IRRIGATION AND WATER CONSERVATION

Vision:

To provide adequate, equitable and reliable Irrigation supplies to the cultivable land of AJK aiming at enhanced agriculture productivity.

ECONOMIC/SOCIAL POTENTIAL:

Aim to design and implement economically feasible and socially acceptable irrigation system.

STRATEGY:

  • Implement structural measures for optimal utilization of surface and sub surface water resources.
  • Increase public investments for modernization of Irrigation infrastructure.
  • Develop and practice holistic approaches to the use of surface and ground water to enhance agricultural productivity.
  • Promote broad based institutional reform already initiated through Water User Associations (WUAs) in AJK aiming at transparency, efficiency and autonomy to sustain the resource base and infrastructure.