irrigation

Govt earmarks Rs40bn for construction of Khyber dams

Govt earmarks Rs40bn for construction of Khyber dams

December 21, 2019

BARA: A sum of Rs40bn has been allocated for the construction of Bara and Jabba dams in the Khyber tribal district, said Provincial Minister for Irrigation Liaqat Khattak. The statement came during the minister’s visit to Bara tehsil to review the Spera dam. Khattak was accompanied by Secretary Irrigation Daud[...]
Development schemes worth Rs10 billion approved by Punjab govt

Development schemes worth Rs10 billion approved by Punjab govt

November 16, 2019

LAHORE: Punjab Provincial Development Working Party has approved three development schemes of the agriculture sector, Specialised Healthcare and Medical education (SHC&ME) and the irrigation sector costing Rs10,808.375 million. The schemes were approved in the 25th meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) for the current fiscal year 2019-20 which[...]
Farmers asked to contribute more to irrigation water tax

Farmers asked to contribute more to irrigation water tax

November 4, 2019

HYDERABAD: The Farmers Organisations (FOs) of Pakistan were advised to play a more active part in infrastructural development by paying a higher amount of the irrigation water tax, to help authorities raise funds to finance relevant projects. A team leader of the World Bank's task force on irrigation Toru Kinoshi,[...]