46528-002: Jalalpur Irrigation Project

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Description

The proposed Jalalpur Irrigation Project (JIP) is located along right bank of River Jhelum in Punjab, Pakistan. It will create new non-perennial irrigation services for enhanced agricultural production on 79,750 ha in Pind Daden Khan and Khushab districts. The project will increase kharif crop intensity by 50%, improve crop yield and reduce land degradation. It will directly benefit over 200,000 rural people; mostly poor. The project will (i) construct over 200 km new irrigation canals, (ii) in... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 46528-002
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Proposed
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 150,000
Geographical Location Pind Daden Khan and Khshab Districts (Punjab)
Sector / Subsector Classification Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
/ Irrigation, Drainage, and Flood Protection
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Akhtar Ali
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Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

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

Last PDS Update
05 Mar 2014

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