Pakistan: Southern Punjab Basic Urban Services

Sovereign Project | 23213-022 Status: Closed

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Project Name Southern Punjab Basic Urban Services
Project Number 23213-022
Country Pakistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3802-PAK: Southern Punjab Basic Urban Services
Japan Special Fund US$ 800,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The TA will prepare a project that is suitable for ADB financing and will facilitate sustainable urban development in selected low-income communities in urban centers in the southern Punjab, and develop a city/town level, sustainable and participatory approach to the severe environmental problems faced by the urban poor communities. The TA covering the urban centers in the southern districts of Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Khanewal, Multan, Muzaffargath, and Rajanpur will be implemented in three phases: Phase 1 - Review of Existing Conditions in Low-Income Communities, and Assessment of Poverty and Environmental Infrastructure; Phase 2 - Development of Community Participation and Formulation of Priority Infrastructure and Institutional Arrangements; and Phase 3 - Preparation of a Low-Income Community Environmental Infrastructure Investment Program.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Khanewal, Multan, and Muzaffar Garh
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services About 75 person-months (20 international and 55 domestic) of consulting services will be required with expertise in urban development and slum upgrading, municipal services, and management; participatory techniques; poverty reduction and community development; economics and finance; environmental engineering; and sociology. In addition to the domestic consultants, NGOs active in low-income community upgrading will be actively involved in developing partnerships with relevant communities and assisting in the design of the Project.
Responsible ADB Officer Mian S. Shafi
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Dept. of Local Government and Rural Development
6th Floor, Local Government Complex
2 Sanda Road, Lahore
Concept Clearance 18 Mar 1999
Fact Finding 17 Apr 2001 to 26 Apr 2001
Approval 14 Dec 2001
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 11 Dec 2006

TA 3802-PAK

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Dec 2001 11 Jun 2002 11 Jun 2002 30 Nov 2002 30 Apr 2004 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
800,000.00 0.00 190,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 990,000.00 14 Dec 2001 663,536.52
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Southern Punjab Basic Urban Services Project Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2001

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