44917-014: National Grid Improvement Project (formerly Powergrid)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project outputs will include (i) a strengthened interregional transmission network between the northern and western grid regions through physical investment; and (ii) improvements in POWERGRID s access to and management of financial credit by the promotion of diversification of its funding sources through combined nonsovereign loan and sovereign guaranteed loan of ADB. The physical output will comprise (i) 800 kilovolts (kV) HVDC transmission line between Champa in Chhattisgarh and Kurukshetra in Haryana (about 1,365 kilometers); and (ii) establishment of HVDC terminals at Champa and Kurukshetra. Read More

Country India
Borrower/Equity Investment Name
Project Number 44917-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Private Sector Loan and Equity
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 2788/2788
Approval Date 30 Sep 2011
Geographical Location tbd
Sector Not yet classified
Subsector For Classification
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Kaoru Ogino
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

PDS Creation Date
31 Aug 2011