Design, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of 20 kV Distribution Network of Gardez, and Wazai Zadran

Total Budget Spent
$22,892,796 $16,059,923
FY Budget Spent
$3,337,662 $0
Major Milestones
Overall Planned
Overall Actual
Current Status ongoing
Location Paktia
Funding Agency Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Exp/Start Date 04-May-17
Contractual Completion Date 10-Jul-20
Expected Completion Date 24-Apr-19
Design, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of 20 kV Distribution Network of Gardez, and Wazai Zadran
Project Description: The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has received a grant 0332-AFG: MFF from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) towards the cost of energy sector Development investment program- Tranche 4, and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the contract for DABS/012/ICB-Lot 02: Design, Supply, Installation, testing & commissioning of Gardez & Wazai Zadran 20 kV distribution Network. The above-mentioned distribution network will be fed by the grid substations which is under separate contract/s. This project complies with the government strategy to increase national access to electricity. The scope of works entails the development of new 20 kV and LV networks. The number or beneficiaries are estimated to be 13000 & 5000 consumers at Gardez & Wazai Zadran respectively.Design, Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning of 20 kV Distribution Network of Gardez & Wazai Zadran – Lot-02. The Scope of work includes overall Design, Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning of 135 km of MV lines, 127 Distribution Transformers and 190 km LV ABC lines. The project comprises the detailed Survey & Design of MV and LV networks, Supply of Distribution Transformers, LV panels, LV/MV cables and Accessories, AAC Conductors and Accessories, Concrete/Steel Poles and Assembly Accessories, Electronic Meters and Meterboxes, MV Switches and Fuses and Installation of MV/LV network and equipment.
Donor: 5
Start Date: 2017-05-04
End Date: 2019-04-24
Location: Paktia
Physical Progress: 98.00%
Financial Progress: 73.23%
Progress Status: ongoing
Expected Results: The main objectives of the project are enhancement in the capacity of Distribution System by adding MV & LV distribution Networks in the existing system to facilitate the end consumers.The distribution project scope includes survey, design, supply, installation and commissioning of plant in distribution networks of Gardez & Wazai Zadran - Lot-02.The number of estimated beneficiaries in Gardez & Wazai Zadran are 18,000 residential consumers.