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Build small dams to fulfill local demand

The promise is a part of the PTI's plan to solve "Pakistan’s water scarcity challenge".
Updated 05 Jul, 2021 11:11pm

"We will build small dams across Pakistan to conserve water and fulfill local demand," the PTI states in its manifesto.

Source: PTI Manifesto 2018

Updates

June 10, 2021: 518 small and medium dams have been initiated throughout the country: Pakistan Economic Survey (read details)

May 8, 2021: Punjab CM approves dam project in DG Khan (read details)

April 27, 2021: Construction of Chirrah Dam still not in sight (read details)

April 10, 2021: 16 dams to be constructed in Balochistan: CM (read details)

March 25, 2021: 15pc work on Daducha Dam completed (read details)

Nov 1, 2020: Seven small dams built in KP, meeting told (read details)

Oct 30, 2020: FWO wins contract for Daducha dam, work to start in November (read details)

Oct 27, 2020: 24 dams under construction in Balochistan (read details)

Oct 14, 2020: 10 small dams to be built in Pindi (read details)

Sept 1, 2020: CM Buzdar gives approval for spade work, construction of four small dams in Punjab (read details)

August 11, 2020: Process for dam in PM’s constituency complete (read details)

June 19, 2020: Rs500 million to be spent on construction of small dams in KP: minister (read details)

April 10, 2020: Government releases Rs47.305 billion for water projects so far (read details)

March 10, 2020: Buzdar calls for constructing small dams (read details)

Feb 8, 2020: Government gives nod to feasibility of 14 small dams (read details)

Jan 13, 2020: KP Irrigation Department completed 44 projects, including dams, in one year: report (read details)

Jan 6, 2020: DG Khan to get three small dams, says Zartaj (read details)

Dec 28, 2019: Rs1.5 billion to be spent on dam in Karak, says MNA (read details)

Dec 19, 2019: Work on PC-I of Daducha Dam for Rawalpindi in progress: commissioner (read details)

Dec 10, 2019: KP PDWP approves project to build Gandao small dam in Mohmand Agency (read details)

Nov 3, 2019: KP government plans to construct two dams, remodelling of Bara River (read details)

Oct 18, 2019: Punjab govt seeks ADB funding for dams projects (read details)

Sept 18, 2019: Government starts land acquisition for Chohan Dam (read details)

Aug 23, 2019: Small dams planned for DG Khan and Fort Munro (read details)

July 11, 2019: 10 new small dams to cater to 52,000 acres of agricultural land in Potohar region, meeting told (read details)

Jun 30, 2019: KP government to construct small dams in different districts. (read details)

Jun 7, 2019: Small dams needed to meet Balochistan’s water shortage: Alvi. (read details)

Jan 13, 2019: Mohmand dam’s launch shelved again amid row (read details)

Jan 10, 2019: Committee set up to scale down Nai Gaj dam cost(read details)

Dec 29, 2018: Inauguration ceremony of Mohmand dam postponed (read details)

Dec 28, 2018: PM to inaugurate construction of Rs309 billion Mohmand Dam on Jan 2 (read details)

Dec 19, 2018: Construction work on Mohmand dam to start in January, says Faisal Vawda (read details)

Dec 06, 2018: 365 new dams to be constructed and handed over to their respective communities in KP once the Pedo Act is amended. (read details)

Nov 23, 2018: Committee formed to examine Dadhocha Dam proposal (read details)

Oct 23, 2018: Work on Munchora dam inaugurated (read details)

Oct 15, 2018: CDA asks Small Dams Organisation for details on Chirah Dam project (read details)

Sept 26, 2018: PM wants comprehensive plan for urban water schemes (read details)

Sept 22, 2018: Water reservoirs: Preparation to build two small dams under way (read details)

July 26, 2019: Karak water supply schemes to be put on solar power (read more)

July 12, 2019: ‘56 small dams provide water to farmland in Potohar region’ (read more)