Project duration: March 1987 – April 1987.

Traffic forecasts for Third Country and India Bilateral trade, economics, cost and financial analyses; warehousing, ports and trucking facilities design; international documentation; and operations; multimodal transportation; and equipment performance specifications.

The objective of the project was to develop ways and means to reduce , in the intermediate term , the high cost of moving goods and equipment to and from Nepal by transit through India and to identify the feasibility of doing so. In addition, the project identified the longer term needs to provide for lower cost and timely transport of goods and equipment to and from Nepal