47107-001: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Cross-Border Power Trade Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Regional energy planning including cross-border energy trading infrastructure has been identified as a key impetus area in recent studies that reflect ADB's commitment of supporting regional cooperation in South Asia. A regional technical assistance (RETA 6383) for Preparing the Energy Sector Dialogue and SAARC Energy Center Capacity Development led to SAARC Regional Energy Trade Study (SRETS) which was endorsed by the SAARC Energy Ministers in 2011. The follow up South Asia Regional Power ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 47107-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 8619
Approval Date 07 Feb 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Knowledge solutions (KNS)
Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)


Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.

View the latest procurement notices for Goods, Works and Related Services, or Consulting Services.