ISLAMABAD: Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) will construct small and medium dams in Balochistan to conserve water in less developed, remote and far-flung areas.
According to a report, in the first phase, five small and medium dams are at different stages of planning, award and construction. These dams include Naulong Dam in Jhal Magsi, Winder and Hingol dams in Lasbela, Pelar Dam in Awaran and Garuk Dam in Kharan.
Balochistan Government is also in the process to prepare PC-1 of Mangi dam, which will be submitted shortly to the Federal Government. To ensure its early implementation, the federal government has already allocated Rs 500 million in the current Public Sector Development Programme.