Taunsa Barrage Emergency Rehabilitation & Modernization Project

Taunsa Barrage Pictorial View

Taunsa Barrage

Barrage Data

Year of Construction Capacity
(Cusec)
Length b/w Abutt. (ft) Clear Water way
(ft)
Off-taking Canals
Name Design Disch. Cap.
(000, Cs)
Length (Canal Miles) CCA (000, Acres)
Main Branches &
Distys.
Total
1958 1,000,000 4346 3860 Muzafargarh canal 8.3 74.2 978 1,053 838
Muzaffargarh
district
D.G. Khan canal 8.9 /14.2 69.0 1049 1,118 950
DG Khan & Rajanpur districts
T.P Link Canal 12 38 - 38 -

Taunsa Barrage Emergency Rehabilitation & Modernization Project (TBERM)

The project has been completed with financial assistance of the World Bank and JICA. The project comprises renovation / rehabilitation of sixty years old barrage and construction of a Sub-Weir to eliminate retrogression on the downstream side and stabilize the structure.

Financial Progress - Status

Total cost Rs. 11,232  million
Donor share IBRD Loan                       = J¥  12,108  million
JICA Grant-in-Aid       = J¥    5,294  million
GoPunjab share Rs. 858  million
Date of loan effectiveness April 12, 2005
Loan closing date December 31, 2009
Expenditure Rs. 10,641 million
Loan utilization IBRD Loan                       = J¥ 11,719 million (97%)
JICA (Grant-in-Aid)    = J¥   5,294 million (100%)
GoPunjab                         = Rs.     829 million (97%)

Scope of Works

Sr # COMPONENTS
1 CIVIL WORKS (90% World Bank + 10% GoPb)
  • Construction of silt excluder;
  • Strengthening of glacis and d/s floor; and
  • Construction of sub-weir d/s of the barrage.
2 ELECT. & MECH. WORKS (90% World Bank + 10% GoPb)
  • Replacement of 4 No. right under sluices gates and 14 gates of canals
  • Modification of right half 32 gates
  • Electrification and installation of control system for gate operation.
3 ELECT. & MECH. WORKS (JICA GRANT-IN-AID)
  • Replacement of 7 left under-sluices gates
  • Modification of left 22 gates
  • Electrification of 29 gates
  • Replacement of regulation platform,
  • Procurement of five bulk-head gates, one crane, two tug boats and three working boats.
 
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