41626-013: Bihar Power System Improvement Project

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Description

Electric power is an essential item for economic development and improvement of social wellbeing of India. It faces formidable challenges in achieving balanced infrastructure development, where the provision of adequate energy plays an essential role in reducing poverty through sustainable economic growth. The Government of India (GOI) has confirmed its `Power for All' initiative to provide universal power supply by 2012, which will require 100,000 megawatt (MW) of new generation capacity and re... Read More

Country India
Project Number 41626-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2681
Approval Date 19 Oct 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 132,200
Geographical Location Bihar, India
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Electricity transmission and distribution
Gender Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
K. Vallabha Rao
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
India Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Bihar State Electricity Board_(BSEB)

PDS Creation Date
16 Nov 2007

Last PDS Update
21 Jul 2014

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