47190-001: Power Distribution Enhancement Investment Program 2 | Asian Development Bank

Pakistan: Power Distribution Enhancement Investment Program 2

Sovereign (Public) Project | 47190-001 Status: Active

The PPTA will undertake necessary due diligence for preparing the MFF and tranche 1 and assist the pre-implementation works.

Project Details

Project Officer
Tareen, Adnan Central and West Asia Department Request for information
  • Pakistan
  • Energy
Project Name Power Distribution Enhancement Investment Program 2
Project Number 47190-001
Country Pakistan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8410-PAK: Power Distribution Enhancement Investment Program 2
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Electricity transmission and distribution

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The PPTA will undertake necessary due diligence for preparing the MFF and tranche 1 and assist the pre-implementation works.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The PPTA is necessary on the following grounds:

(i) The Investment Program is urgently needed in Pakistan.

(ii) While the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has a plan to invest in the program, there is a need to prepare a feasibility study to process the investment program and loan for Tranche 1.

(iii) Expertise of competent international and national consultants is needed to prepare the Investment Program considering its technical complexity and scale.

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design During PPTA, consultations with the poor and low-income groups will be conducted to include them in the planning process. Risks and vulnerabilities for low income, women, poor and excluded groups will be documented in consultation and participation of these groups.
During Project Implementation Consultations with relevant stakeholders were conducted.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services An international consulting firm has been engaged to conduct the feasibility study, technical, financial and economic due diligence. The firm is also tasked to assist the implementing agencies (IA) in procurement tasks such as preparing bidding documents and technical specifications. Individual experts (international and national) have also been hired to assist the IAs in capacity development, assessing utility operations and recommending improvements, conducting sector assessment and updating of road map, as well as in assessing environment, social and gender impacts.
Responsible ADB Officer Tareen, Adnan
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pvt.) Limited
403-WAPDA House
Lahore-54000, Pakistan
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval 29 Jul 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Mar 2017

TA 8410-PAK

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Jul 2013 19 Aug 2013 19 Aug 2013 31 Dec 2014 31 Dec 2017 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,500,000.00 0.00 300,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,800,000.00 29 Jul 2013 924,192.86

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