Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project is to construct and operate approximately 1,113 km of 400 kilovolts (kV), double circuit (D/C) power transmission lines about 20 km of 220 kV D/C power transmission lines from Siliguri, West Bengal to Mandaula near Delhi. The power transmission lines will have a maximum load capacity of 3,000 MW (1,500 MW per circuit) and an average load capacity of 880 MW. The Project will be a joint venture between Tata Power Company Limited (Tata Power) and Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (Power Grid). The Project will be ADB's first private sector power transmission project. Read More

Country India
Project Number 36915-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7183
Approval Date 16 Jan 2003
Closing Date 15 Jun 2007
Geographical Location from Siliguri, West Bengal, to Mandaula near Delhi
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Electricity Transmission and Distribution
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Private sector development
Safeguard Categories Environment: B



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

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Responsible ADB Officer
Martin Lemoine
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Finance Division 1

PDS Creation Date
08 May 2006

Last PDS Update
23 Sep 2013