29471-013: Rural Electrification, Distribution and Transmission Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the Project are to develop rural electrification, to reinforce NEA s distribution and transmission systems, and to strengthen NEA s performance. The Project scope will include: (i) rural electrification for about 123,000 new households; (ii) distribution system reinforcement to serve load growth in existing service areas; (iii) 132 kV transmission system development in the Kathmandu Valley and some other locations; (iv) establishing computerized customer billing systems in ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 29471-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1732
Loan No. 8199
Approval Date 21 Dec 1999
Closing Date 19 Dec 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 50,000
Geographical Location The rural electrification schemes are located in the Eastern, Central and Western Regions of Nepal.
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Distribution lines installed or updgraded (kilometers) 2,522
New households connected to electricity (number) 119,000

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
Srinivasan Janardanam
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA)
Mr. S. K. Pradhan

PDS Creation Date
28 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
20 Oct 2014