30207-023: Power Sector Development Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The objectives of the Program are to (i) establish independent regulation and tariff setting mechanism, (ii) enhance efficiencies in the sector by introducing competition and commercialization through change in management practices, (iii) encourage private sector participation in the sector through the development of an enabling transparent business environment, and (iv) improve the quality and quantity of supply by expansion, modernization, and rehabilitation of the distribution system, and add... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 30207-023
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1929
Approval Date 31 Oct 2002
Closing Date 30 Aug 2006
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Energy Sector Development
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Transmission lines installed or upgraded (kilometers) 3,915
Distribution lines installed or updgraded (kilometers) 190
New households connected to electricity (number) 72,467

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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Responsible ADB Officer
Rune Stroem
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and Planning

Ministry of Finance and Planning

Last PDS Update
19 Mar 2010

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