44192-013: Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project will include (i) a 40 long kilometer 400kV double circuit transmission line from the Bangladesh India border to Bheramara, (ii) a 500mW back to back HVDC station at Bheramara; and (iii) a 230kV interconnection with the western grid of Bangladesh. Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 44192-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 3031
Loan No. 2661
Approval Date 31 Aug 2010
Closing Date 23 Jun 2015
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 112,000
Geographical Location A cross-border between Bangladesh and India.
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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