The objective is to upgrade and expand the power transmission system in the Chittagong region to ensure adequate and reliable power supply in the southeastern region of Bangladesh.
The project will construct 46 km of 400 kV and 230 kV double-circuit transmission lines and associated substations and line bays in the Chittagong region. This will collectively provide 1,400 megavolt-ampere (MVA) transmission capacity at different voltage levels.
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The Project has been screened and reviewed with reference to AIIB’s Environmental and Social Policy (ESP) and Environmental and Social Standards (ESS). The Project has been assigned Category B.
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Raqib Ahmed Chowdhury
Investment Operations Specialist
Md. Shahriar Kader Siddiky
Economic Relations Division,
Ministry of Finance, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB) Limited