National Transmission Modernization I Project (WB-P154987)

  • Pakistan
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 425.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 493.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 1, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 8, 2016

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Project Description
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.
Investment Description
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