ADB gives $90 m to Assam for power

KOLKATA: Asian Development Bank has extended an $89.7 million loan for the Assam power sector enhancement programme to build two substations, 342 km of transmission lines and augment 11 existing substations. This is part of a $200 million credit-line offered to Assam for the state's power sector development. Under this project, the state plans to build 14 substations and over 600 km of transmission links.