Trimmu and Panjnad Barrages Improvement Project (additional finance) (ADB-47235-002)

Countries
  • Pakistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Hasilpur town, Bahawalpur, Southern Punjab
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Borrower
Government of Pakistan
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Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 29.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 29.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Feb 20, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 26, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank document, the proposed project aims to rehabilitate the barrage structure including civil, mechanical and electric works in order to improve the capacity and modernization of gates. The project design is at final stage and the key improvement works include the following:

  • Lowering of subsidiary weir by 1-ft to enhance the discharge capacity of existing barrage. i.e. from 311,000 cusecs to 332,000 cusecs (100-year return period discharge).

  • Structural rehabilitation / upgrading of existing component of the barrage i.e. concrete overlay on U/s & D/s floors of barrage and subsidiary weir.

  • Rehabilitation / replacement of gates and provision of motorized control of gates 

  • Rehabilitation of left and right guide banks.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

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

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