36107-013: Sustainable Power Sector Development Program (Project)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Building on the first power sector development program approved in 2003, the policy loan aims to provide further support and incentives to the Government for power sector reform activities through financial stabilization of sector entities and their improved governance. The investment loan will be linked to the ongoing power sector reforms and will expand power supply capacity, enhance transmission network reliability, and improved quality of supply in Dhaka and surrounding areas. The entire ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 36107-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2333
Loan No. 2332
Approval Date 26 Jun 2007
Closing Date 15 Apr 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 405,000
Geographical Location Dhaka, Western and Northern part of the country
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy sector development and institutional reform
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Md. Saidur Rahman
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources
Mr. Md. Abul Kalam Azad

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB)
A S M Alamgir Kabir

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

Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd. (DPDC)
Mr. A F M Faridul Haque

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

PDS Creation Date
08 Mar 2006

Last PDS Update
23 Jul 2014