Project Name Road Sector Development (Balochistan)
Project Number 34333-012
Country Pakistan
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3897-PAK: Road Sector Development (Balochistan)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 550,000.00
Strategic Agendas Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The objective of the TA is to assist the Government and the Communication and Works Department (CWD) to prepare an integrated roads development project, comprising a policy and investment program, in Balochistan that supports sustainable pro-poor growth, reduce poverty, promote subregional cooperation and is suitable for external financing.
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

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 The TA will require 60 person-months of consulting services, comprising 10 person-months of international consultants and 50 person-months of domestic consultants to carry out the project. The team of consultants from an international consulting firm, in association with domestic consultants, will be engaged using ADB's newly adopted Quality and Cost-Based Selection (QCBS) procedures and according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB on the engagement of domestic consultants. The international consultants will have expertise in (i) transport economics, (ii) highway and bridge design including structural engineering, (iii) geotechnical analysis and materials engineering, (iv) traffic engineering, (v) surveying, (vi) procurement and contract management, (vii) environmental analysis, (viii) social and poverty analysis and (ix) resettlement planning.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ning, Jiangbo
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Infrastructure Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Communication and Works Department, Balochistan
The Chief Engineer
1-A, Spinny Road Quetta, Pakistan


Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2000
Fact Finding 11 Apr 2002 to 21 Apr 2002
Approval 24 Jul 2002
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Feb 2007

TA 3897-PAK

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Jul 2002 28 Nov 2002 28 Nov 2002 30 Dec 2003 30 Dec 2003 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
550,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 550,000.00 24 Jul 2002 531,521.42

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