India: Support to Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission

Sovereign Project | 45380-001 Status: Closed


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Project Name Support to Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission
Project Number 45380-001
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7922-IND: Support to Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Renewable energy generation - solar

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Capacities of MNRE and other relevant institutions have been enhanced in identifying & developing new solar power technologies.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The TA supported MNRE in reviewing configurations of various technologies that could be supported under the solar power demonstration projects. In addition, it supported in the due diligence of the suitability of various project sites offered by state governments for the demonstration projects. At this stage, 4 different concentrated solar power (CSP) projects have been identified under the CSP demonstration program. The TA has supported MNRE in preparing pre-feasibility reports for these projects and sites and to get government approvals to finance these projects.
Geographical Location India

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultations were conducted during project preparation with relevant stakeholder groups
During Project Implementation Regular communication via fax and/or email is conducted with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy(the Executing Agency).

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services ADB will engage the 4 consultants on an individual basis in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and its Borrowers, 2010, as amended from time to time. Disbursements under the S-CDTA will be made in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook, 2010, as amended from time to time.
Procurement No procurement of goods is envisaged in this TA project.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Satoshi Fukushima
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)
Block No. 14, CGO Complex
Lodi Road, New Delhi 110003
Government of India


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 13 Mar 2013

TA 7922-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
18 Nov 2011 - 18 Nov 2011 31 Dec 2012 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 25,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 250,000.00 18 Nov 2011 171,226.29

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