Afghanistan Infrastructure and Rehabilitation Services Program(IRP) written in English, Dari and Pashto
Keshim-Faizabad Road, looking upstream on Kotcha River Schoolgirls at well pumping clean water Afghan workers building part of a bridge Asphalt being laid on an Afghan road A section of North West Kabul Power Plant Aerial view of the Kajakai Dam

General Management and Administration
Gardez-Khost Road
Advisor to the Secretariat of the Inter-Ministerial Commission for Energy
Roads Operations and Maintenance / Capacity Building
Reactive Power Compensation for North East Power System (NEPS)
National Load Control Center
General Services - IRP Quick Response II
Kandahar Commercialization Advisory
Diesel Thermal Power Plant Operations and Maintenance
Bamyan-Dushi Road Design
Design and Construction of Regak Bridge in Oruzgan Province
Initial Construction of Bamyan-Dushi Road
Tarakhil Power Plant Operations and Maintenance
Reconstruction of the Keshim-Faizabad Road
Kajaki Dam Auxilliary Infrastructure and Supporting Services
General Services - Quick Response for IRP I
The Afghanistan Energy and Information Center
Road from Kajakai Dam to Ring Road
Ghazni to Gardez Road Design
Import of Power from Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan
Strategic Provincial Roads in South and East Afghanistan
500/220 kV Substation for the North East Power System
Southern Strategy Road - Segment A
500 kV Transmission Line Design for North East Power System

Kandahar Commercialization Advisory
Feeder line in Kandahar City
Feeder line in Kandahar City
Overview. The primary objective of this project is to assist the management of Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) Kandahar to transform the organization into a viable and sustainable business by ensuring that all electricity consumed is paid for at a price that covers not only the operating costs but maintenance and future expansion. Tariff structures are computed to enable the eventual implementation of a realistic pricing structure that will allow for the recovery of electricity costs.

High cost of supply, inadequate cost recovery, and poor commercial performance make DABS Kandahar electricity supply operations heavily dependent on fuel subsidies from the Ministry of Finance. After Kabul, Kandahar is the second largest user of such subsidies. While commercial performance improvement alone will not eliminate these subsidy needs, it can help to minimize them. Parallel investments in generation capacity will also provide more reliable electricity supply and increase customer acceptance of tariff increases to achieve better cost recovery.

Change in organization culture, processes and procedures, tighter control over electricity usage and improved management responsibility and accountability will lead to improved collections, which in turn should be translated into better customer service and a higher level of electricity provision to all of the people in Kandahar.

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