36318-023: Assam Power Sector Development Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the policy loan are to assist GOA to (i) develop appropriate policy, legal and regulatory framework to ensure a balanced growth of the power sector; (ii) enhance sector efficiencies by establishing commercial and competitive business environment; and (iii) improve financial viability of the sector. Components and Outputs: (i) Strengthening functions of Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission; (ii) Development of policies on rural electrification and captive ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 36318-023
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2036
Approval Date 10 Dec 2003
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy Sector Development
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Transmission lines installed or upgraded (kilometers) 355
Distribution lines installed or updgraded (kilometers) 10,784
New households connected to electricity (number) 600,000
Greenhouse gas emission reduction (tons of carbon dioxide equivalent per year) 480,000

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Kaoru Ogino
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Finance Department, Government of Assam
Mr. Rajiv Bora

Department of Power, Government of Assam
Mr. P.K. Chowdhary