India: Assam Power Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1

Sovereign Project | 47101-002 Status: Active


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Project Name Assam Power Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1
Project Number 47101-002
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3140-IND: Assam Power Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1
Ordinary capital resources US$ 50.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Conventional energy generation

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Ongoing and expected to be achieved by 2018
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The project's procurement plan includes: (i) one procurement package for retrofitting the power generation plant; and (ii) eight consulting services contracts for strengthening institutional capacity of power utilities. Contract to execute works for retrofitting power generation plant has been awarded and contractor has commenced the works. Out of eight consulting services contracts, five have been signed and assignments have commenced. The remaining consulting services contracts are expected to be signed within second quarter of 2016.
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholders consultation and participation are being carried out and will continue during the project processing and design.
During Project Implementation Stakeholders consultation and participation will be arranged during the project implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services There are 5 consultancy firm packages for: (i) Accounting, Audit, Budget & Cost Accounting and Materials Management Manuals Preparation; (ii) Capacity Building and Human Resource Development for Power Sector Utilities; (iii) Project Preparation Tender Development and Award Management Process for Lower Kopili Hydropower Project; (iv) Project Management and Construction Supervision for Lakwa Replacement Gas Engine Based Power Plant; and (v) Enterprise Resource Planning Implementation and Infrastructure Development for Assam Power Generation Company. Three individual consultants are being recruited for Enterprise Resource Planning and Environmental and Social Safeguards for Lower Kopili Hydropower Project and Lakwa Replacement Gas Engine Based Power Plant.
Procurement Goods, equipment, and civil works to be financed under the Investment Program will be procured in accordance with ADB Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time). International Competitive Bidding will be used for civil works and turnkey contracts. Advance contracting was approved on 26 August 2013. Consultants will be engaged to help with project management. The Tranche 1 will have one major turnkey contract for gas plant replacement.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Aziz Yusupov
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Assam Power Generation Corporation Ltd.
Assam State Electricity Board ,
4th Floor Bijuleen Bhawan Paltan Bazar,


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM 18 Feb 2014
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 03 Mar 2016

Loan 3140-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Jul 2014 20 Feb 2015 12 May 2015 30 Jun 2019 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 62.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 50.00 11 Jul 2014 38.69 0.00 77%
Counterpart 12.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 11 Jul 2014 3.64 0.00 7%

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Assam Second Power Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1 Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2013
Assam Second Power Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1 Initial Environmental Examination Sep 2013

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