41627-023: MFF - Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program (Tranche 1)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The main objective is to help fulfill local demand, as Himachal Pradesh experiences energy shortages, especially in the winter months of December to February when river flows are at their lowest, with some peak shortages experienced throughout the year. Surplus power, particularly due to strong river flows from the spring snow melt, will be exported to the northern grid, thus serving as an important source of revenue for the state. However, the program will benefit all Northern Grid-connected el... Read More

Country India
Project Number 41627-023
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2461
Approval Date 27 Oct 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 150,000
Geographical Location Both subprojects are located within the northwestern state of Himachal Pradesh.
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Large Hydropower
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Gender Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
K. Vallabha Rao
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
India Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Multipurpose Projects & Power Dept of Govt of HP
Mr. Ajay Mittal

PDS Creation Date
14 Jan 2008

Last PDS Update
20 Mar 2014

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