The objectives of the Project are (i) corporatization of part of the generation assets of BPDB; (ii) completion of the 230kV ring around Dhaka city and strengthening of the 132kV network; (iii) upgrading of distribution in the Dhaka area; and (iv) assist in project preparation for a training and development institute for the sector. The Project comprises the following: Part A - 230-132kV Transmission System around Dhaka; Part B - Upgrading of the Distribution System in Dhaka; and Part C - Project Preparation for a Training and Development Institute.
|Project Name||Dhaka Power Systems Upgrade|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount|
|Drivers of Change|
|Sector / Subsector||
Energy / Electricity transmission and distribution
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Description||The objectives of the Project are (i) corporatization of part of the generation assets of BPDB; (ii) completion of the 230kV ring around Dhaka city and strengthening of the 132kV network; (iii) upgrading of distribution in the Dhaka area; and (iv) assist in project preparation for a training and development institute for the sector. The Project comprises the following: Part A - 230-132kV Transmission System around Dhaka; Part B - Upgrading of the Distribution System in Dhaka; and Part C - Project Preparation for a Training and Development Institute.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Dhaka and around Dhaka|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||International consultants, to be engaged by REB under Part C of the Project will be recruited in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.|
|Procurement||Procurement under the Project will include equipment and materials for the 230/132 kV transmission system around Dhaka and upgrading of the 22/11/0.4 kV distribution system in Dhaka. The procurement to be financed under the Bank loan will be undertaken in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines for Procurement.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||ADB Disclosure|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Energy Division, SARD|
Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB)
Mr. Bhuiyan Shafiqul Islam
Directorate of Procurement
Head Office Bldg.-7th Flr, Zoar Sahara,
Khilkhet, Dhaka-1229, Bangladesh Dhaka Electric Supply Authority(DESA)
Mr. AFM Faridul Haque
Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd. Dhaka Electric Supply Company Ltd. (DESCO)
Mr. Saleh Ahmed
Biddut Bhaban, 1 Abdul Gani Road
Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh Power Grid Company of Bangladesh, Ltd. (PGCB)
Mr. Md. Ruhul Amin
IEB Bhaban (4th Floor)
|Fact Finding||10 Aug 1998 to 23 Aug 1998|
|MRM||07 May 1999|
|Approval||21 Dec 1999|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||04 Feb 2007|
|Last PDS Update||28 Oct 2010|
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