Pakistan: Trimmu and Panjnad Barrages Improvement Project

Sovereign Project | 47235-001 Status: Active

Summary

ADB is helping upgrade two key barrages in Pakistan’s Punjab region, which will support the livelihood of farming families and reduce flood risks. The project will rehabilitate and upgrade the Trimmu and Panjnad barrages, which supply irrigation water to 1.74 million hectares of farmland through six main canals. It will also improve flood risk and water resource management.

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Project Name Trimmu and Panjnad Barrages Improvement Project
Project Number 47235-001
Country Pakistan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3159-PAK: Trimmu and Panjnad Barrages Improvement Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 50.00 million
Loan 3160-PAK: Trimmu and Panjnad Barrages Improvement Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 100.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Irrigation - Rural flood protection

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Consultancy contract for construction supervision awarded on 30 September 2015. Civil works contract for the rehabilitation and upgrading of Trimmu barrage awarded on 23 December 2015. PBER for ICB/02 submitted by PMO on 3 March 2016. Review of the PBER is ongoing.
Geographical Location Punjab

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects The environment impacts are site-specific, mostly reversible and mitigation measures can be designed more readily. However, due diligence during fact-finding mision will further confirm the categorization.
Involuntary Resettlement A total of 75 households including 28 kiosks will be affected and 250 m of rural road will be relocated. However, due diligence during fact-finding mision will further confirm the categorization.
Indigenous Peoples Indigenous Peoples are not identified in the project area; therefore, no impacts are expected.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design

The main stakeholders are project displaced persons, local community, Punjab irrigation department and other concerned departments, and local NGOs. The stakeholders were consulted at design stage during preparation of feasibility study.

During Project Implementation Stakeholders will be participated through i) community consultations; ii) project awareness campaigns; iii) grievance redress committees; iv) project displaced person committee; and v) engage locals in the project related jobs, preference will be given to the displaced persons particularly the vulnerable people.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Advance contracting is requested and retroactive financing up to $1.5 million is considered.
Procurement Advance contracting is requested and retroactive financing up to $6.0 million is considered.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Noriko Sato
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Punjab Irrigation Department
c/o Superintending Engineer
Link Canal Circle, Canal Bank
Mughalpur, Lahore, Pakistan

Timetable

Concept Clearance 25 Nov 2013
Fact Finding 02 Dec 2013 to 02 Dec 2013
MRM 18 Jun 2014
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2016

Loan 3159-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Sep 2014 05 Dec 2014 21 Jan 2015 31 Mar 2021 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 73.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 50.00 22 Sep 2014 45.79 0.00 92%
Counterpart 23.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 22 Sep 2014 5.50 0.00 11%

Loan 3160-PAK

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Sep 2014 05 Dec 2014 21 Jan 2015 31 Mar 2021 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 100.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 100.00 22 Sep 2014 40.60 0.00 45%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 22 Sep 2014 5.29 0.00 6%

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

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