Institutional reforms in irrigation sector of Pakistan: an approach towards integrated water resource management
Since 1995 the Government of Pakistan has been making efforts to restructuring the century old irrigation system by involving beneficiaries (water users) at various units of the irrigation system management. The main purposes of reforms are: to improve operation and maintenance (O&M) of irrigation system, to make balance in expenditure and revenue, to improve crop production through efficient use of water, maintain affordable drainage system and develop an integrated water resource management (IWRM) approach. In these reforms, the Irrigation Department has been transferred to an autonomous body ...
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Chandio, Shah Nawaz; Lashari, Bakhshal