Chairman, Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) Tariq Mehmood Murtaza on Wednesday visited the site of Chahan dam and inspected the area
RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 17th Jun, 2020 ) :Chairman, Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) Tariq Mehmood Murtaza on Wednesday visited the site of Chahan dam and inspected the area.
On the occasion, Director General (DG) RDA, Ammara Khan and Managing Director (MD) Water and Sanitation Authority (WASA) Raja Shoukat Mahmood were present.
Xeon Small Dam Organization Umair Ahmed briefed the chairman about the project and informed that the construction work of the spillway would be completed in 2020-21 as the provincial government had released funds for construction of the spillway and other development work of the project.
MD WASA briefed the Chairman and DG RDA that the provincial government released Rs 200 million in 2019-20 while Rs 250 million has also been allocated in 2020-21. The funds were being used to acquire land for the project, he added.
The design work of the dam is also being completed, he said adding, formal construction work of the project would be started next year while the project would be completed in two years.
The Chairman speaking on the occasion said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was making all out efforts to provide relief the residents of these UCs and complete the project within shortest possible timeframe to mitigate sufferings of the residents.
He said, the construction of the dam would fulfill requirements of a large population of different areas and help lessen the load on tube wells.