47379-001: Odisha Power Sector Emergency Assistance Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project will focus on the three most affected towns of Berhampur, Chhatrapur and Gopalpur in Ganjam District. The GOO s plan to reconstruct and rehabilitate power sector infrastructure involves a build back better approach by replacing damaged infrastructure with storm resilient alternatives, such as stronger towers, elevating substation equipment above projected flood levels, and underground cabling in selected locations. This also includes design improvements, such as moving from a radia... Read More

Country India
Project Number 47379-001
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Proposed
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 100,000
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Andrew Jeffries
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
India Resident Mission

Last PDS Update
25 Jul 2014