The development objective of North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project for India is funded by the World Bank.
This will help to increase the delivery of electricity at the boundaries of the power distribution network in the participating states in the North Eastern Region.
This project has two components.
1) The first component, Priority Investments for Strengthening Intrastate Transmission, Subtransmission, and Distribution Systems, will include priority investments for strengthening and augmenting the intrastate transmission,
sub-transmission, and distribution networks by upgrading old and constructing new 220 kilovolt,132 kilovolt, 66 kilovolt, and 33 kilovolt lines and associated substations in each of the six participating states.
2) The second component, Technical Assistance for Capacity Building and Institutional Strengthening (CBIS) of Power Utilities and Departments of Participating States, will provide support for capacity building of power utilities and departments across the six participating states.
Status Active Approval Date (as of board presentation) was June 24, 2016 The Closing Date has been finalized to March 31, 2023.
The Total Project Cost has been put at US$ 952.20 million with Commitment Amount US$ 470.00 million. The Team Leadera are Rohit Mittal, Kwawu Mensan Gaba.
With inputs from: World Bank
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