Rs.48,728 Mln Allocated For Small Dams' Construction During 2012-16

Rs.48,728 mln allocated for small dams' construction during 2012-16

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 10th Nov, 2016 ) : Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) government has allocated Rs. 48,728 million for the construction of small dams for the last four years (2012-13 to 2015-16). Current year (2016-17) Federal budget allocation is Rs. 11,581 million, said a document of Ministry of Planning and Development and Reform. The federal government has provided funds for construction of small dams which are Rs. 10,850 million in 2012-13, Rs. 15,448 million in 2013-14, Rs. 11,041 million in 2014-15 , Rs. 11,387 million in 2015-16 and Rs. 11,581 million in 2016-17. Talking to APP, an official of Ministry of Planning and Development and Reform said small dams will help to meet the requirement of water especially for agriculture sector.