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Pakistan - Tarbela Fourth Extension Hydropower Project : resettlement plan (English)

The objective of the Tarbela Fourth Extension Hydropower Project is to facilitate a sustainable expansion in Pakistan's electricity generation capacity. Negative impacts includes: loss of land and structures; loss of trees; loss of fruits; and water pollution. Compensation measures include: Project Affecters (PAs) against compensation package enhancement, interest and compensation against land. The compensation amounts (requested by the seven affecters) analyzed is individually considered to be small and basically insignificant in magnitude. The compensation amount including those dealing with straightforward losses, those dealing with refunds and taxes, and the last, more complicated set dealing with loss of potential investment, land use and damages. A resettlement plan was developed with the objective to improve /restore the standard of living and earning capacity of all affecters. However, its implementation experienced various difficulties, leading to many court cases by both the affecters and Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA).


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    Pakistan - Tarbela Fourth Extension Hydropower Project : resettlement plan

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Pakistan - Tarbela Fourth Extension Hydropower Project : resettlement plan (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.