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Balochistan govt taking interest in uplift of Irrigation sector
May 16, 2018

Balochistan incumbent government is taking interest in uplift of Irrigation Sector so that more and more barren lands could be irrigated in order to make the province self-sufficient in production of various types of food grains.

Provincial Director Irrigation (Water Management) told our Quetta correspondent during a conversation today (Wednesday) that for this purpose, a project of improvement of Pat Feeder and Khirther Canals is being executed at a cost of 500 million rupees.

Furthermore, another project of betterment of drainage system in Hair Din area of Jaffarabad district is also swiftly being carried out at the same cost of 500 million rupees.

Besides, a project of construction of irrigation system in Killa Saifullah is also under way at a cost of 234 million rupees.

Similarly, a project of construction of protection walls to save the cultivated lands from flood waters and small dams in Gwadar district would soon be completed at a cost of 100 million rupees.