44192-013: Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project will include (i) a 40 long kilometer 400kV double circuit transmission line from the Bangladesh India border to Bheramara, (ii) a 500mW back to back HVDC station at Bheramara; and (iii) a 230kV interconnection with the western grid of Bangladesh. Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 44192-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2661
Approval Date 31 Aug 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 100,000
Geographical Location A cross-border between Bangladesh and India.
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Len V. George
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Power Grid Company of Bangladesh, Ltd.(PGCB)
Md. Ruhul Amin

PDS Creation Date
17 May 2010

Last PDS Update
11 May 2014