43467-016: Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 2 | Asian Development Bank

India: Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 2

Sovereign (Public) Project | 43467-016 Status: Active

ADB is helping the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh improve the power distribution infrastructure in rural areas. The project will improve the quality of power supply in 32 districts. It will install separate power feeders for households and agricultural use, install high-voltage distribution systems and new power meters, and strengthen the 33 kilovolt network.

 
Project Name Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 2
Project Number 43467-016
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2830-IND: Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 2
Ordinary capital resources US$ 200.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Electricity transmission and distribution

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description Adequate and better quality power supply in rural Madhya Pradesh (MP), where 70% of the population lives, would spur economic growth and development. In order to ensure good quality, 24 hour power supply to rural households, Government of Madhya Pradesh (GoMP) has been undertaking a distribution improvement program (feeder separation program) with an approximate cost of $1100 million. The first phase of this program is already under implementation and the proposed Facility provides financial assistance to the investment program that constitutes the second phase. The investment program will install separate feeders for households and irrigation water pumps, install high voltage distribution systems (HVDS), provide new power connections, install meters, map the assets of the distribution companies and undertake network analysis to ensure better quality power supply to households and financial sustainability of the distribution companies. Of the total of 50 districts of MP, the investment program covers 32 districts served by three distribution companies: Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Limited (DISCOM-C); Madhya Pradesh Poorva Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Limited (DISCOM-E); and Madhya Pradesh Paschim Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Limited (DISCOM-W).
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

At present, power supply lines in rural areas supply power for both agricultural pumps and other customers. This mixed rural distribution network faces several problems: the overuse of subsidized electricity for agricultural water pumping leaves households with an inadequate power supply, and the unauthorized use of electricity causes the DISCOMs to suffer financial losses. Aging and overloaded distribution lines and transformers result in excessive technical losses and poor quality power. To prevent the overuse of electricity by agricultural pumps and to reduce losses, the DISCOMs switch on the distribution lines serving the rural areas for a limited number of hours per day. The existing mixed-feeder system does not allow power to be supplied on a 24-hour basis to households and business establishments, constraining economic growth and development in rural areas.

To promote efficient use of groundwater in agriculture and improve on-farm water conservation practices, the DISCOMs supply 3-phase electricity in rural areas for 8 10 hours daily. However, this constraints economic activities and the constant (24-hour) supply of quality power to households. Attempted supply of one phase power, after 8 10-hour supply of three phase power, to reduce overuse of power by irrigation pumps by the DISCOMs was not effective. Separation of power supply lines (feeders) to agriculture and other customers is necessary to ensure the 24-hour supply of power to households. Additional measures such as installation of a HVDS and metering, together with better system management practices are necessary to reduce DISCOMs' technical and commercial losses.

Impact Improved operational efficiency of electricity distribution in rural areas of Madhya Pradesh
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Efficient electricity distribution expanded in 15 project districts in Madhya Pradesh
Progress Toward Outcome Implementation is ongoing.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Separate feeders for agricultural pumps and households

2. Installed High Voltage Distribution Systems (HVDS)

3. Installed meters and improved supply quality

4. Strengthened 33 kV network

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) All contracts have been awarded, implementation is ongoing.
Geographical Location Barwani, Bhind, Burhanpur, Chhindwara, Damoh, Datia, Dewas, Dhar, East Nimar, Gwalior, Indore, Jhabua, Khargone, Mandsaur, Morena, Narsimhapur, Neemuch, Panna, Ratlam, Seoni, Shajapur, Sheopur, Tikamgarh, Ujjain
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects The Environmental Monitoring reports submitted by DISCOMs have been uploaded in ADB website.
Involuntary Resettlement Compliance is in line with policies and procedures.
Indigenous Peoples Compliance is in line with policies and procedures.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design During Project preparation, consultations were held.
During Project Implementation Compliance is in line with policies and procedures.
Responsible ADB Officer Banerjee, Jyotirmoy
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Limited
[email protected]
Nishtha Parisar, Bijli Nagar Colony
Govindpura, Bophal, Madhya Pradesh
India
Madhya Pradesh Paschim Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Limited
[email protected]
GPH Campus, Pologround, Indore
Madhya Pradesh, India
Madhya Pradesh Poorv Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Co Ltd
[email protected]
Block No. 7, Shakti Bhawan, Vidyut Nagar
Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482 008 India
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 14 Dec 2011
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 26 Sep 2017

Loan 2830-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Dec 2011 27 Feb 2012 09 May 2012 28 Feb 2015 28 Feb 2018 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 200.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 200.00 14 Dec 2011 173.06 0.00 96%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 14 Dec 2011 120.50 0.00 67%

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Title Document Type Document Date
Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranches 1 and 2: DISCOM-E Environmental Monitoring Report (April 2015-March 2016) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2017
Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranches 1 and 2: DISCOM-E Environmental Monitoring Report (April 2016-March 2017) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2017
Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranches 1 and 2: DISCOM-W Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2016) Environmental Monitoring Reports Nov 2016
Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranches 1 and 2: DISCOM-E Environmental Monitoring Report (April 2014-March 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2016
Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranches 1 and 2: DISCOM-C Environmental Monitoring Report (March 2013-February 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1 & Tranche 2: DISCOM-W Environmental Monitoring Report (April 2013-March 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Feb 2015
Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1 & Tranche 2: DISCOM-W Environmental Monitoring Report (October 2012-March 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Feb 2015
Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 2 (Draft) Environmental Assessment and Measures Sep 2011
Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Project - Tranche 2 (Draft) Resettlement Plans Sep 2011

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Tenders

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Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Supply of Aaa Dog, Raccoon, Rabbit & Weasel Conductor - MD/WZ/06/PUR/ADB/995 Loan 2830 05 May 2017 M/S Apar Industries Ltd., Vadodara Panorama Complex,R.C.Dutt Road, Alkapuri, Vadodara, India M Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Co.Ltd. Supply of Goods 1112532 1039037