37139-053: Uttarakhand Power Sector Investment Program - Tranche 4

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project will expand the transmission evacuation system in Uttarakhand resulting in rapid expansion of hydropower. Approximately 6,000MW of hydropower capacity is expected to be developed in Uttarakhand by 2021, of which 2,700MW will be added in Alaknanda river basin. The project will establish a strong and reliable bulk power evacuation system of 2,500MW capacity connecting Uttarakhand to the Northern Grid. The proposed tranche will have the following outputs: (i) construction of ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 37139-053
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2924
Approval Date 26 Oct 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 150,000
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
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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