44426-014: National Grid Improvement Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

To optimize transnational power supply and promote country-wide power transfer in an efficient manner, the Government aims to integrate regional power grid network systems, which comprise five interconnected electrical regions including northern, north-eastern, eastern, western, and southern. Each electrical region attempts to connect and synchronize power system of neighboring states within the region, but interregional power transfer capacity has still been limited. Since natural energy resour... Read More

Country India
Project Number 44426-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2787
Approval Date 30 Sep 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500,000
Sector / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Electricity Transmission and Distribution
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Private sector development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Satoshi Fukushima
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Last PDS Update
01 Apr 2014

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