37139-053: Uttarakhand Power Sector Investment Program - Tranche 4

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project will expand the transmission evacuation system in Uttarakhand resulting in rapid expansion of hydropower. Approximately 6,000MW of hydropower capacity is expected to be developed in Uttarakhand by 2021, of which 2,700MW will be added in Alaknanda river basin. The project will establish a strong and reliable bulk power evacuation system of 2,500MW capacity connecting Uttarakhand to the Northern Grid. The proposed tranche will have the following outputs: (i) construction of 400/220kV ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 37139-053
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2924
Approval Date 26 Oct 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 150,000
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Electricity transmission and distribution
Gender Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Hiroki Kobayashi
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Uttarakhand Energy Department (UED)

Last PDS Update
29 Apr 2014

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