The Bayat IPP power plant is located Bayat Power 1 is located near the gas fields Yatimtaq or Jarquduk in Sheberghan, Jawzjan Province, Afghanistan. The objective of this project is development of ESIA report for Bayat IPP 40MW gas-to-power plant. This ESIA includes study of existing environmental conditions in order to provide the environmental and socio-economic baseline, review of Afghan and OPIC requirements, analysis of alternatives, determination of potential impacts, conduct the first public consultation, develop and environmental and social management plan, develop a stand-alone stakeholder engagement plan, traffic control management plan, risk assessment plan, security management plan, hazardous materials management and safety, establishment GRC, HSE, Noise Modeling, Air Modeling. The methodology for preparing the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment is accordance to Environmental Regulations and Standards of Afghanistan and OPIC Performance Standards. It started on October, 2018 and the duration will be 3 months.