Pakistan: Second Power Distribution Enhancement Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 47190-002 Status: Approved


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Project Name Second Power Distribution Enhancement Investment Program
Project Number 47190-002
Country Pakistan
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept 0089-PAK: MFF Second Power Distribution Enhancement Investment Program
Asian Development Fund US$ 20.00 million
Ordinary capital resources US$ 970.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects Categorized as "C" - expects no environmental impacts.
Involuntary Resettlement Categorized as "C" - expects no resettlement.
Indigenous Peoples Categorized as "C" - no indigenous peoples identified.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design During PPTA, consultations with the poor and low-income groups will be conducted to include them in the planning process. Risks and vulnerabilities for low income, women, poor and excluded groups will be documented in consultation and participation of these groups.
During Project Implementation To be updated.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Consulting firms, as well as individual experts, will be recruited for preparing the next tranches, project monitoring and supervision, and for capacity development, using the quality- and cost-based selection method (80:20) for firms and quality-based selection for individual experts, following ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).
Procurement The indicative procurement method for the turnkey contract will be international competitive bidding, following ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). The project envisages advance contracting for the turnkey contract and the consulting services. Retroactive financing of up to 20% of the ADB loan amounts for each tranche for eligible expenditure incurred up to 12 months prior to the date of signing of each tranche will be considered subject to preparedness of the project and availability of counterpart funds.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Adnan Tareen
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water and Power
Block A Secretariat Bldg.


Concept Clearance 29 Jul 2013
Fact Finding 17 Nov 2014 to 05 Dec 2014
MRM 23 Jan 2015
Approval 20 Nov 2015
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2016

MFF Facility Concept 0089-PAK

Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 1,248.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 990.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 258.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %

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