NESPAK wins ADB-funded water sector project in Balochistan  

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NESPAK has won the project design, construction supervision and implementation support for the Asian Development Bank-funded Balochistan Water Resources Development Sector Project (BWRDSP) through national competitive bidding, said Nespak Managing Director Dr Tahir Masood on Wednesday.

The project would support the implementation of the Integrated Water Resources Management Policy of the Balochistan government. The policy provides a comprehensive framework for the province to address the issues of water management and development in the context of basin approach, with water harvesting, and groundwater recharging as an integral part of watershed management.

The proposed project would address the issues of water management and would enhance agricultural production through construction of a dam (Siri Toi Dam) and rehabilitation/extension of 10 irrigation schemes in Zhob and Mula river basins.

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