India: MFF - National Power Grid Development Investment Program (Tranche1)

Sovereign Project | 39630-023 Status: Closed

Summary

ADB is helping India's national power grid operator expand transmission capacity and improve energy efficiency. The multitranche financing facility will fund a state-of-the-art High-Voltage Direct Current power transmission system that will transmit hydropower generated in the Northern and the Northeastern regions to demand centers in the Western region and within the Northern regions.

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Project Name MFF - National Power Grid Development Investment Program (Tranche1)
Project Number 39630-023
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2415-IND: MFF - National Power Grid Development Investment Program (Tranche1)
Ordinary capital resources US$ 400.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome All 17 contract packages awarded. Project under implementation. Achieved 100% foundations (4372 nos), 4351 Tower erections against 4372, and Stringing of 1686.3 kms out 1752 kms has been completed.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

All 17 contract packages awarded. Project under implementation. Achieved 100% foundations (4372 nos), 4351 Tower erections against 4372, and Stringing of 1686.3 kms out 1752 kms has been completed.

Civil works for substation has been started and delivery of equipment has already been commenced and are at various levels of implementation.

Geographical Location State of Uttarakhand, and the northeastern region of India

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects

There are no adverse environmental and social impacts expected by the implementation of the Project.

Project is classified as Category B in accordance with ADB's Environmental Assessment Guidelines, 2003. An Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) has been prepared in accordance with the Environmental Assessment and Review Framework.

Involuntary Resettlement ADB is funding +/-800kV HVDC transmission lines only. Compensation Plan for Temporary Damages (CPTDs) has been prepared.
Indigenous Peoples No Indigenous Peoples Development Plan (IPDP) is required.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design POWERGRID has been consulting with stakeholders including affected people and communities during the project design and implementation.
During Project Implementation Consultations will continue during the project implementation period.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services No consulting services required.
Procurement Advance contract for procurement of goods and services will be allowed, subject to these being eligible according to agreed procedures, and ADB's Procurement Guidelines.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Vallabha Karbar
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
Mr. V.N. Kaul
"Saudami" Plot No. 2, Sector-29, Guragaon-122 001, Haryana, India

Timetable

Concept Clearance 27 Nov 2006
Fact Finding 20 Nov 2006 to 08 Dec 2006
MRM 12 Feb 2007
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 18 Sep 2009
Last PDS Update 09 Sep 2015

Loan 2415-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Mar 2008 28 Mar 2008 25 Jun 2008 30 Jun 2013 30 Jun 2015 11 May 2015
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 871.70 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 400.00 28 Mar 2008 400.00 0.00 100%
Counterpart 471.70 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 28 Mar 2008 400.00 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - Satisfactory - Satisfactory - Satisfactory

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
National Power Grid Development Investment Program (Tranches 1 & 2): Environmental Monitoring Report (April-September 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Mar 2016
National Power Grid Development Investment Program - Tranches 1 & 2: Semiannual Social Safeguard Monitoring Report (October 2014-March 2015) Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2015
National Power Grid Development Investment Program (Tranches 1 & 2): Environmental Monitoring Report (October 2014-March 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2015
National Power Grid Development Investment Program (Tranche 1 and 2): Environmental Monitoring Report (April-September 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Nov 2014
National Power Grid Development Investment Program (Tranche 1 & 2): Environmental Monitoring Report (October 2013-March 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
National Power Grid Development Investment Program - Tranche 1 & 2: Biswanath Chariali-Agra Transmission Line Social Monitoring Reports Feb 2014
National Power Grid Development Investment Program (Tranche 1 & 2): Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Nov 2013
National Power Grid Development Investment Program (Tranche 1 & 2): Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2012) Environmental Monitoring Reports Nov 2012
National Power Grid Development Investment Program - Tranche 1 and Tranche 2: Semiannual Environmental Monitoring Report (July - December 2011) Environmental Monitoring Reports Apr 2012
National Grid Development Investment Program - Tranche 1 and Tranche 2 Environmental Monitoring Reports Sep 2011
National Power Grid Development Investment Program -Tranche 1 (Draft) Summary Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2007
National Power Grid Development Investment Program - Tranche 1, Project 2 (Draft) Summary Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2007

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

Related Publications

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