29471-013: Rural Electrification, Distribution and Transmission Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the Project are to develop rural electrification, to reinforce NEA s distribution and transmission systems, and to strengthen NEA s performance. The Project scope will include: (i) rural electrification for about 123,000 new households; (ii) distribution system reinforcement to serve load growth in existing service areas; (iii) 132 kV transmission system development in the Kathmandu Valley and some other locations; (iv) establishing computerized customer billing systems in ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 29471-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1732
Loan No. 8199
Approval Date 21 Dec 1999
Closing Date 19 Dec 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 50,000
Geographical Location The rural electrification schemes are located in the Eastern, Central and Western Regions of Nepal.
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B


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