National Transmission Modernization I Project (WB-P154987)

  • Pakistan
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 425.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 493.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 1, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 8, 2016

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Project Description
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The proposed project would invest in high-priority transmission infrastructure, information communication technology (ICT) and technical assistance (TA). Infrastructure investments would be either transmission lines, transmission substations or a combination of the two. The project will create new assets or rehabilitate existing parts of the system. The subprojects would be selected based on system planning conducted by NTDC that identifies the highest priority improvements. The ICT investment would support better corporate and operations management, while the TA would enable NTDC to implement the project.
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ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: CONTACTS World Bank Contact: Anh Nguyet Pham Title: Senior Energy Specialist Tel: 473-9886 Email: Contact: Anjum Ahmad Title: Senior Energy Specialist Tel: 5722+225 / 9 Email: Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Islamic Republic of Pakistan Contact: Omar Hamid Khan Title: Additional Secretary-II Tel: 92519205327 Email: Implementing Agencies Name: National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) Contact: Muhammad Arshad Chaudhry Title: Managing Director Tel: 924299202229 Email:

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