At project formulation in 2013, the power supply condition in Myanmar was very poor. Electrification was only 28% in 2012, growing at a very slow rate from 16% in 2006. Power supply capacity was inadequate, especially during the dry season, resulting in persistent power outages.
In May 2005, the government of Pakistan began implementing a series of integrated activities in line with the power sector development strategy set out in its Medium-Term Development Framework. That framework envisaged additional power generation, transmission, and distribution capacities to ensure sufficient electricity supply to meet the 8% annual economic growth projected for the planning p
In May 2005, the government of Pakistan started implementing a series of integrated activities in line with the power sector development strategy it adopted under its Medium-Term Development Framework, 2005–2010. The strategy envisaged additional power generation, transmission, and distribution capacities to ensure sufficient electricity supply to meet the projected 8% per annum growth over th
Assam’s power sector faced serious challenges in the late 2000s. Only one-third of households had access to electricity. Frequent power outages, lasting 5–6 hours a day during the peak season, created significant problems for consumers.
Assam, known for its large tea and petroleum industries, has the largest economy in the northeastern region of India. But it has lagged behind the rest of India in terms of growth and investment climate. Its economic activities have been significantly constrained by inadequate power supply and limited access to electricity.