India: MFF - Uttaranchal Power Sector Investment Program (Subproject 1)

Sovereign Project | 37139-023

Summary

The overall objective of the Investment Program is to: (a) raise output and efficiency of the Uttaranchal power sector; and (b) ensure fully inclusive power services for all type of consumers in Uttaranchal: residential, industrial, commercial, and public administrations.

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Project Name MFF - Uttaranchal Power Sector Investment Program (Subproject 1)
Project Number 37139-023
Country India
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2309-IND: MFF - Uttaranchal Power Sector Investment Program (Subproject 1)
Ordinary capital resources US$ 41.92 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Energy - Large hydropower generation - Renewable energy generation - small hydro
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The overall objective of the Investment Program is to: (a) raise output and efficiency of the Uttaranchal power sector; and (b) ensure fully inclusive power services for all type of consumers in Uttaranchal: residential, industrial, commercial, and public administrations.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Contribute to economic development in Uttaranchal and the northern region of India through expanded power supply at competitive prices
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Clean Energy Development: (i) expansion of the electric power service area and improvements in the reliability and quality of supply; and (ii) promotion of energy efficiency by renovating, modernizing, and upgrading exisitng hydropower plants

Capacity Building: Sector sustainability resulting from continued reforms and improvements in operational efficiency

Progress Toward Outcome ADB has extended the loan until the end of the MFF availability period, 30 March 2016. Due to the extreme flooding disaster in 2013, the small hydropower plants under this loan will not be completed during the loan availability period. ADB is working with the IA on rebidding for the required reconstruction.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT:

New small hydropower plants

Energy efficiency improvements by renovating, modernizing, and upgrading existing hydropower plants

Development of hydrometeorological monitoring framework

CAPACITY BUILDING:

Training of the Uttaranchal Energy Department and implementing agencies' staff for project management and implementation; development of human resource management program; upgrading of information technology systems

Design of state-level power trading company

Energy efficiency improvements by renovating, modernizing, and updgrading existing hydropower plants

Energy efficiency improvements by renovating , modernizing, and upgrading existing hydropower plants

Development of hydrometeorological monitoring network

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Revised DPRs have been completed and approved by UJVNL's board, and and rebidding for the small hydropower plants is underway. New contracts should be awarded within 2015 and commissioning of the plants is projected to take place in 2019.
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples B
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
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During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services All consulting services shall be procured in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants, April 2006, as amended from time to time, and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants.
Procurement All goods and services shall be procured in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement, April 2006, as amended from time to time.
Responsible ADB Officer Hiroki Kobayashi
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Uttarakhand Energy Department (UED)Mr. Shatrughna SinghDehradun (248001), India
Timetable
Concept Clearance 28 Sep 2004
Fact Finding -
MRM 06 Mar 2006
Approval 02 Jan 2007
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 11 Dec 2009
Last PDS Update 11 Mar 2015

Loan 2309-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
02 Jan 2007 22 Feb 2007 29 Mar 2007 30 Jun 2012 30 Mar 2016 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 41.92 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 41.92 02 Jan 2007 20.84 0.00 76%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 02 Jan 2007 20.84 0.00 76%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory - - -

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