Irrigation Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Pakistan)
The development of irrigation Agencies has strong linkages, and interfaces with the physical infrastructure as well as system design and management practices. In order to appreciate the historical perspective of irrigation and agency development better, factors contributing to its development needs to be determined. The chronological sequence of the development of Irrigation Department Khyber Pukhtoon Khawa and its canal system is elaborated as under.
The Irrigation Department is headed by Secretary, Irrigation who is assisted at Secretariat level by Additional Secretary, Deputy Secretary (Tech) and PMC. In all technical matters the Secretary is assisted by the Planning & Monitoring Cell. Which prepares the draft proposals for Annual Development Program and Public Sector Development Plan. The PMC prepares plans, liaison with Federal Government and Donors Agencies regarding new schemes and also monitor progress of implementation of the existing portfolios. Execution of the water sector schemes and their operation are carried out by attached departments. There are three attached department of Irrigation Department headed by their respective Chief Engineers.See more