East Coast Economic Corridor: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
ADB, India sign $451 million loan to strengthen Power Connectivity in Tamil Nadu
Published: November 29, 2019
Government of India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $451 million loan for strengthening power connectivity between northern and southern parts of Chennai–Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) which is part of East Coast Economic Corridor (ECEC). ECEC is India’s first coastal economic corridor. Key Highlights of Project It will help establish extra-high-voltage transmission link ..
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GoI and ADB sign USD 451 Million Loan Agreement to Strengthen Power Connectivity in Tamil Nadu
Published: November 28, 2019
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India (GoI) have signed a USD 451 Million(approx Rs 3,200 crore) Loan Agreement for strengthening the power connectivity between the northern and the southern parts of the Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC). CKIC will also build an operational capacity for Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation(TANTRANSCO), for which ADB ..
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Union Government signs a $300 million loan pact with ADB to boost infra funding by IIFCL
Published: November 17, 2018
In New Delhi, the Government of India (GoI) has signed a $300 million loan agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL) that provides long-term finance to infrastructure projects. The move is expected to enhance the availability of long-term finance for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects, improve operational capacity of ..
India, ADB ink $375 million loan pact for East Coast Economic Corridor
Published: February 27, 2017
India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed $375 million pact for loans and grants to develop 800 km Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor. It is the first phase of a planned 2,500-km East Coast Economic Corridor. Earlier in September 2016, ADB had approved $631 million in loans and grants for the industrial corridor. Key Facts The ..
ADB approves $631 million loan for Vizag-Chennai industrial corridor
Published: September 21, 2016
Multilateral funding agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $631 million loan for building India’s first coastal industrial corridor between Visakhapatnam (Vizag) and Chennai. The fund will help develop the first key 800-km section of the planned 2,500-km East Coast Economic Corridor. Key Facts The coastal industrial corridor is expected to boost development on eastern coast ..