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  • India
Location: Assam
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2014-11-25
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Borrower or Client: Assam Power Distribution Company Ltd.
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  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 50.20 million
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Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-10-17
Disclosure Date: 2017-02-28
Assam Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program - Tranche 4

Project Description
This project funds a distribution efficiency improvement project in the state of Assam. It will enhance the subtransmission and distribution capacities to improve operational efficiency and electricity service. This project will finance: adding to existing transformers, constructing 33 kV lines, 33 kV and 11 kV railway and river crossings, and 33 kV terminal bays; constructing new 33/11 kV substations, 11 kV lines, and 11 kV aerial bunch conductors; and introducing quick response operation and maintenance system, and installation of 8500 units of information technology modules (smart metering).
Investment Description
Contact Information
Assam Power Distribution Company 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
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