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India: Uttar Pradesh Power Distribution Network Rehabilitation Project – Tranche 1

Sovereign (Public) Project | 51395-003 Status: Active

The proposed Project will improve the quality and reliability of electricity supply, reduce the aggregate technical and commercial (ATC) losses in electricity distribution and restore the financial sustainability of the rural electricity supply. The Project will convert the low voltage distribution lines to aerial bundle conductors (ABC), separate the 11 kilovolt (kV) feeders supplying agriculture and rural households to facilitate the rationing of electricity supply to agriculture consumers, increase the supply duration to rural households and enhance the community engagement for improving electricity supply cost recovery and gender inclusivity in electricity distribution related activities in rural areas.

Project Details

Project Officer
Perera, Pradeep South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • India
Sector
  • Energy
 
Project Name Uttar Pradesh Power Distribution Network Rehabilitation Project – Tranche 1
Project Number 51395-003
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 4025-IND: Uttar Pradesh Power Distribution Network Rehabilitation Project Tranche 1
Ordinary capital resources US$ 300.00 million
TA 6636-IND: Enhancing Community Participation, Gender Mainstreaming, and Institutional Capacity Building of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Electricity transmission and distribution

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The proposed Project will improve the quality and reliability of electricity supply, reduce the aggregate technical and commercial (ATC) losses in electricity distribution and restore the financial sustainability of the rural electricity supply. The Project will convert the low voltage distribution lines to aerial bundle conductors (ABC), separate the 11 kilovolt (kV) feeders supplying agriculture and rural households to facilitate the rationing of electricity supply to agriculture consumers, increase the supply duration to rural households and enhance the community engagement for improving electricity supply cost recovery and gender inclusivity in electricity distribution related activities in rural areas.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The electricity supply to rural areas in Uttar Pradesh and in most parts of rural India is characterized by (i) frequent power failures resulting in an average supply duration of 16-18 hours per day (ii) inadequate cost recovery and poor bill collection efficiency from rural residential and agriculture consumers (iii) overloaded and dilapidated electricity distribution network. The rural electricity supply is saddled with following problems; (i) unauthorized connections of agricultural pumps and households/commercial connections, (ii) over-use of subsidized electricity for agricultural water pumping causing financial losses, (iii) aged and poorly maintained distribution lines and transformers, which are frequently operated above rated capacity, causing excessive technical losses to the DISCOMs and a poor quality of service to the customers and (iv) presence of large number of unmetered residential and agriculture connections, irregular meter reading and infrequent bill collections from rural consumers.
Impact Quality of power supply and financial cost recovery in power supply in Uttar Pradesh
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Efficiency, reliability, and sustainability of power supply in selected areas in Uttar Pradesh improved
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Rural electricity distribution network improved

Systems for separating electricity distribution for agriculture consumers and for residential consumers established

. Systems for bill collection in rural areas and financial management improved and gender-sensitive workplaces created

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Uttar Pradesh
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
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 All procurement of goods, works, nonconsulting, and consulting services will be undertaken in accordance with ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and ADB 's Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time).
Procurement All procurement of goods, works, nonconsulting, and consulting services will be undertaken in accordance with ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and ADB 's Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Perera, Pradeep
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL)
Shakti Bhawan 14 Ashok Marg, Lucknow,
Uttar Pradesh, India
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM 05 Aug 2020
Approval 04 Dec 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 04 Dec 2020

Loan 4025-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Dec 2020 18 Dec 2020 10 Feb 2021 30 Jun 2026 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 624.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 300.00 04 Dec 2020 98.28 0.00 33%
Counterpart 324.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 04 Dec 2020 0.00 0.00 0%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - Unsatisfactory Unsatisfactory Unsatisfactory - Unsatisfactory

TA 6636-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2022 31 Dec 2023 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,000,000.00 04 Dec 2020 0.00
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - Unsatisfactory Unsatisfactory Unsatisfactory - Unsatisfactory

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Implementation of Outputs 1 & 2 of the TA Firm - Consulting Closed 13 Jan 2021 10 Feb 2021
International Environment Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 03 Feb 2021 12 Feb 2021
National Environment Assessment Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 03 Feb 2021 12 Feb 2021
National Social Development Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 12 Feb 2021 18 Feb 2021
National Health and Safety Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 12 Feb 2021 18 Feb 2021
National Project Management Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 12 Feb 2021 18 Feb 2021
National Environment Assessment Expert Individual - Consulting Closed 04 Mar 2021 11 Mar 2021
Financial management capacity building including accounting systems and billing systems improved and developed Firm - Consulting Active 06 Apr 2021 20 Apr 2021

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
PUVVNL_REPLACEMENT OF LT BARE CONDUCTOR TO AB CABLE IN MIRZAPUR ZONE (EAV 176) Loan 4025 19 Feb 2021 SRI GOPIKRISHNA INFRASTRUCTURE PRIVATE LTD 30/B(8-3-191/162) VENGALRAO NAGAR, HYDERABAD 500038 INDIA Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) TURNKEY 8,614,243.23 8,504,821.59
PUVVNL_REPLACEMENT OF LT BARE CONDUCTOR TO AB CABLE IN ALLAHABAD (PRAYAGRAJ) ZONE Loan 4025 23 Feb 2021 M/S LARSEN & TOUBRO LIMITED L&T HOUSE N.M. MARG, BALLARD ESTATE, MUMBAI 400001, POONAMALLEE RD.MANAPAKKAM INDIA Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) TURNKEY 21,197,498.72 20,952,728.04
PUVVNL_REPLACEMENT OF EXISTING BARE CONDUCTOR WITH AB CABLE IN VARANASI ZONE Loan 4025 24 Feb 2021 M/S ASHOKA BUILDCON LIMITED 861 ASHOKA HOUSE, ASHOKA MARG, VADALA, NASHIK 422011 INDIA Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) TURNKEY 16,834,956.76 16,621,112.26
PUVVNL_REPLACEMENT OF AB CABLE IN GORAKHPUR ZONE Loan 4025 24 Feb 2021 M/S STAMBH POWER SYSTEM PVT. LTD A-10 VIBHUTI KHAND, GOMTI NAGAR LUCKNOW 226010 INDIA Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) TURNKEY 17,674,539.17 17,407,460.98
PUVVNL_REPLACEMENT WITH AB CABLE IN BASTI ZONE Loan 4025 25 Feb 2021 M/S A.K. INFRA PROJECTS PVT. LTD. VILL. BHADIWA, POST-AMBA DIST. VARANASI U.P. 221104 INDIA Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) TURNKEY 7,459,679.01 7,353,605.20
PUVVNL_REPLACEMENT WITH AB CABLE IN AZAMGARH ZONE Loan 4025 25 Feb 2021 NCC LTD. HYDERABAD NCC HOUSE, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD 500081 INDIA Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) TURNKEY 12,797,307.24 12,615,334.37
MVVNL_REPLACEMENT OF EXISTING BARE CONDUCTOR LT LINES WITH AB CABLE IN FAIZABAD ZONE Loan 4025 26 Feb 2021 M/S LARSEN & TOUBRO LIMITED L&T HOUSE, N.M. MARG, BALLARD ESTATE, MUMBAI 400001 INDIA Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) TURNKEY 18,479,522.60 18,200,280.39

Procurement Plan

None currently available.