Assam Power Transmission Improvement Project (ADB-50048-001)

  • India
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Nov 24, 2016
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Government of India
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  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.22 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 670.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 2, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Nov 25, 2016

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Project Description


Government of Assam and Assam Electricity Grid Corporation Limited (AEGCL) informed ADB that number of subprojects from 13th Development Plan have been shortlisted and included in the proposed Assam Power Transmission Improvement Project (APTIP) with an estimated total project cost at around $670 million.

Detailed project report (DPR) for APTIP was submitted to ADB. The following subprojects are identified for investments:

(i) Construction of new grid substations (220/132 kV; 220/132/33 kV; 220/33 kV; 132/33 kV; and 132/11 kV);

(ii) Augmentation of existing 220/132 kV substations by increasing transformers capacity;

(iii) Conversion of existing substations with air insulated switchgear to gas insulated switchgear (220/132/33kV and 132/33 kV)

(iv) Construction of 220 kV and 132 kV transmission lines; and

(v) Augmentation and reconductoring of the existing 220 kV and 132 kV transmission lines


Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information


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Responsible ADB Officer Yusupov, Aziz A.
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines