41626-013: Bihar Power System Improvement Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
Electric power is an essential item for economic development and improvement of social wellbeing of India. It faces formidable challenges in achieving balanced infrastructure development, where the provision of adequate energy plays an essential role in reducing poverty through sustainable economic growth. The Government of India (GOI) has confirmed its `Power for All' initiative to provide universal power supply by 2012, which will require 100,000 megawatt (MW) of new generation capacity ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 2681
|Approval Date||19 Oct 2010|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||132,200|
|Geographical Location||Bihar, India|
|Subsector||Electricity transmission and distribution|
Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)|
Indigenous People: C
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