Mott MacDonald’s First Technical, Environment and Social Visit as Lender’s Technical Advisor to Karot HPP
After the Financial Close has been achieved by KPCL, Mott MacDonald UK commenced their services as the Lender’s Technical Advisor (LTA). LTA’s Technical and Environmental & Social (E&S) Team visited the Karot HPP from 6th to 9th March 2017. During the visit, LTA team held several meetings with KPCL, Employer’s Engineer and EPC Contractor. The Team also visited the site to inspect latest site situation including documentation, Quality of works, HSE Conditions, implementation of IFC Approved Plans etc. The E&S Team held several meetings with the local government officials as well as local community members to check the Social Impact of the Project on local community. The E&S Team also interviewed the Labor working on site to check the Working Conditions on site with regards to Health and Safety. The Technical Team Visited several Construction sites such as Diversion Tunnels and Construction of Roads to check the quality of works being carried out. Generally, the LTA Team was satisfied with the overall condition of site, but they made suggestions to make some improvements.