Irrigated agriculture is the major determinant of economic growth potential as it accounts for 26 % of the GDP and caters for over 40 % of the province 's work force. Over 9% of agricultural output in Punjab comes from farmlands irrigated by one of the largest contiguous irrigation systems in the world. The colossal irrigation conveyance network is serving 21 million acres (8.4 million hectare) cultivable command area with cropping intensities generally exceeding 120%.
Water is a critical resource for sustainable economic development of Pakistan and in this respective irrigated agriculture is of great importance in the socio-economic life of the country. Punjab Irrigation Department has a long term vision for Irrigation Sector to provide adequate, equitable and reliable irrigation supplies to the cultivable lands of Punjab aiming at enhanced agricultural productivity with focus on broad based institutional reforms.
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Dynamic and user interactive map viewer of river and canal data. Click on the desired flood control structure to view the discharge of off-taking canals. Channel name and design discharge can also be viewed on a user click.
Acquifer status of last two pre and post monsoon seasons can be viewed on user interactive map. Use the slider to switch between the maps. User click will display depth to water table value at a speecified location.
Map viewer of active and inactive channels as per Current Rotation Plan.
Government of the Punjab under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister is committed to strengthening the rule of law, protecting the rights of the people, upholding the independence of judiciary and effecting good governance through participatory democracy. In this regard, the relevant Laws are published in this portal for facilitation of stakeholders.