The government carried out a preliminary feasibility study in 2008, which lacks in appropriate assessment of social and environmental safeguards, biodiversity, groundwater, drainage, institutional development, on-farm water and agriculture and climate change related issues.
|Project Name||Jalalpur Irrigation Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Irrigation
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Description||The government carried out a preliminary feasibility study in 2008, which lacks in appropriate assessment of social and environmental safeguards, biodiversity, groundwater, drainage, institutional development, on-farm water and agriculture and climate change related issues.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) is necessary to undertake due diligence in technical, safeguards, economic and financial, and poverty and social areas. The PPTA is included in COBP for 2013.|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Pind Daden Khan and Khushab Districts (Punjab)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||An International organization/NGO has been recruited that will conduct farmers consultation and will explain the project objectives, major outputs and outcome to the farmers. The consultation will help in designing on-farm and institutional components of the project and developing strategy for the formation of water users groups.|
|During Project Implementation||The consultancy firm who conducted the feasibility study and related engineering designs necessary for costing purposes requested for a no cost extension to 15 October 2015 to allow preparation of the board document and incorporation of the environmental cost and economic analysis in the final report. The request is being reviewed.|
|Consulting Services||The consulting service shall be provided through (a) consultancy firm mainly for feasibility study and (b) IO/NGO for institutional, on-farm and capacity building components. The PPTA will provide 80 person-months through consultancy firm(s) and 14 person-months of IO/NGO. The consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). The consultancy firm will be selected through quality- and cost-based selection (QCBS) method (90:10). A simplified technical proposal will be requested from the shortlisted firms. The IO will be recruited through quality-based selection (SSS) as (i) on-farm and institutional component will have overriding influence on the outcome of the project, (ii) not many suitably experienced IOs available in Pakistan and (iii) proposed assignment can be carried out in different ways, which may constrain comparison of financial proposal. The selected IO will recruit a national non-governmental organization (NGO) for social mobilization and community communication and coordination. A provisional sum will be allocated in the contract of IO for the recruitment of the NGO. ADB fact-finding mission in March 2013 identified two potential relevant international organizations i.e. International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Area (ICARDA) and International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and one NGO i.e. National Rural Support Program (NRSP) due to their experience in on-farm agricultural and water management and community mobilization, presence in the project area and knowledge of local issues and community. The mission agreed the inclusion of IO/NGO services with the Government.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Ali, Akhtar|
|Responsible ADB Department||Central and West Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, CWRD|
Punjab Irrigation Department
Mr. Khalid Masood, Secretary
c/o Superintending Engineer Link Canal Circle, Canal Bank Mughalpur, Lahore, Pakistan
|Approval||18 Jul 2013|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||14 Sep 2015|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|18 Jul 2013||22 Aug 2013||22 Aug 2013||31 Dec 2014||31 Dec 2015||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|800,000.00||0.00||100,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||900,000.00||18 Jul 2013||756,515.88|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Jalalpur Irrigation Project: Project Design Advance||Project Design Advance||Feb 2016|
|Jalalpur Irrigation Project: Project Data Sheet (Urdu Translation)||Translated PDS||Mar 2015|
|Jalalpur Irrigation Project||Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Sep 2013|
|Jalalpur Irrigation Project||Concept Papers||Jun 2013|
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