44203-012: Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The current climate and recent agreements between the Governments of Bangladesh and India present a window of opportunity for cooperation between the two countries and potentially across the wider South Asia region. Against the backdrop of a growing power crisis in Bangladesh, connecting the two grids would provide a platform to demonstrate the substantial economic benefits of enhanced regional cooperation and address the prevailing energy gap, which hinders economic and social development in th... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 44203-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 7542
Approval Date 01 Jun 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 225
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Electricity transmission and distribution
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits

 

 

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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 Div-Min of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources

Last PDS Update
18 Jul 2014

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