42915-014: Rural Electrification Corporation of India

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Proceeds of the proposed loan will be relent by REC to finance transmission and distribution (T&D) networks in the rural sector. The loan proceeds will be used to finance the expansion of the high voltage distribution system (HVDS) network which will replace low voltage systems. The installation of the HVDS will facilitate segregation of rural agricultural and nonagricultural feeders to substantially reduce commercial and technical losses. Read More

Country India
Borrower/Equity Investment Name
Project Number 42915-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7288/2476
Approval Date 27 Nov 2008
Geographical Location Rural and Semi-Urban India
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution


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