Government of Balochistan is giving top priority to promote irrigation sector so that more barren land could be irrigated to make the province self-sufficient in production of various food grains.
According to officials, over six billion rupees have been allocated in the current year’s budget for construction of 49 new dams in the province.
Similarly, 572.6 million rupees have been allocated for command area development of phase III of Mirani Dam and Subakzai Dam.
The officials said that 8.8 billion rupees are being spent for 510 new schemes to ensure provision of clean drinking water in all districts of the province.
Source: Radio Pakistan