37231-023: Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Investment Program-Project 1

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The project seeks to promote economic growth, increase farm incomes and improve resource sustainability through enhanced productivity of irrigated agriculture and improved management of Punjab's water resources. Project components include (i) rehabilitation and upgrading of Balloki Barrage including the Lower Bari Daub Canal (LBDC) and BS Link Canal head regulators; (ii) rehabilitation and upgrading of the LBDC main canal and appurtenant structures as well as branch, distributary and minor canal... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 37231-023
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2299
Loan No. 2300
Approval Date 18 Dec 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 227,800
Geographical Location Punjab in Okara, Sahiwal and Khanewal districts
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture and natural resources
/ Irrigation, Drainage, and Flood Protection
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Governance
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Donneth Walton
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Pakistan Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Irrigation and Power Dept., Punjab
Syed Mehmood-Ul-Hassan

PDS Creation Date
14 Apr 2008

Last PDS Update
31 Mar 2014

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