Assam Power Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1 (ADB-47101-002)

Countries
  • India
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Assam
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Jul 11, 2014
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Borrower
Assam Power Generation Corporation Ltd.
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Hydropower
  • Industry and Trade
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 62.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Sep 29, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 9, 2017


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Project Description
This project upgrades power generation and distribution systems, including the construction of a 120-megawatt hydropower plant. It is also financing new energy efficient power generation equipment at existing plants; new distribution lines and substations; and financial management training and other support for staff of state power companies, Assam Power Generation Corporation and Assam Power Distribution Company. The program is supporting the construction of the Lower Kopili run-of-the-river hydropower plant in central Assam.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Assam Power Generation Corporation Ltd. PMU_ASEB@REDIFFMAIL.COM Assam State Electricity Board , 4th Floor Bijuleen Bhawan Paltan Bazar, Guwahati-781001 ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main