Environment

Preparation of Physical environment component for EIA of Dasu Hydropower Project

DSC00138National Transmission and Despatch Company Limited (NTDCL) has conducted a feasibility study for evacuation of power from 26 planned hydro power plants (HPPs) in the mountainous northern areas through International Consultants, Parsons Brinckerhoff Ltd., United Kingdom (PB, UK). The study covered the power system analysis, interconnection scheme for dispersal of power, preliminary survey, geotechnical assessment, environment study, etc. The same interconnection scheme has been adopted in the National Power System Expansion Plan of Pakistan up to 2030. Dassu Hydropower Project (DHP) is one of the 26 hydropower plants included in the feasibility study. DHP i . . . Read More

Preparation of Physical Environment component For EIA of Tarbela 5th Extension Hydro Power Project

The PakHydroelectric-Dam-in-Pakistan-Tarbela-Damistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) and National Transmission and Despatch Company (NTDC) with funding from the World Bank (WB) plan to undertake Tarbela 5th Extension Hydropower Project (T5HP or the Project) by developing 1,410 MW(3 turbines x 470 MW) extension to the power generating capacity of the Tarbela Dam. The additional capacity will be achieved by converting the 5th irrigation tunnel of the Tarbela Dam for hydropower generation. The T5HP has two major components :(i) power generation facilities and (ii) power evacuation facilities. The major works included under T5HP are: (a) modifications to the Tu . . . Read More

Preparation of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for 100 MW Gulpur Hydropower Project.

147mw-patrind-hydro-project-ajkGulpur Hydropower Project is an Independent Power Producer being developed in private sector on Build, Own, Operate and Transfer basis under Policy for Power Generation Projects 2002 promulgated by Government of Pakistan and as adapted in Azad Jammu &Kashmir . The Project is owned by Mira Power Limited and has the capacity of 100MW with annual generation capability of 465 GWh. The ultimate objective of the study is to make the project environmentally responsible and socially acceptable. The specific objectives of this study can be identified as follows:
  • To collect the baseline data on physical biological and socio–economic conditions of the project area using pr . . . Read More

Preparation of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for Road Sector Projects in FATA. Pakistan

Road Sector Project In FAtaThe Works & Services Department, (W&SD), Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Government of Pakistan has launched the “FATA Emergency Rural Roads Project (FERRP), from the funds of Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF), administered by the World Bank in Bajaur and Orakzai agencies (Tribal Districts). The ultimate objective of the study is to make the project environmentally responsible and socially acceptable. The specific objectives of this study can be identified as follows:
  • To collect the baseline data on physical biological and socio–economic conditions of the project area using primary as well as secondary data.
  • To carryout environmental and social . . . Read More

Capacity Building for Institutions Related to Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation in compliance of environmental and social safeguards

Capacity BuildingThe purpose was to provide inputs for enhancing departmental capacity to address environmental and social concerns related to project cycle (planning, designing, implementation and operational phases) in ADB portfolio (Health, Education, Transport and Energy sectors) in Five district of NWFP and four district of AJK. The recipient of the services was relevant government agencies including, departments of works and services and education in NWFP, and departments of education, electricity, health and public works in AJK. In addition the receptive EPAs NWFP and AJK, consultants (all sectors) and contractors involved in processing approval, design and implementation of ADB projects were also key recipient of t . . . Read More