Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 20 Jul 2010

Project Name Preliminary Engineering Update (Punjab)
Country Pakistan
Project/Program Number 32058-012
Status Approved
Geographical Location
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Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3677-0

Safeguard Categories

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Environment B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The TA represents part of sequence of TAs to assist the Government, and teh Governments of Punjab (GOPb) and Sindh (GOS) with the preparation of a sector project suitable for Bank financing. The objectives of the Project will be to (i) reduce rural poverty and increase access for rural populations to markets and social services by improving and rehabilitating the province's rural access road network, (ii) preserve key road assets by rationalizing road maintenance processes, including the creation of provincial road maintenance funding mechanisms, (iii) improve important provincial highways that facilitate trade and provide access to income and employment opportunities, (iv) improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the provincial CWDs in planning, managing, and maintaining the provincial road network, and (v) promote private sector participation in road infrastructure through capacity building of CWDs.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Status of Operation / Construction
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2007 Feb 19
Consulting Services
To be determined.
To be determined.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance 20 Apr 1999
Fact-finding 15 Feb 2001 to 14 Mar 2001
Management Review Meeting
Approval 03 Jul 2001


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3677 03 Jul 2001 03 Jul 2001 31 Oct 2002


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 3677 150 150 150 0 150 0

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Hans Carlsson (
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Infrastructure Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies Communication and Works Department, Punjab


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