31296-013: West Zone Power System Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the Project are to (i) increase electrification in Southwest Bangladesh; (ii) enable evacuation and economic utilization of the power generated from the projects being contracted at Baghabari and Bheramara; and (iii) reduce losses and improve reliability of the existing transmission and distribution systems in southwest Bangladesh. Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 31296-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1884
Loan No. 1885
Approval Date 17 Dec 2001
Closing Date 21 Jun 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 198,900
Geographical Location Dhaka, Khulna Central and South West Region of the country
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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