India: Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1

Sovereign Project | 43467-015 Status: Active


ADB is helping the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh provide reliable, 24-hour electricity to rural households. The project will establish separate power feeders for households and agricultural use, and install high-voltage distribution systems and new power connections. It will also help women develop livelihood opportunities that will emerge with the advent of uninterrupted power to their districts.

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Project Name Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1
Project Number 43467-015
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2764-IND: MFF - Madhya Pradesh Energy Efficiency Project (Tranche 1)
Ordinary capital resources US$ 200.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming

The multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) in the amount of $400 million was approved by ADB on 15 July 2011. Under this MFF, ADB has approved the loan of $400 million in two (2) tranches for an amount of $200 million each. The first tranche of the MFF, Loan 2764 IND (Project 1) was approved on 15 July 2011; and the second tranche of the MFF, Loan 2830 IND (Project 2) on 14 December 2011. The Loan and Project Agreements for Loan 2764 (Project 1) and Loan 2830 (Project 2) were signed on 17 August 2011 and 27 February 2012, respectively. Loan 2764 became effective on 19 October 2011, and the Loan 2830 on 9 May 2012. The closing date for both loans is 28 February 2015.

The investment project under Loan 2764 and Loan 2830 includes three components which will be implemented by the following three executing agencies (EA): (a) DISCOM-C in Bhopal, (b) DISCOM E in Jabalpur and (c) DISCOM W in Indore. The components are as follows: (i) feeder separation that will separate power supply lines to irrigation pumps and households; (ii) installation of high voltage distribution system (HVDS); (iii) supply quality improvement and metering, and (iv) upstream 33 kV Network Strengthening.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy This MFF funds power sector investments in distribution systems in rural Madhya Pradesh (MP) to ensure 24 hour power supply to households and financial sustainability of the power distribution companies (DISCOMs).
Impact Continuous and higher quality supply of electricity to rural households in Madhya Pradesh

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome Improved operational efficiency of electricity distribution in rural areas of Madhya Pradesh, benefiting 1.4 million households
Progress Toward Outcome Implementation is ongoing.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Separate feeders for agricultural pumps and households and installed High Voltage Distribution Systems (HVDS)

2. Installed meters, new household connections.

3. Access to business development services improved for women-headed microenterprises

4. Built capacity of women self help groups

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) All contracts have been awarded, implementation is ongoing.
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects The Environmental Monitoring reports submitted by DISCOMs have been uploaded in ADB website.
Involuntary Resettlement Construction of new distribution lines will be pole based.
Indigenous Peoples In the event of impacts on indigenous people, the project will apply the mitigation measures provided in the indigenous people planning framework and the resettlement framework, which include specific measures that provide entitlements to vulnerable groups, including indigenous people.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design During Project preparation, consultations were held with the concerned Government officials. Additionally, consultations were also carried out with the affected persons in the project area and with the local community.
During Project Implementation Public consultation with all stakeholders will continue throughout implementation of the project.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Banerjee, Jyotirmoy
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
M Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Co.Ltd.
[email protected]
Nishtha Parisar, Govindpura, Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh, 461 023, India
M Pradesh Paschim Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Co. Ltd.
[email protected]
Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh Poorv Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Co Ltd
[email protected]
Block No. 7, Shakti Bhawan, Vidyut Nagar
Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482 008 India


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM 28 Apr 2011
Approval 15 Jul 2011
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 13 Sep 2016

Loan 2764-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
15 Jul 2011 17 Aug 2011 19 Oct 2011 28 Feb 2015 28 Feb 2018 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 200.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 200.00 15 Jul 2011 181.51 0.00 91%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 15 Jul 2011 105.92 0.00 53%

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