India: Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 3

Sovereign Project | 41614-035 Status: Active

Summary

ADB is helping India's Assam state expand its electricity transmission and distribution capacity, and increase access in remote communities. Tranche 3 of the multitranche facility will increase distribution capacity and energy efficiency, and reduce system losses. It will construct transmission lines, build new and renovate existing substations, and support Assam’s electrification program.

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Project Name Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 3
Project Number 41614-035
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2800-IND: Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 3
Ordinary capital resources US$ 33.30 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome --Implementation ongoing.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Overall implementation of the Loan 2800 is satisfactory and is rated "on track" by the end of Q2 2015. All procurement packages have been contracted and disbursement of funds is ongoing. The Loan closing date is 30 June 2016 and substantial Physical progress has been achieved.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects Being Complied.
Involuntary Resettlement Being Complied.
Indigenous Peoples Being Complied.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Complied.
During Project Implementation Ongoing.

Business Opportunities

Procurement Goods, equipment, and civil work to be financed under the tranche will be procured in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (April 2010, as amended from time to time). International competitive bidding (ICB) will be used for civil works and turnkey contracts, while national competitive bidding (NCB) will be used for contracts for goods and equipment estimated to cost less than $1.0 million, subject to review by ADB. Advanced contracting is envisaged. A procurement plan is presented in Appendix 4. As ASEB staff are experienced and fully familiar with ADB procedures, and implementation, consultants are not employed. In the unlikely event of needing consultants, they will be selected and engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (ADB 2010, as amended from time to time), and financed by the loan.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Jyotirmoy Banerjee
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd.
PMU_ASEB@REDIFFMAIL.COM
Assam State Electricity Board ,
4th Floor Bijuleen Bhawan Paltan Bazar,
Guwahati-781001

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 22 Feb 2016

Loan 2800-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Nov 2011 27 Feb 2012 16 Apr 2012 31 Dec 2014 30 Jun 2016 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 56.30 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 33.30 04 Nov 2011 30.61 0.00 92%
Counterpart 23.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 04 Nov 2011 27.37 0.00 82%

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 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2016
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2015
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Apr 2014
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Social Monitoring Report (January-June 2014) Social Monitoring Reports Apr 2014
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Social Monitoring Report (July-December 2014) Social Monitoring Reports Apr 2014
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Social Monitoring Report (January-June 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Apr 2014
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Apr 2014
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Social Monitoring Report (July-December 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Apr 2014
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 3 Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2011
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 3 Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2011
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program: Resettlement Plan for Tranche 3 Components (Draft) Resettlement Plans Jun 2011

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