Enhancing Capacity to Design and Implement Energy Sector Projects (ADB-53279-001)

  • India
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Specific Location
Meghalaya, Tripura, Uttarakhand
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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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)
$ 1.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Mar 6, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Sep 17, 2019

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Project Description

According to the bank website, the proposed project "will help the executing agencies and implementing agencies meet government and ADB financing requirements by supporting project preparation, increasing project readiness, building capacity in project implementation and overall portfolio management. The TA will support the following ensuing projects and provide initial implementation support after project approval to ensure smooth project implementation.

(i) Uttarakhand Transmission Strengthening and Distribution Improvement Project

(ii) Meghalaya Power Distribution Sector Improvement Project

(iii) Tripura Generation Upgrading and Distribution Strengthening Project

(iv) Other projects to be proposed by the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance for ADB Financing."

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Jaimes Kolantharaj
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Department of Economic Affairs
Ministry of Finance
Room No. 40-B North Block
New Delhi-110001, India


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