Construction Of Bhara Bund To Bring Economic Development To Jathathar
TANK, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 02nd Jan, 2017 ) : Director Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Southern Areas Development Project(KPSADP) Ghulam Habib Marwat has said that the solid measures being made for construction of Bhara Bund which would bring about green revolution through agriculture development in the area.
Briefing Deputy Commissioner Ahmed Khan Wazir on the occasion of visit to the proposed site of the multi-purpose reservoir at Rodi Khel area, the project director said it would irrigate about nine thousand hectares of land mainly owned by Jathathar, which had either been unproductive or barren due to scarcity of water.
He said site was being inspected and the report would be forwarded to higher authorities for approval for further action with regard to construction of the Bund which had been long demand of growers of the underdeveloped areas of Jathathar.
He said the mega project would also generate employment opportunities for at least eight thousand families of the areas, enabling them to earn their livelihood in a respectable manner. He said that reservoir would also protect vulnerable areas from floods during torrential rains, which otherwise caused massive loss their properties of the people living in the particular areas.
People of Jathathar hailed the concerned authorities for taking steps to construct the much-needed Bhara Bund, which would usher in socio-economic development to the area through augmenting yield from their agriculture land.