Assam Power Sector Investment Programme

Assam Power Sector Investment Programme seeks to enhance capacity and efficiency of the energy generation and distribution system in Assam in order to improve electricity service to end-users. It was approved by the Asian Development Bank Board in July 2014. Recently, India and Asian Development Bank signed the third tranche loan for this programme worth $231 million. It will be used to construct a 120 MW hydroelectric power plant for households’ benefits.