34039-012: Corporatization of DESA

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The TA will assist the Government to commercialize operations of DESA, to formalize them through corporatization, and to review and design an effective organizational structure. As part of DESA's corporatization, TA will examine private sector participation options for DESCO. The overall goal is to make distribution companies more efficient and self-sustainable. The TA will provide assistance to corporatize DESA in two phases. First, it will carry out financial and legal work necessary for tran... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 34039-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 3978
Approval Date 07 Nov 2002
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 850
Geographical Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity Transmission and Distribution

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Pil-Bae Song
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Dhaka Electric Supply Authority(DESA)
Mr. S. M. Shamsul Alam, Chairman

PDS Creation Date
18 Sep 2007

Last PDS Update
23 Oct 2008

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