India: MFF - National Power Grid Development Investment Program (Facility Concept)

Sovereign (Public) Project | 39630-013 Status: Closed

The Asian Development Bank is working with India to promote sustained social and economic prosperity by providing adequate and reliable power supply. The program is improving power transmission network reliability and efficiency through expansion of the national grid.

Project Name MFF - National Power Grid Development Investment Program (Facility Concept)
Project Number 39630-013
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept 0019-IND: MFF - National Power Grid Development Investment Program (Facility Concept)
Ordinary capital resources US$ 600.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The MFF is expected to increase inter-regional transmission capacity and enhance reliability and efficiency of the inter-state transmisison network. The Investment Program will include Upgradation of Transmission Corridor from Uttaranchal and 800kV High Voltage Direct Current North-eastern - Northern/Western Inter-connector.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The proposed MFF is consistent with the ADB's strategy of supporting expansion and optimization of transmission network and will also help promote open acess policy introduced under the Electricity Act, 2003.
Impact Increased transmission capacity and affordable and reliable power supply for sustained economic growth
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome National Power Grid strengthening and augmentation/expansion with transmission bottlenecks removed and losses reduced
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

800kV HVDC North eastern Northern / Western Inter connector

Upgrading transmission corridor from Uttaranchal

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location the North-eastern, Northern and Western regions of India
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Requirement for consulting services is yet to be determined.
Procurement To be determined.
Responsible ADB Officer Karbar, Vallabha R.
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
Plot No. 2, Sector - 29
Gurgaon - 122 001 Haryana, India
Concept Clearance 27 Nov 2006
Fact Finding 20 Nov 2006 to 08 Dec 2006
MRM 12 Feb 2007
Approval 28 Mar 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 26 Jan 2007
Last PDS Update 21 Sep 2010

MFF Facility Concept 0019-IND

Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 1,362.60 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 600.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 762.60 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %

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