38928-014: NEW BONG ESCAPE HYDROPOWER

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Project constructed a run-of-the-river, low head, 84 MW hydel power generating complex. It is located at the New Bong escape, some 7.5 km downstream of the existing Mangla Dam (which was completed in 1967), on the Jhelum River, in AJ&K. The Project site is some 120 km from Islamabad. The Project is fed by water originating from the Mangla Reservoir, which is released, through the Mangla powerhouse (1,000 MW), into the Bong Canal. Read More

Country Pakistan
Borrower/Equity Investment Name LARAIB ENERGY LIMITED
Project Number 38928-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7222
Approval Date 21 Nov 2005
Closing Date 05 Aug 2013
Geographical Location Azad Jammu and Kashmir
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Large Hydropower
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Private sector development
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

 

 

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Responsible ADB Officer
Enzo Gregori
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Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Finance Division 1

PDS Creation Date
24 Aug 2006

Last PDS Update
23 Sep 2013

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