37231-043: Punjab Irrigated Agriculture Investment Program Tranche 3

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Pakpattan Canal and Suleimanki Barrage Improvement Project (PCSBIP) is located in Punjab Province of Pakistan. Improvement of Suleimanki Barrage will ensure reliable water supply to 1.01 million ha through its three canals including Pakpattan, Fordwah and Eastern canals and will benefit more than 360,000 farming families. Pakpattan canal alone provides irrigation to 500,000 ha. Rehabilitation and upgrading of only Pakpattan canal along with Suleimanki Barrage is included under the project. ... Read More

Country Pakistan
Project Number 37231-043
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2971
Approval Date 13 Dec 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 73,000
Geographical Location punjab
Sector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Subsector Irrigation
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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