India: Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1

Sovereign Project | 41614-023 Status: Active

Summary

ADB is helping India's Assam state expand its electricity transmission and distribution capacity, and increase access in remote communities. The first tranche of the multitranche facility will finance construction of 220 kV and 132 kV power transmission lines, a 220/132 kV substation, and five 132/33 kV substations. It also includes extension and augmentation of two existing substations.

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Project Name Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1
Project Number 41614-023
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7378-IND: Capacity Development of the Assam Power Sector Utilities
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Loan 2592-IND: MFF - Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Project 1
Ordinary capital resources US$ 49.60 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Implementation is ongoing.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Overall implementation of the Loan 2592 is satisfactory and is rated "on track". By the end of Q2 2015. all procurement packages have been contracted and disbursement is ongoing. The Loan closing date is 30 June 2016 and substantial Physical progress has been achieved.
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects Being Complied.
Involuntary Resettlement Being Complied.
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Complied.
During Project Implementation Consultations will continue during the entire project cycle according to a stakeholder participation plan.

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Consulting Services Consulting services will be required to provide AEGCL and LAEDCL with support for project implementation, including design, supervision of construction, and management of projects under each loan of the MFF. Consultants will be selected and engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time) in accordance with the related procurement plan.
Procurement Goods, equipment and civil works to be financed under each loan of the MFF will be procured in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2007, as amended from time to time) in accordance with the related procurement plan

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Jyotirmoy Banerjee
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Assam State Electricity Board
Mr. D. Borgohain
"D. Borgohain"
Bijuli Bhwan, Paltan Bazaar, Guwahati 781001
Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Ltd
PMU_ASEB@REDIFFMAIL.COM
Assam State Electricity Board ,
4th Floor Bijuleen Bhawan Paltan Bazar,
Guwahati-781001

Timetable

Concept Clearance 30 Mar 2009
Fact Finding 28 Apr 2009 to 12 May 2009
MRM 22 May 2009
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 29 Jan 2010
Last PDS Update 19 Feb 2016

Loan 2592-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Nov 2009 15 Feb 2010 05 May 2010 28 Feb 2014 30 Jun 2017 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 84.60 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 49.60 27 Nov 2009 47.30 0.00 95%
Counterpart 35.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 27 Nov 2009 42.82 0.00 86%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory

TA 7378-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
18 Nov 2009 11 Jan 2010 11 Jan 2010 31 Dec 2011 31 Dec 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 18 Nov 2009 848,042.20
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - 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
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2016
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1: 220 kV Double Circuit Transmission Line Salakati (BTPS)-Rangia - Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Oct 2015
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1: 132 kV Single Circuit Samaguri-Nagaon on Double Circuit Towers - Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Oct 2015
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1: 132 kV Double Circuit LILO at Rupai from 132 kV Double Circuit Tinsukia-Margherita Line - Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Oct 2015
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1: Social Monitoring Report (July-December 2014) Social Monitoring Reports Jan 2015
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2015
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1: Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Nov 2014
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1: Social Monitoring Report (January-June 2014) Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1: Social Monitoring Report (July-December 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Jan 2014
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2014
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1: Social Monitoring Report (January-June 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2013
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2013
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 1 Summary Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2009

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