World Bank Approves US$ 470 Million to Improve Electricity Supply in the North Eastern Region, India

June 24, 2016

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2016 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following projects:


India: North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project


IBRD Credit: US$470 million equivalent

Terms: Maturity = 24.5 years, Grace = 5 years

Project ID: P127974

Project Description: The objective of the project is to increase the delivery of electricity at the boundaries of the power distribution network in the participating states in the North Eastern Region.


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