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India: Enhancing Capacity to Design and Implement Energy Sector Projects

Sovereign (Public) Project | 53279-001 Status: Approved

The TA facility is estimated to cost $1,100,000, of which $1,000,000 will be financed on a grant basis by ADB's Technical Assistance Special Fund (TASF-other sources).

The proposed transaction technical assistance facility (TA) will help the executing agencies and implementing agencies meet government and ADB financing requirements by supporting project preparation, increasing project readiness, building capacity in project implementation and overall portfolio management. The TA will support the following ensuing projects and provide initial implementation support after project approval to ensure smooth project implementation.

(i) Uttarakhand Transmission Strengthening and Distribution Improvement Project

(ii) Meghalaya Power Distribution Sector Improvement Project

(iii) Tripura Generation Upgrading and Distribution Strengthening Project

(iv) Other projects to be proposed by the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance for ADB Financing.

Project Details

Project Officer
Jaimes Kolantharaj South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • India
Sector
  • Energy
 
Project Name Enhancing Capacity to Design and Implement Energy Sector Projects
Project Number 53279-001
Country India
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9813-IND: Enhancing Capacity to Design and Implement Energy Sector Projects
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Electricity transmission and distribution - Renewable energy generation - small hydro

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description

The TA facility is estimated to cost $1,100,000, of which $1,000,000 will be financed on a grant basis by ADB's Technical Assistance Special Fund (TASF-other sources).

The proposed transaction technical assistance facility (TA) will help the executing agencies and implementing agencies meet government and ADB financing requirements by supporting project preparation, increasing project readiness, building capacity in project implementation and overall portfolio management. The TA will support the following ensuing projects and provide initial implementation support after project approval to ensure smooth project implementation.

(i) Uttarakhand Transmission Strengthening and Distribution Improvement Project

(ii) Meghalaya Power Distribution Sector Improvement Project

(iii) Tripura Generation Upgrading and Distribution Strengthening Project

(iv) Other projects to be proposed by the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance for ADB Financing.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The projects to be supported by this TA are aligned with the operational priorities of ADB's Strategy 2030, namely (i) addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequality by providing improved access to electricity and access to quality jobs, health and social services; (ii) tackling climate change, building climate resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability; (iii) accelerating progress in gender equality by providing new opportunities using energy-based livelihoods; and (iv) promoting rural development and food security through enhanced power supplies to rural areas.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Meghalaya, Tripura, Uttarakhand
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

To be selected and engaged by implementing agency and ADB

ICS (international) - 22 person-months

ICS (national) - 48 person-months

Procurement Not applicable
Responsible ADB Officer Jaimes Kolantharaj
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Department of Economic Affairs
Ministry of Finance
Room No. 40-B North Block
New Delhi-110001, India
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 03 Oct 2019
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 04 Oct 2019

TA 9813-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Oct 2019 - - 28 Feb 2022 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 03 Oct 2019 0.00

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