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Short-term Projects

  1. Development of first agro-industrial Park at Barikab
  2. Resolving the problem floodwater of Kabul City
  3. Cleaning of Kabul-Logar River and building Charchata Market on a portion above the river.
  4. Upgrading of unplanned areas of Yaka Toot, Pul-i-Charkhi, Dasht-i-Barchi, Gul Bagh and construction of residential buildings on top of Kabul city hills.
  5. Construction of Surkhab Road from Kandahari bridge till Surkhab dam (about 15.36 km long)
  6. Construction of stone roads in Taimany and Shah Shaheed areas
  7. Development of the first project of phase 1 of Kabul New City (parcel 2.2)

Note: the above-mentioned projects were endorsed in the cabinet meeting dated 25 Hamal 1395.

No. Project Name Location Province/City Description Economic Analysis
1 Resolving the issue of flood water in Kabul city Districts 1, 6,9,10,11,13, 15, 17 Kabul/Kabul
  • Cleaning of about 24.3 km of drainage channels
  • Construction of new drainage channel about 3.8 km length from Traffic Square till Shaheed Square
  • Construction of new drainage channel about 2.28 km length from Aryana pump station till 5th street of Taimany project
  • Construction of Box Culvert at Dehmazang
  • Construction of Retention Pond at 3 different vacant locations.
  • Tackling the traffic congestion during rainfall events and preventing the wastage of fuel
  • Preventing the untimely road damages.
  • Job creation for skilled (18 %) and Unskilled (18 %) Labor
  • Effective utilization of surface water for the recharge of groundwater.
  • The cost of this project is 5 % of the cost all other infrastructure projects.
  • The impact on job creation is much greater compared to financial cost of the project.
2 Cleaning of Kabul-Logar River and building Charchata Market on a portion above the river. Kabul Kabul/Kabul
  • After cleaning work of the 10 km stretch of the Kabul River is completed, it will be handed over to the Kabul Municipality for maintenance.
  • Construction of Kabul Traditional Bazar along the Kabul River
  • Positive environmental impact in Kabul
  • Development of infrastructure and promotion of covered markets
  • Construction of commercial markets and business opportunities for retailers and small entrepreneurs Employment opportunities for skilled (6%) and Unskilled (4%)
  • The cost of this project is 13 % of the cost all other infrastructure projects.
3 Upgrading of unplanned areas of Yaka toot, pul-i-charkhi, dashte-barchi, gul bagh and construction of residential buildings on top of Kabul city hills. Kabul Kabul/Kabul The following unplannned areas are included under the upgrading program:
  • Yakatoot
  • Dasht-i-Barchi
  • Qala Zaman Khan
As a first step the following projects will be implemented in the Yakatook area:
  • Construction of 6.2 km of secondary road
  • Construction of multi-purpose community center
  • Effective use of land for economic and agricultural activities
  • Establishing appropriate basis for urban development through rational planning ( Providing a good view to the city environment)
  • Positive social impact (public facilities)
4 Development of first project of phase 1 of Kabul New City (parcel 2.2) Dehsabz District Kabul/Kabul New City The project has been developed based on public private partnership and the contract for Parcel 2.2 has been signed with private developer and practical work on the parcel has already been initiated. As a first step the construction of infrastructure for phase 1 of Kabul New City has been initiated by the private sector.
  • Providing opportunities for the development of private sector and their participation in the national economic growth.
  • Promotion of international norms and standards in the regional urban development practices.
  • Encouragement of public-private partnership projects.
  • The cost of this project is 29.5 % of the cost of all projects in the economic acitivities development program.
  • Employment opportunities (12.1 % skilled and 11.9 % unskilled labor)
5 Development of first agro-industrial park of Barikab Bagram District Parwan/Barikab The development of Barikab Agro-industrial zone was approved as per Decree No. 4637 dated Aqrab 1387. The development plan and design of infrastructure were approved by Cabinet dated 25 Hamal 1395 and DCDA was tasked to implement the proposed plan.
  • Land development for proposed industries.
  • Construction of basic infrastructure for the industrial park
  • Land Development for the commercial and administrative areas of the industrial park.
  • Development of agriculture and modernizing the practice of agriculture in the country.
  • Development of industries and accelerating the production and trade through the establishment of such zones.
  • Development of systems for industrial and agricutural products including standardization for such products, packaging, storage houses etc. for better utilization of industrial products.
  • Creating opportunities for the promotion of exports (industry and agriculture)
  • Fall in prices of domestic commodities for the citizens.
  • Progress in the growth of Grand Domestic Products
  • The cost of this project is 11 % of the total cost of projects for creation of economic activities.
  • Creation of job opportunities for skilled labor (6%) and unskilled labor (11%) out of all the projects within the category of creation of economic activities)
6 Construction of Surkhab Road (Stone road) from Kandahari bridge till Surkha dam about 15.36 km Mohammad Agha District Logar/Mohammad Agha Construction of Surkhab Road (stone road) from Kandahari bridge till Surkha dam about 15.36 km
  • Under the Infrastructutre development program, the construction of stone road has been explained.
  • The cost of this project is 4 % of the cost of all projects in the infrastructure program.
  • Employment opportunities (19 % skilled and 14 % unskilled labor)
7 Construction of stone roads in Taimany and Shah Shaheed areas Taimany Kabul/Kabul The construction of following stone roads have been planned in Kabul city:
  • Construction of side drains and street No. 1 at Taimany project (570 m long)
  • Construction of side drains and street No. 2 at Taimany project (760 m long)
  • Construction of side drains and streets No. 1 & 3 at Taimany project (1520 m long)
  • Construction of side drains and streets No. 5 & 6 at Taimany project (1360 m long)
  • Construction of side drains and a street at Shah Shaheed (1100 m long)
  • Tackling the traffic congestion and providing easy road crossing.
  • Shortening the transportation linkages and providing facilities for economic activities.
  • Positive environmental effects and timely utilization of public facilities
  • Accelerating economic activities.
  • Reduction in transportation costs and shortening of inter-city routes.
  • The cost of this project is 1 % of the cost of all projects in the Infrastructure program
  • Employment opportunities (6 % skilled and 4 % unskilled labor)