36205-013: Power Sector Development Program (Project Loan)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The objectives are: (i) construction of 2X100MW peak load power generation capacity close to Dhaka, (ii) establishment of National Load Dispatch Center to be located in the outskirts of Dhaka, (iii) upgrading and expansion of the distribution grid in the northwest region of Bangladesh, which will improve losses and extension of electricity supply to urban as well as rural households and the commercial sector.... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 36205-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2039
Approval Date 10 Dec 2003
Closing Date 09 Apr 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 179,641
Geographical Location Rajshahi, Sirajgonj, Bogra, Pabna, Rangpur, Dinajpur, Joypurhat, Thakurgaon, Nilphamari and Gaibanda.
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Md. Saidur Rahman
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

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

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB)
Mr. ASM Alamgir Kabir

Electricity Generation of Bangladesh Limited
Mr. AMM Mortoza Ali

PDS Creation Date
04 Feb 2007

Last PDS Update
23 Jul 2014

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