44426-014: National Grid Improvement Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

To optimize transnational power supply and promote country-wide power transfer in an efficient manner, the Government aims to integrate regional power grid network systems, which comprise five interconnected electrical regions including northern, north-eastern, eastern, western, and southern. Each electrical region attempts to connect and synchronize power system of neighboring states within the region, but interregional power transfer capacity has still been limited. Since natural energy ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 44426-014
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2787
Approval Date 30 Sep 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500,000
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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