282 0 obj The barrages are classic “public goods”, and as strategic assets would remain under public management even after the transformation of the irrigation system under the current reform program. �DL ׄC��|. 0000004414 00000 n This is a gate controlled barrier kind barrage using a navigation lock. 0000040176 00000 n /Ascent 905 THE GUDDU BARRAGE . SUKKUR: The gates of Sukkur Barrage were lowered late on Tuesday night to maintain the pond level for providing water to the seven off-taking canals. Barrages are also used for river control and flood management, act as a source of water supply for all sectors of the economy, function as bridges over rivers, and are often used for utility crossings such as gas pipelines. /Widths 274 0 R m 3 /s at Guddu barrage. Guddu Barrage. The Guddu Barrage is built on the river Indus. A barrage is a kind of wall. /W 284 0 R /N 60 %���� Rehabilitation and modernization of Guddu barrage is needed. GUDDU BARRAGE REHABILITATION Islamabad : The World Bank on Friday approved $ 188 million to improve the reliability and safety of Guddu Barrage and strengthen the Sindh Irrigation Department’s capacity to operate and manage the barrages. the barrage has tamed the river and put an end to the damage caused by flood. The primary function of the gated Guddu barrage is to provide irrigation water to over one million hectares of agricultural lands in the Jacobabad, Larkana and Sukkur districts of Sindh and the Naseerabad district of Balochistan, by feeding the Ghotki Feeder and Rainee canals on the left (east) side and the Begari Sindh (BS) Feeder and Desert Pat Feeder canals on the right (west) side. Therefore, the condition and the safe and reliable operation of a barrage have far-reaching implications for the livelihood and economic growth of all segments of society. Guddu barrage. It has gates through which the water passes in a limited quantity. << It has a discharge capacity of 1.2 million cubic feet per second (34,000 m³/s). The barrage was finished in 1962. The barrage was completed in 1962 at a cost of 474.8 million … Ans. /H [ 1056 744 ] Guddu Barrage, carried out under the Sindh Barrages Improvement Project (SBIP), is needed ... “The SBIP would support the gate replacement works to improve the regulation and flow of the barrage, replacement of all 65 main barrage steel gates, 25 main canal head regulator gates /Subtype /TrueType GUDDU BARRAGE. stream Mechanical section Precisely relates to the rehabilitation of gates, provision of new gates and hoist equipment, modernization of the existing hoist equipment for electrical operation Key Responsibilities 0000001056 00000 n high evaporation rate, monsoon influence, and glacier dynamics). It is 1355 m long. It has gates through which water passes in a limited quantity. 0000000017 00000 n /LastChar 181 endstream Its coordinates are 28°25'60" N and 69°43'60" E in DMS (Degrees Minutes Seconds) or 28.4333 and 69.7333 (in decimal degrees). /Prev 1338305 x�c```b``Q``c``�� Ā B�@Q�@.X��[email protected]�� ���d�B��;�8�0���)2�;��@�{��Ƥ���R�=Rj$���4Nݐ��������>���2B$8��Y�A�.�q���3>��1NS�#Z���Ќ�����w1.l��```7f�?��I���C�-�愆j��� ٙgx��R�9IK�v����y��E�jd!�d[T�'����f�)hM="�.�}��M�����&�œ¡RR�/��z��`*���yuI}�1���Y��C#�x�fUi�ڭ�z��r��Y�7]d��*��2��5��q�Q���B�e��Bt �h��(� ��P���D�=�}.�*(vY�B�St޷�~;�k�e6_���YA+�K�&u\k�5��p�a 4_�z��@��[�"���S�7�Qsk�!�D�`��AK�@å"����d�Q0� ) �.�� ��H��%�m2�'4d�4�0o`ja��j lXl,X�0-a�gj�l�lp`{�����:��ۧ��&2j0Lax�)�x�g�P ����\��Xb#�045�:04p&0�`��X��� 0��� >> The Bank’s Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for 2010-14 emphasizes among other things the need for improving infrastructure to support growth (Pillar 3). endobj 0000002676 00000 n It has been designed to pass a super-flood discharge of up to 33,980 cubic meters per seconds (m3/sec). /FontName /Arial,Bold x��} |E��[�=gf2�I&��{���H� ��+ endobj /FontWeight 700 333 556 556 500 556 556 278 556 556 222 222 500 222 833 556 556 556 556 333 /Size 293 /Leading 33 0000000952 00000 n Guddu Barrage has a system of three main canals. مواقيت الصلاة Two on the right bank and one on the left. >> 0000003968 00000 n Tweet Email. We get benefit from the Guddu Barrage in the following ways: 1. /Linearized 1 Guddu Barrage rehabilitation project consists of following works (in general the aim of this project was based on the Followings): ... • Mechanical & Electrical Works involving gate replacement of main Barrage & 3 Canals. /ID [<70e41599624f41532e3d516c45a3438d><70e41599624f41532e3d516c45a3438d>] It has been suggested that dolphins sometimes move through barrage gates and between subpopulations ( Reeves et al., 1991 ). The Desert Part Feeder on the right bank of Guddu Barrage. /Pages 255 0 R >> /L 1343825 President Iskander Mirza laid the foundation-stone of Guddu Barrage on 2 February 1957. Forgot your password? Two hours after gates of the Shah Wah were closed to supply water to Balochistan through the desert canal, the bridge collapsed and the Wah’s gates were washed away. It has been suggested that dolphins sometimes move through barrage gates and between subpopulations ( Reeves et al., 1991 ). endobj Rehabilitation and modernization of Guddu barrage is needed. /Lang (en-US) 0000003160 00000 n Recently the government has started to explore the combination of “hard” interventions (to protect high-value infrastructure such as barrages) and “soft” interventions (smart adaptation to living with floods), which have been used to considerable effect in countries as diverse as the United States and the Netherlands and are a A recently completed feasibility study an international engineering consulting firm, which was commissioned by the Government of Sindh by, indicates that there are serious operational difficulties and safety issues, the most severe problems being: i) up to 60% of the steel of the 65 gates on the main barrage is badly corroded; ii) the lifting mechanisms are badly corroded, with a strong possibility of failure; iii) the switch panels and power distribution network are in extremely poor condition; and iv) there is no backup power supply system in case of power failures. Pakistan’s agricultural sector is almost wholly dependent on irrigation: irrigated land supplies more than 90 percent of agricultural production. 2. ... Q.5 Name the main canals built on the Guddu Barrage? Ans. 1. /FontDescriptor 273 0 R Any problem of its gates and river dykes can play havoc with agriculture and food security, infrastructure, poor famer s property and livelihood. “If you go downstream from the Guddu [barrage], and you keep sailing, there comes a … /Supplement 0 However, the Sukkur Barrage is likely to take another week to stabilize towards low flood. Two major gas lines cross the barrage. /XHeight 250 The primary function of the gated Guddu barrage is to provide irrigation water to over one million hectares of agricultural lands in the Jacobabad, Larkana and Sukkur districts of Sindh and the Naseerabad district of Balochistan, by feeding the Ghotki Feeder and Rainee canals on the left (east) side and the Begari Sindh (BS) Feeder and Desert Pat Feeder canals on the right (west) side. One is how to get water from them all the year round and the other is how to escape from their floods. A barrage is a kind of wall constructed across the river which has gates. /S 1529 The project area is dry with a mean annual rainfall of less than 88 mm. /BaseFont /Arial,Bold /Leading 33 A project of Sindh Irrigation Department and sponsored by the World Bank, Descon was awarded the contract of replacing 65 Barrage Gates over a length of about 4500 feet and 25 Canal Gates at 03 Canal Head Regulators. /Parent 257 0 R The answer to them is a barrage. 283 0 obj The barrage was finished in 1962. 0000003354 00000 n A barrage is a kind of wall. /ImageB /ImageC /ImageI ] >> Q.1 What is a barrage? Guddu Barrage is a barrage across river Indus near Sukkur in Pakistan. It blocks the flow of water. Given climate change and high population growth rates, current forms of water resources management are widely recognized as being unsustainable and inadequate to ensure future water availability for food security, economic growth, and the needs of the environment. << President Sikander Mirza set foundation-stone of the Guddu Barrage on February 2, 1957. California m ethod is used for . • Concrete repairs along the upstream gate grooves and rehabilitation of … President Sikander Mirza set foundation-stone of the Guddu Barrage on February 2, 1957. 270 0 obj /FontBBox [ -628 -210 2000 728 ] A barrage stores water and controls floods. This includes replacing all 65 main barrage steel gates (the gates weigh 55 tons each), 25 main canal head regulator gates (the gates weigh 25 tons each), and hoist gears including all mechanical and electrical equipment. /AvgWidth 479 /ItalicAngle 0 SUKKUR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Sep, 2020 ) :The high floods at Guddu and Sukkur barrages are likely to drop to low level flood by next midweek, meteorologists at the Flood Forecasting Division told here on Thursday.. The project has greatly increased the cultivation of rice, but cotton also… /FontBBox [ -628 -210 2000 728 ] 0000041595 00000 n Begar Sindh Feeder. /MarkInfo << /Marked true >> /O 271 The Guddu barrage is built on the river Indus . A barrage also stores water which is used for irrigation through canals. /Subtype /Type0 /Name /F2 /Rotate 0 Ans. The Guddu barrage irrigates an area 2.7 million acres and reduced the distance between Rahim yar khan and Kashmir. Guddu Barrage ( گڈو بیراج)is on the Indus River near Kashmore in the Sindh province of Pakistan. /Type /Font What are the benefits of Guddu Barrage? The Guddu Barrage is built over the river Indus. /E 131818 611 556 611 556 333 611 611 278 278 556 278 889 611 611 611 611 389 556 333 Climate change is expected to increase the occurrence of extreme climatic events (such as floods), and the temporal and spatial availability of water. THE GUDDU BARRAGE . /Widths 277 0 R The project involves replacement of 65 gates of main barrage and 25 gates of off-taking canals, including those of Ghotki Feeder, Begari Sindh Feeder and Pat Desert Feeder. /Type /Font A barrage stores water and controls floods. 0000039810 00000 n The Guddu Barrage is just inside the Sindh border and is some 4,450 feet (1,356 metres) long; it irrigates cultivated land in the region of Sukkur, Jacobabad, and parts of Larkana and Kalat districts. The SBIP will support the gate replacement works to improve the regulation and the flow of the barrage, the replacement of all 65 main barrage steel gates, 25 main canal head regulator gates, and hoist gears including all mechanical and electrical equipment. 611 556 778 556 556 500 ] Barrages are strategic hydraulic assets. endobj 0000059857 00000 n Photographs showing 1. a gate at Taunsa barrage which is virtually closed and 2. a gate at Guddu barrage which is fully open because it is canal closure and the barrage is not diverting water. 27 and 61 of the barrag­e. endobj /Ascent 905 2. It control the flow of water in the flood season and in this way life and property can be protected from floods. It irrigates an area of 2.7 million acres. It is very useful. /Type /Page Guddu Barrage is used to control water flow in the River Indus for irrigation and flood control purposes. /CropBox [ 0 0 612.12 792.12 ] The answer to them is a barrage. 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