Project Name:

Design and Construction Supervision of more than 3000 educational facilities in Earthquake Affected Areas.

Country/Location Within Country:

Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa

Name of Client:

Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA)

Address:

ERRA Headquarters, Club Road, Islamabad

Start Date: June 2006

Completion Date:April 2010 (Design work completed) Construction Supervision (Ongoing)

Narrative Description of Project:

The devastating earthquake of October 2005 made colossal damage to lives and property. Educational facilities were the most affected by this earthquake affecting around 6000 schools. NESPAK being the General Consultants to ERRA was assigned for design and construction supervision of almost all Government of Pakistan funded educational facilities.

Description of Actual Services provided in the Assignment:

•    Topographic survey

•    Damage Assessment & Local hazard assessment

•    Seismic hazard assessment

•    Detailed designing

•    Tender documentation, bid evaluation

•    Construction Supervision of around 3000 plus educational facilities including primary, middle, high, higher secondary schools, colleges and university was a real daunting task.

•    More than 700 educational facilities have been completed and handed over.