37231-033: Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Investment Program - Project 2

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The new Khanki Barrage (NKB) will be constructed on River Chenab at 275m downstream of the existing khanki headworks. It will replace a 120 years old existing structure. Its main components are (i) main weir and undersluices, (ii) gates and hoisting arrangement, (iii) operating deck and access road, and (iv) canal head regulator and lead channel. The NKB will diver 330 m3sec-1 (11,653 ft3 sec-1) irrigation supplies to the Lower Chenab Canal (LCC) serving about 1.2 million ha agricultural ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 37231-033
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2841
Approval Date 22 Dec 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 270,000
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Irrigation
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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