Accelerated Power Development & Reform Programme (APDRP)

Objective: The APDRP programme was introduced in 2002-03 under 10th Five Year Plan with a view to achieve commercial viability of SEBc/utilities and link it to the reform process. The Govt. of Odisha implemented seven projects under the programme at an estimated cost of 592.22 crore through four private distribution companies.

Funds flow arrangement: Under the scheme Government of India provided additional Central Plan assistance by way of grant/loan to the State Govt. to finance the projects. Government of India used to release 25% of the project cost as up front on approval of the project plan submiited by the utilities. The same amount of counterpart fund was arranged by the utilites. After spending the above amount, 50% of the amount released by Govt. of India and counterpart fund was arranged by the utilities.

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