Regional: Supporting Energy Sector Development in South Asia Developing Member Countries

Sovereign Project | 46498-001 Status: Closed

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Project Name Supporting Energy Sector Development in South Asia Developing Member Countries
Project Number 46498-001
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8270-REG: Supporting Energy Sector Development in South Asia Developing Member Countries
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy efficiency and conservation - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Ongoing.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The consultants engaged under the TA have provided support to the concerned government agencies in the development of operational strategy and roadmap for the power sector including project identification, planning and conceptualization. They also assist in project processing to ensure high degree of readiness and quality at entry for projects under preparation; and support project management.

The international energy sector specialist is currently providing support for projects in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation Request for No-Objection Letters have been sent to participating developing member countries.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The international Energy Sector Specialist (7 person-months) was engaged to support development of operations strategy and roadmap for the power sector including project identification, assist in project processing to ensure high degree of readiness and quality at entry for projects under preparation, and support project management, as necessary. He coordinates a team of national consultants (one in each of six South Asia DMCs: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka).

The National Energy Sector Specialists (2 person-months each in each of 6 South Asia DMCs) have a degree in power engineering/energy-related technologies, energy economics/management of energy sector or equivalent and have at least 7 years of previous experience in developing, planning, managing and implementing projects in the energy sector.

Procurement No procurement of goods will be done in this project.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Mukhtor Khamudkhanov
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 14 Sep 2015

TA 8270-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Dec 2012 - 14 Dec 2012 31 Mar 2014 31 Dec 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 14 Dec 2012 151,447.91

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