51236-002: SASEC Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project | Asian Development Bank

Bangladesh: SASEC Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 51236-002 Status: Active

Support on cross border trading of power between India and Bangladesh for existing and planned interconnections

Project Details

Project Officer
George, Len V. South Asia Department Request for information
  • Bangladesh
  • Energy
Project Name SASEC Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project
Project Number 51236-002
Country Bangladesh
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9470-BAN: SASEC Bangladesh India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Electricity transmission and distribution - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description Support on cross border trading of power between India and Bangladesh for existing and planned interconnections
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Support for a framework for cross border power trading in Bangladesh
Impact Availability and sustainability of power supply in Bangladesh improved by 2021 (Vision 2021)
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Framework for cross border interconnections for Bangladesh prepared.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Output 1 Roadmap for cross border power trading for Bangladesh finalized.

Output 2 Technical and sector studies for potential interconnection projects prepared

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
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 Individual consultants will be recruited under the TA. ADB will engage the consultants following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions.
Procurement Not applicable
Responsible ADB Officer George, Len V.
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval 12 Dec 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 18 Dec 2017

TA 9470-BAN

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Dec 2017 - 12 Dec 2017 31 Dec 2018 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 12 Dec 2017 7,214.78

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