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Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2017-05-26
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Borrower or Client: India
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Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 240.00 million
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Project Cost (USD): $ 570.00 million
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24x7 - Power for all in Andhra Pradesh
The development objective of Andhra Pradesh 24X7 Power for All Project for India is to increase the delivery of electricity to customers and to improve the operational efficiency and system reliability in distribution of electricity in selected areas in Andhra Pradesh. This project has four components. 1) The first component, Power Transmission System Strengthening, aims to make priority investments in 220 kilovolt (kV), 132 kV, 66 kV, and 33 kV transmission and sub-transmission lines and associated substations, to strengthen and augment the power system. 2) The second component, Smart Grid Development in Urban Areas, aims to identify and develop a number of selected cities across India as Smart cities. 3) The third component, Distribution System Strengthening in Rural Areas, aims to support strengthening and augmentation of the distribution network (33kV and below) and construction of the High Voltage Distribution System (HVDS) in rural areas. 4) The fourth component, Technical Assistance for Institutional Development and Capacity Building, aims to improve the project management capabilities and commercial performance of the Andhra Pradesh distribution utilities by: (i) improving Information and communications technologies (ICT) systems; (ii) improving the business processes; (iii) supporting supervision of contracts through Project Management Consultants; and (iv) building staff capacity through training, workshops, and study tours.
Contact: Mani Khurana
Title: Energy Specialist
Contact: Simon J. Stolp
Title: Lead Energy Specialist
Name: Department of Economic Affairs
Contact: Lekhan Thakkar
Title: Director (MI)
Tel: + 91 11 23094193
Name: Andhra Pradesh
Contact: Ajay Jain
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