Original disclosure @ AIIB website
Updated in EWS Jun 29, 2020
Disclosed by Bank Aug 28, 2019
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According to bank documents, "The objective of the proposed Project is to enhance the reliability and efficiency of power transmission in Dhaka and Western Zone of Bangladesh and strengthen institutional capacity of PGCB.
The proposed Project will include three components.
•Component 1: construction of substations with a total capacity of 4,450 megavolt-ampere (MVA)and transmission lines of 40 km in Greater Dhaka.
•Component 2: construction of substations with a total capacity of 2,990MVA and transmission lines of 368 km and20 bay extensions in Western Zone.
•Component 3: strengthening of institutional capacity of Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB).
ADB loan: USD 300 million
People’s Republic of China Poverty Reduction and Regional Cooperation Fund: USD0.75 million
Government of Bangladesh/PGCB: 249.25million
Senior Investment Operations Specialist
Principal Energy Specialist
Bibi Karimun Nessa
Pranab Kumar Roy
Chief Engineer of Planning and Development
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