka

Show simple item record Malkanthi, SN Matsumoto, T 2013-11-11T19:00:10Z 2013-11-11T19:00:10Z 2013-11-12
dc.description.abstract Transportation makes a key contribution to the economic and social development in every country. Among other transportation means roads play a considerable role with the lack of other means like rails, ships and airlines. Well-conditioned roads have many tangible and intangible benefits to all road users. Well-planned maintenance programme is an essential in this regard. There are many causes for not having effective sustainable road maintenance practices. Those are related to management, technology and finance. Among them, inadequate financing is a critical problem. Many countries depend on country’s general budget even though it is not adequate. Time to time individual countries and international lending agencies have introduced off-budget financing methods. Road Funds concept was introduced by the World Bank as an off-budget method. In this thesis main purpose is to analyze effectiveness of Second Generation Road Fund and to propose whether it is desirable solution for Sri Lanka road maintenance problem. The Road Funds in developed countries, middleincome countries and developing countries were evaluated separately and final conclusion was drawn according to evaluation results en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Road maintenance en_US
dc.subject Road Financing en_US
dc.subject First & Second Generation Road Funds en_US
dc.subject Effectiveness en_US
dc.title Study of effectiveness of road fund as a solution for maintenance problem in Sri Lanka en_US
dc.type Conference-Full-text en_US
dc.identifier.year 2012 en_US
dc.identifier.conference International Symposium on Advances in Civil and Environment Engineering practices for sustainable development en_US Faculty of Engineering - University Of Ruhuna. Galle en_US
dc.identifier.pgnos 86-90 en_US en_US

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