Under the federal PSDP, eight new dams are to be built in Barkhan district.
During an exclusive interview with Radio Pakistan today (Sunday), Balochistan Minister for Food and Population welfare Abdul Rehman Kethran said work on the construction of the water reservoirs has been started with the release of the first instalment of the allocated funds.
The provincial minister said the federal government has also approved a grant of Rs. two billion and 900 million for the construction of Hun dam in the Barkhan district.
He said that with the completion of the water reservoirs, water level would raise besides ensuring availability of water for the agricultural crops throughout the year.
Source: Radio Pakistan