35486-012: Corporatization of the West Zone Distribution Operations of the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The TA will assist the Government and BPDB to (i) corporatize BPDB's distribution in the west zone, (ii) introduce modern management systems in the new company, (iii) advise the new company on modernizing and upgrading the power network of Khulna City, and (iv) establish quality assurance practices in the new company for its efficient operation. Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 35486-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 3801
Approval Date 17 Dec 2001
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 900
Geographical Location Southwest part of Bangladesh.
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity Transmission and Distribution



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Rahman Murshed
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources
Mr. Eusuf Uddin Sarkar

PDS Creation Date
05 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
09 Oct 2007