41627-043: MFF - Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3

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Himachal Pradesh is a mountainous state with abundant water resources in the five major rivers flowing through the state from the western Himalayas. The power generation potential of Himachal Pradesh is about 23,000 MW about one fourth of India s total hydropower potential out of which about 6,480 MW has been developed. Recognizing the state s comparative advantage in hydropower generation, the main strategy of the Government of Himachal Pradesh (GOHP) is the development of Himachal Pradesh ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 41627-043
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2687
Approval Date 22 Oct 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 208,000
Geographical Location Himachal Pradesh, India
Sector Energy
Subsector Large hydropower generation
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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