GILGIT: GB Government will construct ten irrigation channels in Gilgit-Baltistan, under Serab Gilgit-Baltistan project at a cost of 2.73 billion rupees.
This was stated by a spokesman of Water Management Department Gilgit-Baltistan in an interview to our Gilgit correspondent today.
Under the project, fifty five thousand kanal barren lands will be converted to cultivable to enhance Agricultural products.
He said water management has done repairing of seven hundred and seventy one water channels and stopped seepage of water.
The department has constructed seventy water tanks for water storage and established forty protective bound to save land erosion.