28025-013: Dhaka Power Systems Upgrade

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the Project are (i) corporatization of part of the generation assets of BPDB; (ii) completion of the 230kV ring around Dhaka city and strengthening of the 132kV network; (iii) upgrading of distribution in the Dhaka area; and (iv) assist in project preparation for a training and development institute for the sector. The Project comprises the following: Part A - 230-132kV Transmission System around Dhaka; Part B - Upgrading of the Distribution System in Dhaka; and Part C - ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 28025-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1730/1731
Approval Date 21 Dec 1999
Closing Date 26 Apr 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 157,000
Geographical Location Dhaka and around Dhaka
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity Transmission and Distribution
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Transmission lines installed or upgraded (kilometers) 41
Distribution lines installed or updgraded (kilometers) 2,832
New households connected to electricity (number) 481,999

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Rahman Murshed
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Dhaka Electric Supply Company Ltd. (DESCO)
Mr. Saleh Ahmed

Dhaka Electric Supply Authority(DESA)
Mr. AFM Faridul Haque

Power Grid Company of Bangladesh, Ltd.(PGCB)
Mr. Md. Ruhul Amin

Rural Electrification Board_(REB)
Mr. Bhuiyan Shafiqul Islam

PDS Creation Date
04 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
28 Oct 2010