Survey, design and development of Environmental and Social Impact (ESIA) Study for the 220 kV Ghazni – Sharana transmission line from Ghazni substation to Sharana new
Substation

LOCATION

Ghazni and Paktika (Sharana) provinces, Afghanistan

CLIENT

sian Development Bank (ADB)
Energy Division, CWRD
Central and West Asia Department
De Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) Power Utility

DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT

Three Months
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START DATE / COMPLETION DATE

July 2018 – Sep 2018

Preparation of a project pre-design report including Social & Environmental Assessment and Financial and Economic Studies. DV will carry out the task for a 68.5 km double conductor single circuit 220 kV transmission line between Ghazni substation and the new 220 kV substation in Sharana (capital city of Paktika) with 2x16 MVA capacity at the location specified by the consultant and Arazi authorities in Paktika.

Prepare an Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) report presenting the environmental impacts and mitigation measures of the proposed project consistent with the MFF Environmental Assessment Review Framework (EARF), following ADB’s Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS, 2009) and Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) requirements and propose detailed implementation arrangements in compliance with the SPS and national legal policies on environmental safeguard issues;
Verify that any adverse environmental impacts are minimized by implementation of the mitigating measures and monitoring program as detailed in the environmental management plan (EMP) in the IEE.