Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 16 Dec 2011

Project Name Road Sector Development (Balochistan)
Country Pakistan
Project/Program Number 34333-012
Status Closed
Geographical Location
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3897Technical Assistance Special Fund550

Safeguard Categories

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Environment B

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The objective of the TA is to assist the Government and the Communication and Works Department (CWD) to prepare an integrated roads development project, comprising a policy and investment program, in Balochistan that supports sustainable pro-poor growth, reduce poverty, promote subregional cooperation and is suitable for external financing.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2007 Mar 01
Consulting Services
The TA will require 60 person-months of consulting services, comprising 10 person-months of international consultants and 50 person-months of domestic consultants to carry out the project. The team of consultants from an international consulting firm, in association with domestic consultants, will be engaged using ADB's newly adopted Quality and Cost-Based Selection (QCBS) procedures and according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB on the engagement of domestic consultants. The international consultants will have expertise in (i) transport economics, (ii) highway and bridge design including structural engineering, (iii) geotechnical analysis and materials engineering, (iv) traffic engineering, (v) surveying, (vi) procurement and contract management, (vii) environmental analysis, (viii) social and poverty analysis and (ix) resettlement planning.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 11 Apr 2002 to 21 Apr 2002
Management Review Meeting
Approval 24 Jul 2002
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3897 24 Jul 2002 28 Nov 2002 28 Nov 2002 30 Dec 2003 30 Dec 2003


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 3897 550 550 532 18 532 18

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Jiangbo Ning (
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Infrastructure Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies Communication and Works Department, Balochistan
The Chief Engineer


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