36318-013: Assam Power Sector Development Program (Project Loan)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Details


Description

Improve the quality and quantity of electricity supply by strengthening transmission and distribution systems, introduce revenue management system; and rehabilitating rural distribution network.

Safeguard Categories

Environment: B
Involuntary Resettlement:
Indigenous Peoples:

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

The Project will have limited environmental impacts during construction and operational stages. The environmental assessment of policy actions of the reform program shows that the reform will benefit the environment. The establishment of the social and environmental management cell within ASEB will help promote environmentally responsible activities within ASEB. Capacity building of the cell will be supported by the TA under the investment loan.



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Timetable

Fact-finding
10 Jun 2003 to 27 Jun 2003

Management Review Meeting
28 Jul 2003

Board Approval
10 Dec 2003

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