DPR stands for Detail Project Report in engineering. Detail Project Report is a complete document for project planning, decision making, approval and investment. It is considered as a base document for planning and implementing the project.
Objectives of DPR
- To understand about the project in detail and assure that it can perform with reliable quality within optimum cost.
- To study whether the projects are site specific or not.
- To understand the importance of optimization of the schemes, detail cost estimate, payback period and return on investment.
- To understand methodology of project appraisal
Contents of DPR
1) Brief Description of the project
- Location: latitude, Longitude
- Area, Density, Population, boundaries
- Climatic conditions
- Status of development: road, electricity, communication access etc.
- Socio-economic status
- Stakeholders and agencies involved
2) Detail Cost Estimate
- Equipment Costs
- Raw materials and processing
- Man Power Cost
- Duties, Tax and travel cost
- Project Management and supervision cost
3) Benefit Analysis
- Investment methodologies and criteria
- Analysis of Returns (IRR, BCW, NPW etc.)
- Socio-economic benefits
4) Planning of project
- Process of Tendering
- Project management process
- Resource management and procurement procedures
- Project appraisal procedure
- Environment guidelines
So, these are the major things that are included in a DPR. Data are collected from different sources to perform analysis and make a report. It is done especially in large project to understand the project in details. It mainly helps in identifying risks, helps in cost & resource management and ultimately help in driving the project within the schedule with greatest control.