37231-033: Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Investment Program - Project 2

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The new Khanki Barrage (NKB) will be constructed on River Chenab at 275m downstream of the existing khanki headworks. It will replace a 120 years old existing structure. Its main components are (i) main weir and undersluices, (ii) gates and hoisting arrangement, (iii) operating deck and access road, and (iv) canal head regulator and lead channel. The NKB will diver 330 m3sec-1 (11,653 ft3 sec-1) irrigation supplies to the Lower Chenab Canal (LCC) serving about 1.2 million ha agricultural ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 37231-033
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2841
Approval Date 22 Dec 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 270,000
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Irrigation
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

Related Projects



Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

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.

Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Akhtar Ali
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Punjab Irrigation Department
Mr. Khalid Masood

PDS Creation Date
30 Jul 2009

Last PDS Update
16 Sep 2014