India: Uttaranchal Power Sector Capacity Building Project

Sovereign Project | 39106-012 Status: Closed

Summary

To facilite power sector reforms and institional strengthening in Uttaranchal and support transmission and generation operations to facilitate sector sustainability.

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Project Name Uttaranchal Power Sector Capacity Building Project
Project Number 39106-012
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4630-IND: Uttaranchal Power Sector Capacity Building Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Large hydropower generation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description To facilite power sector reforms and institional strengthening in Uttaranchal and support transmission and generation operations to facilitate sector sustainability.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA was added to the Country Strategy and Program Update for India in November 2004.
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Uttaranchal, India

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 TA will be conducted in 2-phases covering a total period of approximately 16 months from September 2005 through December 2006.Phase I comprises support for advance procurement action and initial environmental and social safeguards implementation and will be conducted over a period of approximately 8 months from September 2005 through April 2006, covering the issuance of tenders for the first several contract packages. Phase 2 will overlap with Phase I, from January through December 2006, and will provide ongoing support for 12 months, covering initial contract awards and disbursements. Reports prepared by the consultants will be integrated into project monitoring and progress reports to be submitted by PMO to ADB. The consultants shall ensure that all works and outputs under the TA are fully compliant with all relevant ADB policies and guidelines.

Responsible Staff

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 Singh
Dehradun (248001), India

Timetable

Concept Clearance 18 Mar 2005
Fact Finding 18 Apr 2005 to 29 Apr 2005
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 19 Sep 2007
Last PDS Update 29 Jan 2010

TA 4630-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Aug 2005 27 Sep 2005 27 Sep 2005 31 Dec 2006 30 Jun 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 11 Aug 2005 498,503.75
Title Document Type Document Date
Uttaranchal Power Sector Capacity Building TA Completion Reports Dec 2011
Uttaranchal Power Sector Capacity Building Project Technical Assistance Reports Aug 2005

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