Institutional Transformation of the Punjab Irrigation Department to a Water Resources Department (ADB-49048-001)

  • Pakistan
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
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$ 2.50 million
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Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jun 26, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Sep 28, 2016

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Project Description


Punjab's rural economy grows through improved policy and institution, increased water and food security, and reduced water related disaster risks.


Punjab's water resources and water related disaster risks are holistically managed


A total of 66 person-months of international and 109 person-months national consulting services in change management, revitalizing research and development and capacity building will required over the period of 36 months for the technical assistance (TA). Qualified individual consultants and consultancy firm will be recruited by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) following its Guidelines on the use of Consultants (2010) as amended from time to time).

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

TA 9255-PAK: Institutional Transformation of the Punjab Irrigation Department to a Water Resources Department
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00

Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 2.00 million

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