44192-014: SASEC Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project (Additional Financing)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Bangladesh and India are establishing a cross-border link (the interconnection) between the western electrical grid of Bangladesh and the eastern electrical grid of India in 2013 to facilitate the exchange of electric power between the countries. The proposed interconnection includes about 112 kilometers of 400 kV double circuit transmission line between the electrical substations at Baharampur in India and Bheramara in Bangladesh, a 400 kV switching station at Baharampur, a 500 MW back to ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 44192-014
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 3031
Approval Date 25 Sep 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 12,000
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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