The overall objective of the Investment Program is to: (a) raise output and efficiency of the Uttaranchal power sector; and (b) ensure fully inclusive power services for all type of consumers in Uttaranchal: residential, industrial, commercial, and public administrations.
|Project Name||MFF - Uttaranchal Power Sector Investment Program (Subproject 1)|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Energy - Large hydropower generation - Renewable energy generation - small hydro
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Description||The overall objective of the Investment Program is to: (a) raise output and efficiency of the Uttaranchal power sector; and (b) ensure fully inclusive power services for all type of consumers in Uttaranchal: residential, industrial, commercial, and public administrations.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Impact||Contribute to economic development in Uttaranchal and the northern region of India through expanded power supply at competitive prices|
|Description of Outcome||
Clean Energy Development: (i) expansion of the electric power service area and improvements in the reliability and quality of supply; and (ii) promotion of energy efficiency by renovating, modernizing, and upgrading exisitng hydropower plants
Capacity Building: Sector sustainability resulting from continued reforms and improvements in operational efficiency
|Progress Toward Outcome||ADB has extended the loan until the end of the MFF availability period, 30 March 2016. Due to the extreme flooding disaster in 2013, the small hydropower plants under this loan will not be completed during the loan availability period. ADB is working with the IA on rebidding for the required reconstruction.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
CLEAN ENERGY DEVELOPMENT:
New small hydropower plants
Energy efficiency improvements by renovating, modernizing, and upgrading existing hydropower plants
Development of hydrometeorological monitoring framework
Training of the Uttaranchal Energy Department and implementing agencies' staff for project management and implementation; development of human resource management program; upgrading of information technology systems
Design of state-level power trading company
Energy efficiency improvements by renovating, modernizing, and updgrading existing hydropower plants
Energy efficiency improvements by renovating , modernizing, and upgrading existing hydropower plants
Development of hydrometeorological monitoring network
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||Revised DPRs have been completed and approved by UJVNL's board, and and rebidding for the small hydropower plants is underway. New contracts should be awarded within 2015 and commissioning of the plants is projected to take place in 2019.|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||All consulting services shall be procured in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants, April 2006, as amended from time to time, and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants.|
|Procurement||All goods and services shall be procured in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement, April 2006, as amended from time to time.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Limbu, Tika R.|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Energy Division, SARD|
Uttarakhand Energy Department (UED)
Mr. Shatrughna Singh
Dehradun (248001), India
|Concept Clearance||28 Sep 2004|
|MRM||06 Mar 2006|
|Approval||02 Jan 2007|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||11 Dec 2009|
|Last PDS Update||11 Mar 2015|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|02 Jan 2007||22 Feb 2007||29 Mar 2007||30 Jun 2012||30 Mar 2016||08 Feb 2017|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||41.92||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||41.92||02 Jan 2007||22.90||0.00||100%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||02 Jan 2007||22.90||0.00||100%|
|Status of Covenants|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Amendment to Loan Agreement for Uttarakhand Power Sector Investment Program - Project 1||Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources)||Jul 2012|
|Uttarakhand Power Sector Investment Program Annual Report||Project/Program Administration Manual||Oct 2008|
|Amendment to the Loan Agreement for the Uttaranchal Power Sector Investment Program between Government of India and ADB (1 Jul 2007)||Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources)||Jul 2007|
|Loan Agreement for Uttarakhand Power Sector Investment Program - Project 1 between India and Asian Development Bank dated 22 February 2007||Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources)||Feb 2007|
|Project Agreement for Uttarakhand Power Sector Investment Program - Project 1 between Asian Development Bank and State of Uttarakhand dated 22 February 2007||Project/Program Agreements||Feb 2007|
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