India: Uttaranchal Power Sector Development Program

Sovereign Project | 37139-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Uttaranchal Power Sector Development Program
Project Number 37139-012
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4380-IND: Uttaranchal Power Sector Development Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The objective of the TA is to strengthen existing feasibility, environmental, and social impact studies to prepare a project with the following components: (i) expansion of high-voltage transmission system including 790 km of 400 kV lines, 100 km of 220 kV lines, and 60 km of 132 kV lines, associated substations, and ancillary systems; (ii) small hydropower development (3 MW - 25 MW) and rehabilitation of existing mini-hydropower facilities (<1 MW); and (iii) institutional strengthening, including preliminary development of a power trading system.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples B
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The Government of Uttaranchal will be responsible for project preparation activities, including completion of feasibility studies, and initial environmental, social, financial, and economic assessments. ADB will recruit individual consultants for economic, environmental, and social analyses. Approximately 4 person-months of international consultant inputs and 6 person-months of domestic consultant inputs will be required.
Procurement TBD
Responsible ADB Officer Dan Millison
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Uttaranchal State Govt, Energy & Irrigation Dept
S. Krishnan, Principal Secretary
4-A Subhash Road Dehradun - 248001 Uttaranchal
Concept Clearance 30 Apr 2003
Fact Finding 21 Jun 2004 to 30 Jun 2004
Approval 23 Aug 2004
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 17 Sep 2007

TA 4380-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Aug 2004 - 23 Aug 2004 31 Jan 2005 01 Dec 2005 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 150,000.00 23 Aug 2004 138,486.11

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