Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date 16 Feb 2007
PDS Updated as of 07 Jul 2015

Project Name Punjab Road Development Sector Project
Country Pakistan
Project/Program Number 32058-033
Status Closed
Geographical Location
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Not yet classified
Subsector For Classification
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Loan1928Ordinary capital resources150,000
TOTAL US$ 150,000

Safeguard Categories

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Environment B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

1. PPG will ensure that Road construction and maintenance will be carried out as required under the Government's environmental laws and regulations and ADB's environmental guidelines including: (a) appropriate selection of quarry and borrow sites and their subsequent rehabilitation after use; (b) proper disposal of spoils and construction materials; (c) use of sound environmental design and construction techniques that ensure slope stability and drainage; and (d) minimization of construction impacts such as dust, diversion of stream flow and increased turbulence, and equipment noise. (LA, Sch 6, para 5(b). 2. When project roads pass through or near protected or sensitive areas (e.g. nature reserves, parks, conservation areas, biodiversity reserves, or cultural and historical sites), a rapid assessment will be carried out prior to commencement of any construction works. PPG will ensure cooperation with the responsible authority in preparing and implementing protective measures. (LA, Sch 6, para 5(c)). 3. The Borrower shall cause CWD to ensure that all environmental mitigation measures identified in the initial Environmental Examination are incorporated into the Project design and implemented during Project construction, O&M, in accordance with the ADB s environmental guidelines and the Environmental Management Monitoring Plan agreed with ADB. (LA, Schedule 6, para 5-a). 4. Punjab CWD will ensure that land acquisition and resettlement activities are implemented in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations, and ADB's Policy on Involuntary Resettlement, as agreed in the resettlement plans. (LA, Sch 6, para 4). 5. The Subproject shall not involve any involuntary resettlement or land acquisition, and the impact on any affected persons (APs) or their livelihoods of any resettlement or land acquisition shall be minimal. In the event the Subproject involves land acquisition or involuntary resettlement, a resettlement plan acceptable to ADB shall have been prepared in accordance with the RRP. {LA, Schedule 6, para 2(c)}.

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


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 16
Consulting Services
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 20 May 2002 to 31 May 2002
Management Review Meeting 20 Jun 2002
Approval 31 Oct 2002


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Loan 1928 31 Oct 2002 26 Mar 2003 26 Jun 2003 31 Dec 2008 02 Sep 2009


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
28 Sep 2016 Loan 1928 77,159 0 93.00%
Cumulative Disbursements
28 Sep 2016 Loan 1928 82,838 0 100.00%

Status of Covenants

Covenants are categorized under the following categories—audited accounts, safeguards, social, sector, financial, economic, and others. Covenant compliance is rated by category by applying the following criteria: (i) Satisfactory—all covenants in the category are being complied with, with a maximum of one exception allowed, (ii) Partly Satisfactory—a maximum of two covenants in the category are not being complied with, (iii) Unsatisfactory—three or more covenants in the category are not being complied with. As per the 2011 Public Communications Policy, covenant compliance ratings for Project Financial Statements apply only to projects whose invitation for negotiation falls after 2 April 2012.

Approval No. Category
Sector Social Financial Economic Others Safeguards Project Financial Statements
Loan 1928

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer ()
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Pakistan Resident Mission
Executing Agencies Communication and Works Department, Punjab
Mr. Safdar Raza


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