E.D.O. AGRICULTURE DR. HAMEED ULLAH SHAH BRIEF NOTE OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DISTRICT OFFICER AGRICULTURE RAWALPINDI. Executive District Officer Agriculture is newly created post after devolution and responsible to coordinate the activates of U;q groups of Officers under his business. Following District Officers are attached with Executive District Officer Agriculture Rawalpindi. Agriculture (Ext) Rawalpindi. Livestock & Dairy Development Rawalpindi. Soil Conservation Rawalpindi. Water Management Rawalpindi. Forest Rawalpindi. Fisheries Rawalpindi. Functions: 1. To assist the D.C.O. in formulation of policy and bring to the notice of the D.C.O. cases which are required to be submitted to the Zila Nazim under the rules. 2. To execute the sanctioned policy of District Government 3. Being the official head of the group of District Officers and is responsible for its efficient administration and discipline and for the proper conduct of business assigned to the group of officers. 4. To submit all proposals for taxation and the bye laws to the Zila Council through Zila Nazim and D.C.O. 5. To be responsible to the D.C.O. for the proper conduct of the business and keep him informed about the working of the District Officers. 6. To monitor developmental and functional discipline of the Office and sub-offices. 7. To keep close contact and coordinate with elected members, NGOs and provisional Government. STAFF POSITION OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DISTRICT OFFICER AGRICULTURE RAWALPINDI. S.No Name of Post 1. BPS Field in Vacant Executive District Officer 18 Agriculture Rawalpindi. 01 - 2. Superintendent 16 - 01 3. Stenographer 12 - 01 4. Assistant 11 - 01 5. Senior clerk 07 01 01 6. Junior clerk 05 02 - 7. Driver 04 01 - 8. Naib Qasid 01 01 - 9. Chowkidar 01 01 - 10. Sweeper 01 01 - Total - 08 04 PREPARATION OF DISTRICT WEBSITE 1. AGRICULTURE EXTENSION DEPARTMENT DISTRICT RAWALPINDI Phone No. 9290331 Fax 9290875 District Officer Agriculture, (Extension) Murree Road, Rawalpindi. 2. SERVICE OFFICERED BY THE DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURE EXTENSION SERVICE Agriculture Extension Department is responsible for education and motivation of the farmers to adopt the latest agricultural technology. The agriculture extension services have been continuously struggling and making hard and hectic efforts for transmitting the modern agriculture technology to the farmer and to persuade them to increase the production of food and fiber crops, oil seeds, fruits and vegetables. DUTIES OF AGRICULTURE EXTENSION WING • Transmission of modern crop production technology to the growers. • Monitoring of supply of inputs. • Quality control of pesticides by taking samples and submission to laboratory for analysis. • Quality control of fertilizer by taking samples and submission to laboratory for analysis. • Grading of seed (Wheat) through seed graders. • Provision of literature (free of cost). to farmers. • Achievement of targets of sowing/yield. • Farmer's days for method/result demonstration. • Organizing fruit and vegetable shows, exhibitions and meals. • Multiplying pre-basics seed from the basis seed for further distribution to progressive growers through the Punjab Seed Corporation. • Propagation of pedigree nursery plants of fruits at Government nurseries and their distribution to farmers at subsidized rates • Wheat farmer training programme • Groundnut training programme MAJOR FUNCTION AGRICULTURE ACTIVITIES TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY Adoption of recommended package of agricultural technology is highly important for increasing crops, fruit and vegetable production. The site-specific technology is being disseminated through efficient communication and by different modes such as: 1. DEMONSTRATION PLOTS. The demonstration plots are sown throughout the District to display improved and proven technology, at the farmer’s field, which build up confidence of the farmers on the technology and play an important role to increase awareness about innovations. Therefore, each Field Assistant layout one or two plots in his area, in each season, on the farmer's field. 2. REFRESHER COURSE. It is the need of the time to keep the field staff, up to date regarding the latest technology, being developed by the scientists, in view of the changing socio economic and agroecological conditions. Accordingly, Extension Wing of Agriculture Department arranges refresher courses at the District and Tehsil level, once in a season. 3. FIELD DAYS. Farmers gathering play an important role in bridging the gap between findings of research and performance of the farmer field; therefore, field days are arranged at the demonstration plots, which play a vital role increasing awareness regarding impact of innovation/technology production. 4. AGRICULTURAL FAIRS Agricultural fairs provide to the fanners not only an atmosphere of leisure, joy ness and competitions with his fellow farmers but also play an important role in learning form the experience of other farmer's show in the exhibition. Therefore, the Extension Wing in Rawalpindi arranges fairs at different occasions to achieve the objectives. 5. WRITING OF MOTTO, SLOGANS AND ERECTION OF BURJIES Writing of Mottos is also an important method for transfer of technology. Therefore wall chalking, erection Burjies, Writing of mottos and slogans are being done throughout, the District. 6. FARMER'S TRAINING PROGRAMME AT VILLAGE LEVEL ! Agriculture graduates or Senior and 'experience field staff before the start of the season of crops carries out Farmer. Training programme. All the crops growing villages are covered and latest, technology is transferred to the farming community by group meeting, farm visit and individual contract. Wide publicity is made through loud speakers and held staff about the schedules of meeting. with 'the farmers. The main focus is sowing time, speed rate, balance use of fertilizer and recommended varieties. Literature is distributed among the farmers and at the end of meeting a discussion is held and the entire question raised by the fanners is addressed and their problems are noted for appropriate remedial measures. 4. ONE WINDOW OPERATION • Provision of guide lines for increasing per acre yield of major crops. • Training of farmers about new technologies in Agriculture. • Provision of fruit plants at subsidized rates. 5. APPLICATION FORM, The District Officer Agriculture (Ext) Rawalpindi has fully authorized to issue the pesticide dealer/vendor ship license totanYIapplic4nt at district level after completing all codal formalities. District Livestock Officer Rawalpindi. DR. MUHMMAD YAQOOB SAJID INTRODUCTION. Livestock is an integral component of rain fed and plays crucial role in the rural economy. Estimates rural that livestock contributes 40% of the total house hold income. It also provides social security when crops fail due to uncertain weather conditions. Livestock production in the certain areas has tremendous potential for development but due to infections & non-infections diseases are the constraints which if circumvented can double the out put of Livestock Production. TOPOGRAPHY: Rawalpindi District is situated in the North Punjab about 9 Km away from the capital Islamabad. Its urban population is about 17,84000 and rural population is 1568000 brings total up to of 33,52000. The whole district is Barani and Livestock of the people mostly belongs to military / Civil Services & nurtures the livestock. It has 6 Tehsil newly: 1. Rawalpindi. 2. Kahuta. 3. Murree. 4. Kotli Sattian. 5. Taxila. Being a thickly inhabited the people are facing many troubles as for the fundamental needs are concerned. Auspiciously city, area has been De-cattle by the District Government. In order to carry out the outmost results of this De-cattling, cattle colonies in the adjacent area should be set up duly equipped with veterinary facilities like hospital diagnostic laboratories. It activities for the up lift / development of livestock in District are mentioned below: LIVESTOCK POPULATON URBAN RURAL BUFFALOES CATTLE SHEEP GOAT HORSES 155319 206534 . 12097 190296 1359 19498 4247 395 5801 248 TOTAL 174817 210681 12492 196097 1607 ASSES CAMELS POULTRY 23695 1373 1242825 NO. OF VETERINARY INSTITUTION. HOSPITALS VETERINARY DISPENSARIES VETERINARY CENTERS A. 1. CENTERS 04 A. 1. SUB-CENTERS 11 463 80069 42158 1373 1322894 13 24 74 Under District Government plan the field services i.e. Animal Health, A. I. and poultry. Extension has been merged for the provision health care A. I and poultry at the door steps of the farmers. There activities are performing through the District network of existing veterinary institution in the District. ORGANOGRAM DISTRICT RAWALPINDI. DISTRICT LIVESTOCK OFFICER BS-18+ SPECIAL P A Y=1 Deputy District Livestock Deputy District Livestock Deputy District Livestock Officer Officer Officer (Breed Improvement) Bs-18=1 (Poultry) Bs-18=1 Establishment Technical Staff for District. (Animal Health) Bs-18=1 " Senior Veterinary Officer Admn Officer, Bs-16+100 1 Veterinary Officer Bs-17 29 (Distt. Vety. Hosp.) Bs-18=1 Superintendent, Bs-16 Stenographer, Bs-12 Assistant Bs-ll 3 Senior Clerk, Bs-07 3 Junior Clerk, Bs-05 4 Driver, Bs-04 2 Naib Qasid, Bs-Ol 4 Chowkidar, Bs-Ol 2 1 1 Veterinary Assistant, Bs-06 A.I. Supervisor, Bs-I0 A.I. Technician, Bs-06 Chowkidar, Bs-Ol Cattle Attendant, Bs-Ol Water Carrier, Bs-Ol Sweeper 125 1 16 18 1 37 38 Sanitary Worker, Bs-Ol 2 VETERINARY HOSPITALS 13 VETERINARY DISPENSARIES 24 VETERINARY CENTRES 74 A.I. ENTRES/SUBCENTRES. 15 BRIEF NOTE ON LIVESTOCK ACTIVITIES IN DISTRICT RAWALPINDI. FUNCTIONS i. To Provide, Vety: Cover, Disease control, Vaccination & A.I. Services through existing Vety: institutions both at Hospital & door step of the breeder. ii. To provide, extension services through Farmer days, Livestock shows & individual contract with the farmers. iii. To train livestock breeders in the field of livestock management, husbandry measure1 and first aid at hospital level. iv. To provide mass vaccination/prophylactive measures both as routine and during natural calamities. v. To formulate and implement the development schemes of both district and provincial governments. vi. To co-ordinate aid giving agencies such as ABAD. vii. To extend liaison for district and provincial government. viii. To supervise affairs of slaughterhouse. LIVESTOCK POPULATION DISTRICT RAWALPINDI. S.NO. BREED 1 Buffalo 2 RURAL URBAN TOTAL. 155319 19498 174817 Cattle 206534 4247 210681 3 Sheep 12097 395 12492 4 Goat 190296 5801 196097 5 Horses 1359 248 1607 6 Asses 23695 436 24158 7 Camel 1373 0 1373 8 Poultry 1242825 80069 i 1322984 VETERINARY INSTITUTIONS DISTRICT RAWALPINDI. S.NO. NAME OF HOSPITALS NAME OF DISPENSARIES A.I.CENTRES A.I. SUBCENTRES 1 Rawalpindi Dhok Gujran Rawa1pindi Taxi1a 2 Chountra Chak Bali Khan Bassali Kallar Syeddan 3 Sihal Punkar Gujar Khan Dhoke Gujran 4 Bassali Nar Daultala Choa Khalsa 5 Gujar Khan Balakhar Shamsabad 6 Mandra Bewal Kahuta 7 Daultala Kounterial Mandra 8 Murree Mator Kountrila 9 Taxila Devi Smoote 10 Koutli Sattian Krum Alyas Qazian 11 Kabuta Narali Devi 12 Kallar Syeddan Bun Chack Bali Khan 13 Jattal Gohra 14 Dhanda 15 Derya Gali 16 Kmal Abad 17 Pind Nosheri 18 Lub Thuthu 19 Lehtrar 20 Karor 21 Malote Sattian 22 Dhuma 23 Qazian 24 Sihal Khingher 25 Nara Total 13 25 4 12 STAFF POSITION S.NO. NAME OF POST BPS SANCTION IN VACANT STRENGTH POSITION 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 D.L.O. 18 1 D.D.L.O. 18 3 S.V.O. 18 1 V.O. 17+18 29 ADMIN OFFICER 16 1 SUPERINTENDENT 16 1 STENOGRAPHER 12 1 ASSISTANT 11 2 A.I. SUPERVISIOR 10 1 SENIOR CLERK 7 3 A.I.T. 6+9 16 VETY. ASSISTANT 6+9 86 JUNIOR CLERK 5 4 DRIVER 4 2 DAFTRI 2 1 NAIB QASID 1 5 CHOWKIDAR 1 9 WATER CARRIER 1 2 SANITARY 1 5 WORKER 20 CATTLE 1 1 ATTENDENT STAFF POSITION OF DEFUNCT (Z.C) STAFF 1 ASSISTANT 11 1 2 VETY. ASSISTANT 6+9 39 3 JUNIOR CLERK 5 1 4 CHOWKIDAR 1 18 5 NAIB QASID 1 1 6 KHALSI 1 1 7 WATER CARRIER 1 35 8 SANITARY 1 38 WORKER 1 0 19 1 1 1 15 74 3 1 3 8 2 4 3 1 10 1 2 1 2 1 12 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 31 15 1 31 29 8 1 3 1 4 9 DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES. I. Provision of Community bulls 7.3 5Million. II. Reconstruction of Veterinary Hospital & residences 6.7 Million. III. A pilot project for livestock production enhancement through door steps provision of veterinary services in drought effected areas 0 f Rawalpindi, District worth Rs.19.997 PROGRESS OF DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES FROM 2001-06 OFFICE OF THE, DISTRICT LIVESTOCK OFFICER, RAWALPINDI. ACTIVITIES 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 Treatment 119650 162342 108597 201974 174520 Vaccination 284714 4765:?6 630000 520815 801300 Income 220120 288955 426627 594233 245359 3083 38888 40383 40710 63363 7930 10033 10038 10348 4666 ( natural) 10450 9894 10490 10958' 5377 G.D. (Cases) 563 590 812 706 413 Income. 927805 1169590 1215550 1225130 2107604 A.I. WORK. A.I (TOTAL) Preg Test (A. I) FIELD DAY AND FARMER DAY The field day and farmer day are the extension tools used to provide the improved husbandry techniques at the farmer's door step. The main characteristics of both techniques are as follow: FIELD DAY. 1. The field day is conducted to teach on the specific topics 2. The topic selected is mainly seasonal and need of farmers at that time. 3. The group of farmers is about 5 to 10. 4. The field day is conducted at the farmer's door step keeping the availability of farmers without considering the time schedule. 5. The field day is entirely a two way communication. 6. Usually conducted by the concerned officer. FARMER DAY 1. This is multi activities programme conducted practically at the common place. 2. Farmer training programme by the different subject specialist is conducted. 3. The exhibition stall is also placed at the farmer day. 4. The farmer problems, suggestion and departmental policies and activities are openly discussed and delivered. 5. It is usually conducted at village level. FIELD DAY CATTLE FAIRS FIELD DAYS UNDER DEAR PROGRAMME FOR THE YEAR 20042005 ACHIEVEMENT 2003-2004 16 2 - 2004-2005 72 6 188 Anjrna1 Dewormed 83742 DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES. I. Provision of Community bulls 7.3 5Million. II. Reconstruction of Veterinary Hospital & residences 6.7 Million. III. A pilot project for livestock production enhancement through door steps provision of veterinary services in drought ' effected areas 0 f Rawalpindi, District worth Rs.19.997 million under DERA-II. PHYSICAL ACHIVEMENTS IN THSIL GUJAR KHANIUNDER BARANI VILLAGER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME DURING THE YEAR 2003-2006. ACHIEVEMENT SR. NO. 1 NAME OF ACTIVITIES i 2 3 4 2003-04 26 2004-05 40 2005-06 12 DISTRIBUTION OF UMMB 2600 3820 - MCLA, TRAINING /REFERESHER COURSE FEMALE LEW INDUCATION 56 25 - 225 221 104 DISTRIBUTION OF BREEDING BULLS/CALVES TRAINING COURSE 5 FIELD DAYS CONDUCTED 132 34 14 6 NO. OF LARGE ANIMALS DEWORMED NO. OF SMALL ANIMALS DEWORMED 4965 1925 880 2673 2250 696 7 I DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES DISTRICT RAWALPINDI. NAME OF SCHEME SR. 1. B.V.D.P. REMARKS This scheme is functioning in Tehsil Gujar Khan under ABAD agency all the active/~chievements up to 30.6.2004, have been reflected in Brief Note. About 1071, CO, members benefited under this scheme. This scheme is effectively operated with the active participation of community members. 2. Strengthening of A.I. The District Government has provides Rs.l, OOO/=Million for the Services through purchase of A.I Kits. The purchase is under process, on the receipt of the providing A.I. Kits. store 18; A.I. Sub-Centers will be established in District Rawalpindi. This project is framed to improve the genetic potential of local breed by exploiting superior germsplasam. About 5000 people will be benefited under this scheme. 3. Establishment of Vety. District Government Rawalpindi has provided Rs.0.879/= Million funds for the Dispensary/ Hospital at Sarwar Shaheed construction of vety Dispencary clinic during the current financial year. The Sangori, District construction work has been taken in hand by the Building Department. On its Rawalpindi. completion staff will be posted there and the people of area surrounding 10 KM. Sarwar Shaheed Sanghori will get benefit from this. Hospital for the treatment of their sick animals. ACTION PLAN: 1. Opening of new Vety: Institutions. 2. Up gradation of Existing institutions. 3. Enhancement of Vaccination cover to the animals by fixing per worker target. 4. To boost up the existing Vety: Cover through effective control over the institutions with the help of local Govt. 5. To train village Veterinary Workt:;rs to deliver Vety: aid at the door step of the farmer. 6. To Co-ordinate with the Directorates ofL&DD department & P D (BVDP) to achieve 100% targets of different activities such as distribution of breeding bulls improvement of Nutrients of the animals by distributing UMMB and health improvement of animals by deworming them. 7. To enhance breeding activities in the district through distribution of breeding bulls. PROBLEMS: 1. Shortage of technical staff. 2. Difficult Access to livestock owner due to lack of transport facility. 3. Shortage of furniture/equipment in the field area. 4. Deteriorated conditions of existing 'Slaughterhouses. 5. Non-availability of residences of field staff. ANTICIPATED SOLUTIONS: 1. New recruitment of technical staff against vacant posts. 2. Provision of mobility transport to the field staff. 3. Provision of sufficient budget. 4. Construction of new buildings of Veterinary Hospitals. 5. Constructions of two or three Cattle's Colonies out side the city limits. 6. Constructions of latest equipped meat complex / Slaughterhouse at suitable place within twin city approach. WEB SITE OF DISTRICT OFFICER FIHERIES RAWALPINDI 2006 INTRODUCTION: The Fisheries Department was established in 1949.The services of Fisheries Department was conservation. There were two Directorates at East Pakistan and West Pakistan. Due to less technology; the rivers have plenty of areas in their connivance, annual rain fall were normal and rivers overflow water in their tributaries. Resultantly fish not only bred at these tributaries, but also these areas provide healthy fish seed to the rivers and these rivers provide plenty of fish which not only marketed but many fisherman community were totally dependant on the catching of fish. By the, passage of time, rivers were squeezed, due to present technology, fish productive areas has been converted into cultivated lands by the construction of bunds around the rivers to save the human community assets. In this way not only fish productive areas has been decreased but also fish production suffers. Keeping in view the above situations; fisheries department introduce new induced spawning technology, By constructing new Hatcheries, provide technical guideline to the private sector ,ponds comprises from l Kanal to 50 acres were constructed. The present fish in the market is mostly the production of private fish farms, man made small dams, mini darns which are being stocked through Hatcheries of fisheries department. TOPOGRAPHY. Rawalpindi District comprises Six Tehsils (Rawalpindi, Taxila, Murree, Gujar Khan, Kotli Sattian and Kahuta) with total area 12, 90,013 acres with cultivated area 6, 65,560 acres and uncultivated area 6,24,453 acres. Rawalpindi District constitutes the eastern half of the Potohar uplands and lies between latitudes 32° 30' and 34° 30' N, and longitudes 72° 30' and 73° 30' E. In the North's and East the area is bounded by the Himalayan foothills, in the South by the Salt range and in the West by Attock District and the Gandhara range. The High Potwar Plateau represents a synclinal through between the salt range and the Rawalpindi foothills, filled with Tertiary and quaternary deposits. The District has a comp lese geological history of mountain building, alluvial and loessic depositions and erosion cycles. Inter bedded conformer rates sand stones halls and siltstones mainly underlie the area of whole district. The Harro and Sowan Rivers comprise the main drainage of the potwar uplands unlike the rivers of the plug as Plains; the Potwar Uplands Rivers are eroding material, not depositing it. The riverbeds lie far below the general level of the, consequently erosion has been very active in the plains and has resulted in a network of deep gullies. CLIMATE. The average rainfall in the district various from about 45 inches in the North's to less then no inches in the South east. The climate of the area is characterized by rainfall from both monsoon and Western disturbances giving a twin peak type distribution with the maximum precipitation with the precipitation occurring in July to September. The summers are pleasantly cool (90M 1 00 FO) while winters are severe with considerable frost and snow in month of January. OBJECTIVES 1) To Increase the fish Production. 2) To increase the income of fisheries community. 3) To utilized uncultivated land. 4) To utilize the water logged areas. 5) To utilized the uneven lands. 6) Leasing of dams. 7) Compensation fee through Challans. 8) Stocking of fish seed. 9) Survey of sites. 10) Provision of technical advisory Services about fisheries. 11) Provision ofPhysibilities reports for loan from ADBP & Small Industries. 12) Visiting of Private fish farms and Small dams. 13) Conducting of seminars and training for Fish farmers. 14) Provision of information through Melas. 15) Provision ofInformation through Web Site. 16) Provision ofInformation through Information Technology. 17) Provision of Information for prompt growth of fish. 18) Provision of Information for marketing. 19) Provision of Information for export of fish as the fresh water fish is the most demanding fish not only in UK. But also in USA, KSA and even in Japan. DETAIL OF KIND OF FISH SEED, RATE OF STOCKING PER ACRE AND PRODUCTION PER YEAR %Of S.No. 1. Kinds Stocking Growth Food Required Per Acre Annually 1.5kgs to 2.5kgs 200% of the body 10% Grass Carp % Average weight Remarks If green fooder is in abundant 2. Silver Carp 15% 1.5 to 2.0kgs 3% of the body weight Rice brawn,rice polish.oil cakes.maiz gluten etc 3. Thailla 15% 3% of the body weight Rice brawn,rice polish. oil cakes.maiz gluten etc 4. Rohu 40% 1.0 to 1.5kgs 1.0Kgs to 1.25kgs 3% of the body weight Rice brawn,rice polish.oil cakes.maiz gluten etc 5. Mori 20% .75kgs to 1.0kgs 3% of the body weight Rice brawn,rice polish.oil cakes.maiz gluten etc 1.5 to 2.2kgs 3% of the body weight Rice brawn, rice polish.oil cakes.maiz gluten etc 6. Big Head 10% DETAIL OF MACHINERY/VEHICLES 1. No vehicle was provided from the District pool in spite of request again & again, this is only office which is earning and earn annually. 2. EDO (Agri) provide vehicle to perform the field duty on off and off time. 3. One peter engine 15H/P for shifting of fish seed from nurseries to main fish farm in Govt./ Private sector. 4. Fisheries Equipments. 5. Nets. 6. Fish Holding Containers (Small Plastic Drums) ACHIEVEMENT FOR THE YEAR, 2002-2003 S.NO 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 S.NO 1 2 3 4 5 6 Activity Targets achieved Fish seed stocking 6.0 Lac Income through lease Money RS.9.3Lac Income through license fee The power has not been delegated Compensation fee --n-do----Sale of fish seed No fish Seed Hatchery or Nursery unit was transferred. Sale of ornamental fish No fish Seed Hatchery or Nursery unit was transferred. Fish production in private sector 400 M.Tons Fish production in other organization 600 M.Tons ACHIEVEMENT FOR THE YEAR, 2003-04 Activity Income through Leases Stocking of Fish Seed in Small Dams and Private Fish Farm Fish Production From Natural Resources, Small dams And Private Fish Farms. Construction Of New Fish Farm & Mini Dams During 2003-2004 Advisory services provided to the people who visited the office Visit Of Private Fish Farm For Checking the water Quality and Growth of Fish. Targets achieved Rs.2.05Lac 11.00Lac 1436M.Tons 25Nos 75Nos 250Nos ACHIEVEMENT FOR THE YEAR, 2004-05 S.NO 1 3 4 5 6 7 Activity Fish seed stocking Income through license fee Compensation fee Sale of fish seed Sale of ornamental fish Fish production in private sector Targets achieved 6.28 Lac The power has not been delegated -----don--No fish Seed Hatchery or Nursery unit was transferred. No fish Seed Hatchery or Nursery unit was transferred. 1500 M.Tons ACHIEVEMENT FOR THE YEAR, 2005-06 S.NO 1 2 3 4 5 6 Activity Income through Leases Stocking of Fish Seed in Small Dams and Private Fish Farm Fish Production From Natural Resources, Small dams And Private Fish Farms. Construction Of New Fish Farm & Mini Dams During 2003-2004 Advisory services provided to the people who visited the office Visit Of Private Fish Farm For Checking the water Quality and Growth of Fish. Targets achieved Rs. 2.05Lac 11.00Lac 1436M.Tons 25Nos 75Nos 250Nos BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR 2001-02 S.N o. Salary Non Salary Total 1 486000 20000 506000 BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR 2002-03 S.N o. Salary Non Salary Total 1 1011000 331000 1392000 BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR 2003-04 S.N o. Salary Non Salary Total 1 1001000 571000 1632000 BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR 2004-05 S.N o. Salary Non Salary Total 1 1035000 527000 1562000 BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR 2005-06 S.No. Salary Non Salary Total 1 915000 684000 1599000 BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR 2006-07 S.N o. Salary Non Salary Total 1 1218000 941000 2159000 PROCEDURE OF AUCTION OF FISHING RIGHTS There are (7) Nos of small Dams in District Rawalpindi. The fishing rights ofthese small are auction out for three years. District Coordination Officer is fully competent to auction the fishing rights 1. When the tenure of fishing right completed; District Officer Fisheries intimate to the DCa (R WP) though EDO (Agri) Rawalpindi and get permission for auction of fishing rights of dams and fixation of date & time and to advertise in National News Papers and vide publicity through staff. 2. District Coordination Officer & EDO (Agri) purposed auction committee. 3. Open auction is conducted in the presence of purposed auction committee. 4. Committee announce the Govt rate of fishing rights ;which is at least 10% more than ftom the previous auction. 5. The highest bidders become the successor; and the fishing rights of small dam is provisionally accepted until the sanctioned ftom the DCa (RWP). 6. The contractor has to stock the fish seed in the dams annually through his own expenses under intimation to this office. 7. The contractor started ftom the date of sanction to 30th May of that relevant years when the auction of fishing right completed after 3 years. 8. The contractors are not allowed to fishing ftom 15t June to 30th August due to spawning season. 9. The Detail of Dams. INCOME THROUGH LEASE OF SMALL DAMS FOR 2002-03 S.NO. Name Of Dam Auction Period Amount 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Total Misriot Dam Khasala Dam Nirali Dam Dongi Dam Dhok Sunday Mar 2002-05 2002-05 2002-05 2002-05 2002-05 3 years 3 years 3 years 3years 3years 220000 240000 100000 245000 125000 930000 INCOME THROUGH LEASE OF SMALL DAMS FOR 2003-06 S.NO. 6. I Auction I 2003-06 I Name Of Dam I Jawa Dam I Period I 3years I Amount I 205000 INCOME THROUGH LEASE OF SMALL DAMS FOR 2005-08 S.NO. Name Of Dam Auction Period Amount 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Total Misriot Dam 2005-08 2005-08 2005-08 2005-08 3vears 3 years 3years 3years 3vears 410000 400000 221000 295000 370000 1696000 Khasala Dam Nirali Dam Dongi Dam Dhok Sunday Mar 2005-08 INCOME THROUGH LEASE OF SMALL DAMS FOR 2006-09 S.NO. 12. 13. Total Name Of Dam Jawa Dam Jamal Dam Auction 2006-09 2006-09 Period 3vears 3 Years Amount 310000 200000 510000 DEVELOPMENT SCHEME A scheme for the provision of Extension Services to all Private and Govt Fish Farms for Rs. (6) lac for the years (2004-05) District Rawalpindi was provided under ADP scheme, through which this office enables to provide extension services to the private along with Govt small dams. ANNUAL BUDGETS TARGETS FOR THE YEARS. 2006-07 S.NO I 2 3 4 5 6 Activity Fish seeds stocking Production of fish in public and private sector Acution of fishing rights through auction Income through licencing Income through legislation Maximum survey of Agriculture land Targets achieved 7.5 Lac seeds 2000 M. Tons Rs. 10.0 Lacs Nil Nil 30 Nos ACHIEVEMENTS FOR THE YEARS. 2005-06 S.NO I 2 3 4 5 6 Activity Income through Leases Stocking ofFish Seed in Small Dams and Private Fish Farm Fish Production From Natural Resources, Small dams And Private Fish Farms. Construction Of New Fish Farm & Mini Dams During 2005-06 & small Dam Construction Of New Fish Farm & Mini Dams During 2005-06 Advisory services provided to the people who visited the office Visit Of Private Fish Farm For Checking the water Quality and Growth ofFish. Targets achieved Rs. 1.696 million 1.11 million I 487M.Tons INo. O-Nos 75Nos 58 Nos ACHIEVEMENT FOR THE YEARS. 2002-03 S.NO I 2 3 4 5 Activity Fish seed stocking Income through lease Money Income through license fee Compensation fee Sale of fish seed 6 Sale of ornamental fish 7 8 Fish production in private sector Fish production in other organization Targets achieved 6.0 Lac Rs.16.96Lac The power has not been delegated ----- Do----No fish Seed Hatchery or Nursery unit was transferred. No fish Seed Hatchery or Nursery unit was transferred. 400 M.Tons 600 M.Tons LIST OF PRIVATE FISH FARM /MINI DAMS ESTABLISHED UNDER DISTRICT GOVERNMENT RAWALPINDI Name of fish farm KLMs Acre Location Raja Saeed Mini Dam 70 35 Dhamial Khizar Hayat Mini Dam 160 30 Kallir Majid Mini Dam 140 35 Rajar Tanweer Shah Mini Dam 125 30 Maira Sharif Iftikhar Shah Mini Dam 84 20 - do- Khalid Masood Mini Dam 70 35 Maira Kalan Col Hamid Fish Farm 140 30 Rajar Khadim Hussain Fish Farm 140 25 Dhoke Bhadal Riaz Hussain Shah Fish Farm 135 20 Narala Khauta Shaukat Fish Farm 140 10K Nathote Khauta Raja Shahid Fish Farm 94 10 Dhoke Rajgan Kamran Fish Farm MPA Javed Ikhlas Fish Farm Zila Nazim DESTO Fish Farm 133 4 Village Chakrey 70 7 Village Kolian 98 10 Chattar Akram Fish Farm 140 10 Kalli Pari Chak Beli Ishtiaq Fish Farm 170 13 Mari Bheer Col Yasin Mini Dam 140 25 Bossa Ii Ch, Tariq Fish Farm 154 12 Bhall Afzal Fish Farm 189 10 Bijrana Kanal Heavy Industries Taxilla 112 15 Taxilla Mehmood Fish Farm 135 10 Dhakki Chak Beli Aslam Fish Farm 189 17 Jerro Rattial Hafiz Shakil Fish Farm 175 Adhi Daultala Shiraz Fish Farm 160 Mastala Daultala Snober Fish Farm 150 Krunb Kaswal Shabaz Fish Farm 140 Bajnayal Near Dungi Ch. Aftab Fish Farm 100 Misriot Dam 84 Misriot Dungi Dam 140 Gujar Khan Jawa Dam 125 Adiala Road Khasala Dam 100 Village Khasala Nirali Dam 160 Daultala Dhoke Sunday Mar Dam 84 Sang Jani 4 Acre Village Thallian STAFF STRENGTH DURING 2006- 07 S.No. Name of Posts No of Posts Given Grade 1 District Officer Fisheries 01 17 2 Asstt.District Officer Fisheries 01 11 3 Senior Clerk 4 Fisheries Supervisor 5 Junior Clerk 6 Fisheries Driver 7 Chowkidar 8 Fisheries Watchers 9 Fisheries Beldars 10 N aib Qasid 01 01 01 01 01 06 02 01 16 07 06 05 04 01 01 01 01 Total Vacant Posts 01 01 01 04 07 ACTION PLAN FOR THE YEAR. 2006-2007 Under the devolution plan the above mentioned staff of the Fisheries department has been placed at the disposal ofDCO Rawalpindi. CONSTRAINTS 1) Shortage of Staff. 2) Non-availability of vehicle. 3) There are (7) Dams in District Rawalpindi, which are under the supervision of the District Fisheries Department. 4) Misriot Dam. 5) Dongi dam. 6) Khasala Dam. 7) Narali Dam. 8) Dhoke Sunday Mar Dam. 9) Java Dam. 10) Jamal Dam 11) Their supervision has been transferred to the District Officer Fisheries Rawalpindi in the new devolution setup. 12) No nursery, no hatchery and no vehicle have not been transferred to the District Fisheries Department under the new setup in this way the contractor do cooperate and stock the diseased, malnutrition, and affected ,fish seed in this way the production of the small dam suffer. Solution: 1) The supervision of the nurseries as well as hatchery should be transferred to the District Officer Fisheries under the new set up. 2) The shortage of staff should be provided as per sanctioned posts given in present District budget. 3) Nets for test netting of the fish should be purchased. 4) Proper transportation should be provided for look after a, survey of land in Rawalpindi District. STAFF INTRODUCTION S.No 1. 2. 3. 4. Name Designation Office Tip Asif Ali Shah Raja Tanveer Zaman Muhammad Asif Mrs.Tasmina DOF ADOF F?S O/A 5110650 5110650 5110650 9290575 MOBILE 03005561148 03005549574 03015522874 03008348949 Resident Tip 0513015180 0515790736 Nil Nil Brief Note Of District Officer Forest, Rawalpindi. INTRODUCTION: Under the local government ordinance 2001 the office of District officer Forest came into the existence on 14/08/2001. Rawalpindi District comprises of seven Tehsils namely Rawalpindi, Taxila, Murree, Kahuta, Kotli Sattian Gujar Khan and Kalar Syedan tehsils. Of these Murree, Kotli Satian, Kalar Syedan and Kahuta falls in Pahar and Kahru Revenue Assessment Circle. Upland parts of these tehsils falls in Pahar R.A.C are covered with natural pine forest with Chil, Kail and Fir as main species. Where as Kahru R.A.C largely carry scrub species such as Kahoo, Phulai and Sanatha. In other three tehsils natural vegetation is largely composed of scrub sp~cies and some associated species. Some other tree species abundantly found in Rawalpindi District include Dharek, Eucalyptus, Shisham, Toot etc. Among the planted species along farmlands, roads, streets, railway tracks and in public parks and buildings, Eucalyptus (sufeda) is most prominent one. Legally categories, natural forests are reserved forests (bearing no public rights), protected forests (bearing limited public rights) and Guzara Forest. These forests are managed by provincial Forest Department through DFO South Rawalpindi, DFO North Rawalpindi, DFO Murree and DFO Guzara. The District Government has been transferred no area out of these forests for the sake of management. District Government Officer Rawalpindi through his establishment will be largely undertaking forestry operations in private lands and public parks and buildings. Besides, forestry extension will be among the main responsibility of District Forest Officer. Total area ofRawalpindi district is 3.405 millions hectares out of which 2.53 millions hectares are cultivated while 0.875 million hectares are uncultivated. Both the cultivated and uncultivated lands have great potential for the growing multi beneficial trees. These trees can help to fulfill needs of fuel wood, fodder, and ornamental trees. Further can playa major role in reducing the contents of hazardous pollutant in the environment. OBJECTIVES: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Raising and promotion of roadside plantations Promotion of social/farm forestry in private sector. Raising of forest nurseries to cater the needs of seasonal plantings. Establishment of amenity forests and recreational parks. Education of public for the tree planting and provision of technical and advisory services on matters of Afforestation to public as well as other departments in district. 6. Assessment of existing tree cover. 7. Mass media, publicity, conservation of ecosystem, enforcement and planning. STAFF POSITION: S.No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Name of Post District Officer Forest Forester Forest Guard Junior Clerk Chowkidar Naib Qasid Sweeper Driver BPS 17 07 05 05 01 01 01 04 Sanction Strength 1 04 12 01 01 01 01 01 Vacant 0 00 02 0 0 0 01 01 YEAR WISE BUDGET ALLOCATION AND UTILIZATION S.No 01 02 03 04 05 06 Year 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 Salary 968000/1032363/1357600/1322000/1537000/2059000/- Non-Salary 114000/517100/733900/823000/981000/1113000/- Total 1082000/1549463/2091500/2145000/2518000/3172000/- Utilization 1082000/1521556/2072380/2038881/2501252/1380009/- MAIN FIELD ACTIVITIES / DUTIES PERFORMED BY DISTRICT OFFICE FORESTS RAWALPINDI. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Planting through government departments Planting through private farmers Farmers days Distribution of publication/publicity material Farmers trained 6. Field days 7. Arrangement of Shajarkari walks. 8. Promoting Amenity Forestry (schools, hospitals etc.) 9. Raising of Nurseries 10. Management of Public parks. 11. Road side / avenue planting 12. Planting of Small / Mini Dam 13. General raid to control illicit movement of timber and complaints. TREE PLANNING CAMPAIGN: Tree planting campaigns are arranged twice every year i.e. during spring and monsoon season. Massive campaign is organized to have maximum tree planting through ffamer at farm and barren lands, through students and teacher at educational school lands and through health and other departments at various government and private lands. The efforts are made to make the people tree minded. A separate tree-planting plan is prepared and implemented during every planting season. A variety of arrangements are made for the inauguration of tree planting campaign at different places through various dignitaries. Tree plantation campaign targets are given by Provincial Government for each season which are achieved 100% accordingly. Year wise Progress of Tree Plantation Campaign is as under: S.No Year Targets Achievements 01 2001 100000 100000 02 2002 200000 200000 03 2003 213000 220000 04 2004 350000 360000 05 2005 285000 412000 06 2006 320000 335000 Total 1468000 1627000 YEAR WISE FARMER DAY S. No Year Activitv 01 2001 120 nos 02 2002 140 nos 03 2003 120 nos 04 2004 100 nos 05 2005 130 nos 06 2006 140 nos Total 750 nos YEAR WISE DISTRIBUTION OF PUBLICATION/ PUBLICITY MATERIAL: S.No 01 02 03 04 05 06 Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Total Activity 1500 nos 2000 nos 2200 nos 1800 nos 2400 nos 2500 nos 12400 nos YEAR WISE FARMER TRAINED S. No 01 02 03 04 05 06 Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Total Activity 11 00 nos 1200 nos 1350 nos 1300 nos 1500 nos 1487 nos 7937 nos YEAR WISE FIELD DAYS S.No 01 02 03 04 05 06 Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Total Activity 25 nos 35 nos 45 nos 50 nos 60 nos 60 nos 275 NOS PROBLEMS / BOTTLE NECKS . District roads along with staff have yet not handed over to this office for management and control, while the same has already taken its route in all the other districts of Punjab. The roadside planting has great potential for development but no funds has been allocated in this regard so far. This aspect needs due attention. 2. No funds have been allocated for the raising of forest nurseries since the creation of this office. Although there is a huge demand of tree saplings by the government departments and farmers of the district. 3. One of the important duties of forestry sector of district government is to establish recreational parks and amenity forests for general public. The objective could not be achieved due to the non-availability funds. This aspect needs due attention. 4. Presently, the provincial forest department allows the cuttings of trees in private areas. As provincial government lacks jurisdiction over these areas, therefore without proper verification felling permits are issued which results in discriminate felling and diminishing of local flora. 5. Shortage of executive as well as ministerial staff The provincial government maybe requested to fulfill the desired requirement. ON GOING PROJECTS 1. Barani Village Development. Programme (ABAD) "Increasing Tree Cover of Farm Lands For Conservation Of Land And Water Resources In Tehsil Gujar Khan District Rawalpindi 2. Improvement Of Urban Environment Of Rawalpindi Through Amnenity Forestry And Land Scaping. Funded By Ministry of Environment Islamabad. PIPE LINE PROJECTS: 1. Establishment and Maintenance of Potted Nursery in Rawalpindi District. Through Dera Programme. 2. Improvement Of Urban Environment Of Rawalpindi / Construction Of Parks In Pp-l & Pp-14 Rawalpindi. Through Ministry Of Environment Islamabad. 3. Increasing Tree Cover, Water Conservation & Mass Awareness On Farm Lands To Improve The Environmental Status Of Rawalpindi District. Through ABAD Rawalpindi. BACK GROUND It is unfortunate that in spite of full scale existing of the factors required for potential production, Pakistan is lagging behind in the field of agricultural production to the extent that it is incapable of meeting its own food and fiber requirements. The import of food items worth millions of rupees has become its constant need. It is not impossible to overcome this critical situation. There is great potential of not only increasing the agricultural production both in the irrigated as well as rain fed areas but thousands of reclaimable/barren uncultivated acres can be brought under cultivation also and utilized for crop production. Our agriculture depends heavily on irrigation and 80% of the agricultural out put comes from irrigated agriculture while remaining 20% conies from' rainfed areas. Our country is fading sever water shortage for the last few years. Lack of water conservation practices, inadequate storage facilities and low rainfall aggravated this situation. In this context, the rainfed area in Rawalpindi District is worth special attention. The water resources in these areas are required to be exploited and the rain water which not only gets lost but also proves to be a cause of soil erosion in thousands of acres annually is ought to be saved substantially to be utilized for better crop production. In addition there are hundreds of small and big streams through which a huge amount of water is either constantly or seasonally flowing but a very little amount .of the same is being utilized for agricultural production. The area under irrigation is very low. The requirement is, to develop facilities to bring more area under irrigation for efficient utilization of available water resources. Item/ Mouza (No.) Union Tehsils Gujar Reported Councils Area (Ha) Cultivated Un- Culture Area (Ha) Cultivated able Area(Ha) waste Forest Tubwells 384 33 14739 93036 54358 9066 2416 13 Kahuta 270 23 109987 43453 66534 8139 41675 3 Kotli 59 9 22409 7812 14596 4150 - - Murree 111 15 38977 12006 26971 2402 10159 - Rawalpi 358 80 172839 97536 75303 14409 6528 380 Taxila 56 10 30433 16469 13964 1306 1996 604 Total:- 1238 170 522039 270313 251726 39463 72774 1000 Khan Sattian ndi AGRICULTURE PROFILE Area 5286 Sq. Meter Command area under Small Dams 3400 Acree Tube Well Irrigation 2734 Acree Tube Wells 1000 Nos Small dams 07 Nos. Mini dams 86 Nos. Ponds 70 Nos. Soan River, Sill River, Khan River, Bunaha River, Gumrah Kass, Guliana Kass, Kanshi Nullah are important perennial flows in the District. In addition to these flows, there are many unnamed perennial flows, which can be exploited to irrigate the adjoining areas. RATIONALE The major problems of agriculture in District Rawalpindi are: Area under irrigation is less Scarcity of water. Erratic rain fall. Small and fragmented land holding Un-leveled fields & barren land. Lack of awareness among the fanning community about production technology of 4igh value crops and water is mainly used for growing wheat. Low water storage capacity. Low soil fertility and moisture conservation. Socio economic condition of the farming community. OBJECTIVES The objectives of On Farm Water Management are: Increase agricultural production by developing irrigation facilities in Barani area Exploit and manage water resources for efficient utilization .of water through installation of irrigation schemes, construction of water storage tanks and other improved water management practices to combat drought Generate employment opportunities in the tural sector Capacity building for irrigated agriculture, operation and maintenance of the irrigation schemes To mobilize the farming communities to share investment cost of irrigation developments in the area Functions: 1. Organization of water users associations 2. Development of irrigation schemes Lift irrigation schemes gravity irrigation schemes high efficiency irrigation schemes. 3. Construction of Water Storage Tanks 4. Land development and land Leveling 5. High Efficiency Irrigation Technology (Sprinkler/Drip) 6. Installation of Turbines/Tube wells 7. Construction of Dug Well 8. Construction of Farm Drainage 9. Renting out of Agriculture machinery 10. Rain water harvesting / conservation technology 11. Farm designing and capacity building MAJOR ACTIVITIES. The major activities of On Fann Water Management are briefly given below: 1. Organization of Water Users Associations The fanner are organized and registered as water user association under the water user association act 1981. The water user associations are responsible to under take all the development works in the field by arranging all skilled and unskilled labour and supervise the physical works. In National Programme these' Organizations are also responsible for procurement of all sort of construction material for irrigation schemes. This ensures participation of the farming community in the developmental works at all level. 2. IRRIGATION SCHEMES In canal irrigated areas there exist well planned and sanctioned watercourses (open channels) under the control of irrigation department but in barani areas there is no concept of community watercourses except Small Dams command areas. Mostly Individual farmers develop their own source of irrigation for their personal use or at maximum for relatives who share certain piece of land with them. The source of irrigation could be tubewell, perennial streams? ponds, mini or small dams. If the tubewells ,are installed in relatively leveled areas, the irrigation by gravity flow is possible. In this situation watercourses (open channel) are designed and then lined with installation of water control structures. In case where source of irrigation is a perennial river, or mini dam or pond existing below the actual piece of land to be irrigated, a problem however remained there, that how the farmers can convey the water to their field those are higher than the source of irrigation. OFWM solved this problem through lift irrigation schemes by laying underground' pipe lines right from the water source to the fields where irrigation has to be done. Irrigation schemes are the development through which multifarious steps are taken to provide the water to the crops. These irrigation schemes includes:i) Lifting of the irrigation water from the Smal1/Mini dams, Perennial streams and other low laying water sources through PVC/G.I pipes by using centrifugal pumps. ii) connecting different fields having depression in between through PVC/RCC pipes. iii) supplying water to the field of lower or equal evaluation through open channels and RCC pipes. 3. WATER STORAGE TANKS In barani area drilling upto desired depth is quit expensive and some times impossible. In this situation farmers normally dug wells at shallow depths o~ install turbines of small discharges for irrigation purpose. The discharge is often less to irrigate fields. With a small delivery it takes hour to irrigate a piece of land which is the wastage of energy and times as direct application of such low discharges results in higher conveyance and application losses. To overcome this difficulty the small delivery water is stored in a Water Storage Tank. When the tank is full, the water is released to thel fields with the desired discharge. This intermittent releases not only increase the efficiency, but also saves, time and energy. Through Water Storage Tanks can not irrigate large area but it is quite suitable for! Small 'areas especially for vegetables and orchards. 4. Land development and Land Leveling Studies have indicated that a significant (20-25%) amount of water is lost during application at the firm due to poor farm designing and uneven fields . It has been noted that Most 'of the fanners apply irrigation i water until the highest point in the field is covered, which leads to over irrigation. The ultimate effects of over irrigation!' is wastage of water in burani. Areas where water is already scarce and precious thing. Over irrigation and complex water supply to higher points is wastage of lot of water, On the; other hand uneven fields in batahi: areas ate also on; the risk of erosion during heavy rains. Keeping in view its advantages, the city District govt, Rawalpindi has given due importance to this activity and managed to purchase new Tractors 'and' Laser equipment alongWith other implements despite its limited resources. Precise Land Leveling (PLL) operations are now carried out through laser equioment, which helps to achieve the required degree of precision at lesser cost and efforts. The water is uniformly distributed in the Leveled fields leading to better germination of seeds. It reduces the loss of plant nutrients and leads to higher crop yield. Impact studies on laser land leveling reveals that it:1. Reduses the application losses up to 25 % 2. Reduces labour requirement for irrigation up to 35 % 3. Increase crop yield up to 20 % OFWM staff provide free technical services for surveying, planning , designing and leveling of their firms. In addition tractors with laser equipment , scraper, front blade and mould boold plought are rented out to farmers on subsidized rates i.e. Rs. 250/ hour. Installation of Turbines/Tube Wells On farm Water Management also deals with augmentation of underground water resources through dug wells and tube-wells. Under this activity the turbines/tube wells are installed based on the ground water potential of the area. This activity is focused where surface water is either not available or in-efficient to meet the crop water requirement. Deep turbines and shallow tube-wells are planned on the basis of feasibility and requirement of the areas. Dug wells Apart from stream flows, small pockets of fresh ground water are also available at certain locations in District Rawalpindi. Where Dug wells prove to be potential source for irrigation water. If the water is lifted through a pump installed at this place the water exhaust within a short interval of time because of the fact that water is collected in such pockets/ aquifers through a very slow horizontal and vertical seepage phenomenon. The water is, stored/collected in the pit at the lower part of the dug well overnight which is lifted in the day time with diesel engine pump or electric motor for irrigation. High efficiency irrigation technology (sprinkler/ Drip): In rain fed areas, the water being scarce resource demands that it should be used most efficiently for the crop production with out washing single drop of water. In the undulated lands, gravity irrigation is not possible. If the soil is sandy it causes heavy loses due to seepage. Barani areas having rich soil could be converted into highly productive by sprinkler and drip irrigation system and more area can be brought under irrigation with less quality of water. Sprinkler irrigation is used for growing highly value crops such as orchards, vegetables. These schemes may be installed at dug, wells, storage reservoirs, mini dams , streams and spring in the rain fed areas. Rain Water Harvesting/Conservation Technology It may be a new term for fanners in Pakistan, but it is not new in developed countries like USA and Australia where hundred and thousand areas of land have been brought under cultivation after introduction of this technology. Although the total rain fall in Rawalpindi is enough for crop production yet the pattern of rainfall is not conductive for better yield. The term rainwater harvesting refer to a set of activities. It encourages the safe reception of rainfall is encouraged that farmers should not leave the land follow particularly during heavy rains. In filtration is increased by proper dikes and leveling of fields and the safe run of is done by construction of spill way structure while save disposal of all flowing water from the fields to low laying ponds or rives is carried out by planned grass water ways. In the absence of proper land leveling, deep till age and proper dikes, both water and fertile soils are washed away every year. In order to make best use of rain water in rain fed areas water harvesting technology sites can be developed where in rain water form catchments areas are directed towards cropped areas. In small rain fall areas , micro catchments with in the field can be planned. 9. Farm Designing and Capacity Building Existing topography of lands and farmers fields in barani areas are not according to the proper design with respect to irrigation system and water supplies. It is duel to lack of awareness about irrigated agriculture. Hence farms are designed to bring maximum area under irrigation to minimize the field application loses and to incrase the water productivity by economizing the available water resources. Farmers are trained for irrigation agriculture as well as for change of cropping pattern. Selection Criteria: Defining a transparent and viable selection criteria is a prerequisite for achieving envisaged benefits from their from their implementation. An advertise in the national Newspaper is published at start of financial year for awareness of farming community. i) Technical • • • • • • Availability of water source for maximum period of the like perennial water stream, small dam, mini dam, water storage tank, pond , tube well and dug- well etc. Adequate quantity of water for irrigation. Command areas at least 40 Kanals (5 acers) Maximum water head/ lift depth of 50 meters. Output capacity and development status of the land resources. Implement able with in stipulated time frame. Maximum weight point = 40 ii) social • socially acceptable • first come first serve basis depending upon the feasibility. • Formation of water users associations. • Desirability for development • Schemes with maximum potential to improve income / livelihood of the community • Free from any litigation among beneficiaries. Maximum Weight point= 30 iii) Financial -Initial and operational cost effectiveness -Maximum development cost Rs.20000/acre - Affordable for the farmers to contribute their shate of20% as a total labor charges I - Availability of material/skilled labor Maximum weight point iii) I ~ = 30 Financial • • • • Initial and operational cost effectiveness Maximum development cost Rs. 20000/acre Affordable for the farmers to contribute their share of 20 as a total labor charges Availability of material / skilled labor Maximum weight point= 30 Note: Any scheme securing 60 points will qualify for development under NPIW COST SHARING Approach. On Farm Water Management follows a bottom-up approach to practice efficient irrigated agriculture through active involvement of the farming community. Farmers/water users are initially informed about the objectives of OFWM Program and its expected outcome. Afterwards, farmers are motivated through repeated follow-up visits to organize themselves into groups and are registered as water users association (WUAs) under on farm water management and water user’s association ordinance 1981. the WUAs undertake development works of all the OFWM activities like irrigation schemes, construction of water storage tanks, drip/Sprinkler irrigation Schemes and land leveling etc. All of OFWM program to create sense of ownership and possession amongst the farming community. In NPIW program this ratio is 80:20. Government provides 80% subsidy and farmers have to bear 20% of the total expenditures in the form of skilled and unskilled labor. Joint accounts are opened in the bands where funds are transferred in three installments after the verifications of consultants. Farmers committee finalizes the material rates for construction of schemes and all procurements are carried out by the farmers. ACHIEVEMENTS Completed Projects: 1- OECF (Japan Assisted) Project. On farm water management (OFWM) in District Rawalpindi has implemented an OECF (Japan Assisted) Project from July 1992 to March 2000. The following activities were carried out under this project: S.No. Activities 1 Water Achievements Course Improvement/ 47 Nos. Irrigation Schemes 2 Demonstration Centers (Zero 52 Tillage/ Furrow irrigation) 3 Precision Land Leveling 2270 4 Water Storage Tanks 18 Nos. 5 Water Harvesting Sites 5 Nos. 6 Installation of Drip Irrigation 2 Nos. Systems 7 Training of Water 2560 Nos. Users/Professionals Total Area brought under Irrigation. II- = 5640 (acres) DIMRC Programme. Three schemes were implemented under drought (DIMRC) Program in three year 2002-2005. The achievements of physical and financial targets in District are given below:Physical Progress of DIMRC, OFWM, Rawalpindi. S.NO. Activity Total Targets Total 1 2 3 4 1 Installation of lift 257 259 lrrigation schemes, water resources 2 Pressurized Irrigation Scheme 3 i) Sprinkler 3 3 ii) Drip 3 3 50 51 Water storage Tanks 4 Dug well 24 24 Total area brought under irrigation is 4977 Acres. FINANCIAL UTILIZATION (MILLION) Total Amount of Allocation Rs.53.37 millions Total Amount Released Rs.52.13 millions Total Expenditure Rs.52.13 millions 256 Nos. of sub-schemes have been developed with and amount of Rs. 52.13 million. The average cost of development per acre is Rs. 10400/On going projects. National Program for improvement of water recourses The NPIW has been launched in District Rawalpindi during 2004-05, for the period of 4 years with a total targets of 175 irrigation schemes. The target assigned and completed are as under:• • Achievement of targets of Irrigation Scheme during 2004-2005 Achievement of targest of Irrigation Scheme during 2005-06 = = 25 71 The 100% physical as well financial targets have been completed well in time, for which Rawalpindi District was declared at NO. 1 in Banni area. Appreciation letters were issued by the provincial as well District Government for excellent performance. Based on the achievements of 1st two years, Governmentrdof Punjab has enhanced the targest under NPIW to 130 Irrigation Scheme in District Rawalpindi , for the 3 year, i.e. 2006-07. MONITORING ARRANGEMENTS The success of any program is primarily on intensive monitoring of the program. It is important that functionaries at that level must have clear vision about the program. The role of monitoring functionaries is to facilitate, keep eye on the work, trouble shoot, avoid delays, ensure adherence to the standards and specifications, avoid wastage of resources and deep the program on track so that it meets its objectives. There is an elaborate arrangement for internal and external monitoring and evaluation of OFWM, works being carried out under different programs. A brief description is given below:i) Beneficiary Involvement (Cost sharing) Water user associations (WUA) of farmers are organized at all schemes prior to their development. The farmers assist OFWM technical staff in survey of command area of irrigation schemes and in the finalization of its designs. Framers arrange the construction material at site and ensure its quantity/ quality before making the payments to the suppliers. Farmers carry out execution of works their sites and they ensure that the execution of civil works have been accomplished according to the standards and specifications being the payment masters of all skilled and unskilled labor in addition to bearing the cost of water source and land development. In this way, in execution of schemes, farmers share investment cost of about 50% and they always try to get best possible quality of work of their sites. ii) Supervision by OFWM Staff Water management officer/Supervisors however provide technical assistance for planning, designing, and during construction of irrigation schemes and supervise all the execution work as per standards and specifications. Moreover Assistant Agriculture Engineer, office of the District Officer, OFWM, carries out inspection of the irrigation schemes from the initial stage of surveying till its final completion i.e. design approval, spot checking and verification of completion, reports. District Officer, OFWM, at District level also carries out field inspections to check the physical works in the field. Besides, Executive District Officer, Agriculture also visit the offices of District Officer, OFWM, and Deputy District Officers, OFWM, and field works in all thesils. So much so District Coordination Officer, Rawalpindi himself inspects many sites of OFWM, in the field to check quality and impact of the schemes. iii) Project Management Unit. In national program for improvement of Watercourse in Pakistan (The Punjab Component), project management unit has been established to supervise the office record as well as field works to ensure the completion of this program as per standards and specification. iv) Supervisory Consultants The supervisory consultant is recruited by the government to undertake supervision and monitoring for third party validation. In National Program for Improvement of Watercourses, “Punjab Water Management Consultants” has been assigned this job. The consultants are responsible to approve the design of schemes; spot-checking for quality cont4rol of material and physical works at site and verify the completion reports. v) Performance Evaluation/Impact Assessment The activities carried out by OFWM, department Rawalpindi have changed the economic condition of the farmers as they are getting more yields after the installation of irrigation schemes. It has changed the life style and mind of the people and they are taking more interest in agriculture as ever before, they are generating their income from the agriculture land and it ahs changed the trend of migration from rural to urban areas. The employment opportunities have been generated in the rural sector which has supported the government in providing employment to unemployed persons, because most of the members of the family and of other families are engaged with this profession. Agencies like WAPDA, Punjab Economic Research institute (PERI) and P&D had been doing impact evaluation of different OFWM, activities in the past to determine their overall impact on crop, yield, area and production etc. similar arrangement in future will also be made. ORGANIZATION ARRANGEMENTS. The On Farm Water Management is Component of Agriculture Department. At District level it is under Executive District Officer, Agriculture. The organizational set up is given as annexure- A. JURISDICTION The District Officer. On Farm Water Management covers six Tehsils of District Rawalpindi with three Deputy district Officer having two tehsils each: 1. Deputy District Officer Rawalpindi 2. Deputy District Officer GujarKhan 3.Deputy District Officer, Taxila Tehsil, Rawalpindi and Kotli Sattian Tehsil, Gujar Khan and Kahuta Tehsil Taxila and Murree Audit of Accounts Audit procedure is a regular procedure of OFWM, as well. Detailed audit of 100% expenditure is to be carried out by A.G, teams. In addition internal audit is also a regular feature of OFWM, activities. Future vision. In District Rawalpindi cultivated area is more than 6 lackh acres whereas the area under irrigation is very less. The area brought under irrigation is given below:1. 2. 3. 4. The total command area under 6 small dams in Rawalpindi District Area brought under OFWM, OECF Project (1992-2000) Area brought under irrigation with DIMRC Project In NPIW, the area under irrigation in first two year is = 3400 acre =5640 =4977 acre =768 acre In this way the area brought under irrigation with OFWM, interventions is 11385 acre, which is more three times the command area of 6 small dams. The future requirement is to construct; i) ii) iii) More irrigation schemes are to be developed to convert rainfed agriculture to irrigated agriculture, so that the agriculture production can be increased. The maximum use of perennial streams can be made to install bigger community irrigation schemes as well as small irrigation schemes on individual water sources. More small dams and mini dams to increase water storage capacity. CONSTRAINTS & RECOMMENDATIONS S.NO 1. ISSUES Three payment procedure needs to be revised for barani area. 2. Less unit cost of irrigation schemes and average procedure in barani area is different than irrigated area. 3. Delay in budget release. 4 Deficiency of staff 5. Non provision of computer, motorcycles and level sets. 6 Design approval and verification by PWM consultant for 2nd installment delay the pace of work. Irrigaton schemes with higher cost are not covered under NPIW 7 RECOMMENDATIONS Three payment procedure may be revised in barani area as under: • 1stndInstallment = 70% • 2rd Installment =20% • 3 Installment =10% because the material is purchased once due to non-availability at local level, Average cost of irrigation scheme is 160,000/- which is less. In irrigated area against an average unit cost of 0.7 million, the schemes of 1.4 million have been completed and average is taken at district level which comes within the limit of 0.7 million. The same procedure as an average at district level may be adopted in barani area as well. Budget may be released as per assigned targets during early part of the year so that execution of the field work may be smooth and on time. Out of total strength of 49 OFWM in Rawalpindi, 10 posts are vacant at present. There is no additional staff provided in batani area and programme is being executed with the regular staff only. Deficiency of staff may hamper the progress and cause difficulty in achieving the target on time. New computers motorcycles and level sets have been provided in irrigated area. Accordingly the same may be provided in burani area also. One field engineer consultant be deputed in each case District . The irrigation schemes with higher most may be covered under DERA programme. The funds of DERA programme may also be allocated to on farm water management, Rawalpindi . DO SOIL CONSERVATION RAWALPINDI. BRIEF NOTE ON SOIL CONSERVATION IN DISTRICT RAWALPINDI HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENT. A Soil Conservation Pilot Project was ~established in 1953 with the help of lCA of U.S.A and a Directorate of Soil Conservation and Erosion Control was created in Punjab in 1954 within the Forest Department with "Ws headquarter at Rawalpindi. The Soil Conservation Directorate was taken away from the Forest Department in 1960 and made a wing of the Agriculture Department. Thus the activities of the Soil Conservation Directorate continued in the four Provinces on West Pakistan basis till the disintegration of one unit. After dissolution of one unit in 1970 the Directorate of Soil Conservation Punjab, which now forms a Wing of the Agriculture Department, Punjab is functioning largely over the potohar tract, salt range and the foothills of Dera Ghazi Khan District. The Directorate acts both as an extension service for providing the advice to the farmers about soil and Water Conservation as well as an operational agency for assisting them in the Soil Conservation works and practices. After the implementation of Devolution Programme in 2001 in Punjab, the post of District Officer, Soil Conservation in Rawalpindi District has been created with Deputy District Officer, Soil Conservation in Kahuta and Gujar Khan Tehsil carrying out the same functions. TOPOGRAPHY. Rawalpindi District comprises Seven Tehsils (Rawalpindi, Jaxila, Murree, G!ljar Khan, Kotli Sattian, Kallar Saydian and Ka1}.uta) with total area 12,90,013 acres with cultivated area 6,65,560 acres and uncultivated area 6,24,453 acres. Rawalpindi District constitutes the e~stern' half of ;the Potohar uplands qnd lies between latitudes 32° 30' and 34° 30' N, and longitudes 72° 30' and 73° 30' E. In the North's and East the area is bounded by the Himalayan foothills, in the South by the Salt range and in the West by Attock District and the Gandgarh range. The High Potwar Plateau represents a synclinal trough between the salt range and the Rawalpindi foothills, filled with Tertiary and quaternary deposits. The District has a complex geological history of mountain building, alluvial and loessic depositions and erosional cycles. Interbedded conglomerates, sandstones, shale' s and siltstones mainly underlie the area of whole district. The Haro and Soan Rivers comprise the main drainage of the potwar uplands unlike the rivers of the Punjab Plain's; the Potwar Uplands Rivers are eroding material, not depositing it. The riverbeds lie far below the general level of the land consequently erosion has been very active in the plains and has resulted in a network of deep gullies. CLIMATE The average rainfall in the district varies from about 45 inches in the North's to less than 20 inches in the South east. The climate of the area is characterized by rainfall from both monsoon and Western disturbances giving a twin peak type distribution with the maximum precipitation occurring in July to September. The summers are pleasantly cool (90-100 fO) while winters are severe with considerable frost and snow in month of January. OBJECTIVES The main objectives of the Soil Conservation Department are as under: i) To contain soil erosion process in the cultivable areas and the adjoining uncultivated lands and to save these areas from further degradation through adoption of sustainable soil conservation program on' catchments/ sub catchments basis. ii) To make maximum use of run off by conserving it into the field by various moisture conservation measures. iii) To bring more area under cultivation through reclamation and gully control techniques. iv) Exploitation of water resources through various means of providing assured water supply for irrigation purposes. (Mini Dams, Ponds and Dug wells). ACTIVITIES: To achieve the objectives, the following Soil and Water Conservation activities are carried out: . i) TREATMENT OF CULTIVATED LAND: The cultivated arable land is the most valuable assest in the catchment areas. These lands are situated at the foot of the hills and are largely sloping. They however have been damaged very severely by sheet and gully erosion. Their treatment consists in the construction of new terraces, improvement of the existing terraces strengthening of embankment, construction of water disposal outlets, chiseling and deep ploughing, introduction of cover' crops, contour ploughing, conservation oriented tillage and practices and introduction of high yielding varieties of crops. Detailed designs are prepared after studying the condition of each individual field in each catchment. These operations are supplied by the Govt. to the farmers at subsidized rates at District level. ii) Treatment Of Eroded Gullied Land. The gullies are situated at the lower end of watershed and they conduct the bulk of the rainwater coming from above. This is a continuous process and keeps the gullies eating back into the arable lands. The eating back process is so fast that some of the lands which were shown as cultivated fields during the settlement of 1905 did not exist at all during the settlement carried out in 1955. It is, therefore, imperative that the growth of gullies should be arrested as soon as possible. This is done by diverting the water from the watersheds and plugging the gullies. The gully plugging serves another may useful purpose of reclaiming valuable agricultural lands in the beds of gullies. These operations being expensive are carried out after detailed survey. Proper designs are prepared for the construction of check dams and spillways etc. The technical advice where required is being\ extended at District level by the experts in line. iii)Range Improvement Afforestation And Check Damming The lands situated at higher elevations, in the hills and mountains and those having shallow soil or having badly cut up topography are suitable only for raising trees, shrubs find grasses for vegetation. Such lands are generally the communal lands, are overgrazed and denuded. These lands in fact are the source of excessive run off eroding lands, causing gullies, washing away embankments and structures and silting up water works finally resulting lip serious soil destruction. To avert this catastrophe, such lands are planted with trees, grasses bushes etc and check dams are also provided to retard the run off and arrest the sediment load depending upon t;4e nature of soil. The economical results from such lands accrue after long periods and the work being of protective nature. These areas after necessary treatment are protected and used for grazing. iv)Development Of Mini Dams/Ponds The collection of water into Mint Dams/Ponds is also an improvement measure in reducing run off intensity. The farmers are encouraged to set up small storages for the dual purpose of drinking water for livestock and local irrigation. The Ponds and storage tanks are designed after proper survey and investigation. v)Stream Bank/Kas Traininf! The hill torrents cause considerable damage through steam bank erosion particularly wren they enter the arable lands or the plains. Apart from eroding the valuable agricultural lands, they also spread large tman6ties of sterile sand and debris on the adjoining agricultural fields. The' stream bank erosion is controlled through the construction of water diversion spurs/walls and planting trees grasses along the bank wherever necessary. All these activities/interventions are executed with full participation and involvement of farmers/farming community on 50:50 and 20:80 cost sharing basis. All the expenditure on these activities is incurred by, the farmer himself under the technical supervision of field staff and after completion 50% or 80% share of the farmer is reimbursed to him in the form of Bank DraftiRTR/Cheque/Pay Order etc. ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE TARGETS UNDER DISTRICT RAWALPINDI a. Projects, completed UP to June 2005 i. Water Resources Development in District Rawalpindi for Drought Mitigation through Construction of Mini Dams. Ponds. Due wells etc. This project was started on 01-07-2002 and completed on 31-12-2004. Total fund allocated under this project were Rs.20.00 Mil1ion. The Targets al10cated and progress achieved are given below: Physical Progress Activities Targets Achievement Construction of Mini Dams(Nos) 16 Nos. 17 Nos. Development of Ponds (Nos) 20 Nos. 20 Nos. Dug Wells (Nos) 80 Nos. 82 Nos. Water disposal Outlet (Acres) 500Acres. (Nos) Gul1y Plugging Structure (Acres) (Nos) 544 Acres 100 Nos 110 Nos. 500Acres. 520 Nos. 50 Nos1 53 Nos. ii) Improvement of Environmental Conditions and Control of Pollution throu2h various Soil and Water Conservation measures in District Rawalpindi. This project was started on 01.09.2004 and completed on 31.12.2004. Total Funds allocated under this project were Rs.9.076 Million. The Targets allocated and progress achieved is given below: ,. Physical Progress Activities Tar2ets Construction of Mini Dams(Nos) 8 Nos. Achievement 6 Nos. Development of Ponds (Nos) 10 Nos. 5 Nos. Dug Wells (Nos) 90 Nos. 55 Nos. 750 Acres. 108 Acres. 150 Nos. 27 Nos. Water disposal Outlet (Acres) (Nos) Gully Plugging Structure(Acres) , (Nos) 1000 Acres. 100 Nos. 119 Acres 17 Nos. iii) Normal Pro2ramme for Soil Conservation Works The total allocation for the normal programme for the year 2004-05 was Rs,2.2 Million. The achievement is detailed below: Sr. No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Name of activities Targets Moisture Conservation through wat 250 acrs bundi & Out let construction Gully plugging structures Afforestation Achievements 250 acrs 135 60 8 No. 10 KM Ponds Streem Bank training 135 60 8 10 b. Proiects under Operation i. Barani Village area Development Project (BVDP) is under operation in Tehsil Gujar Khan. The upto date financial & Physical progress of said project is given below: PHYSICAL ACHIEVEMENT OF BVDP IN GUJAR KHAN AREA Sr.No Name of 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 Total Activities I. Mini Dams (Nos.) 11 08 04 08 31 2. Ponds (Nos.) 09 06 06 08 29 3. S.C.Works (Acres) Nurseries (Nos.) Lift Irrigation 219 210 219 262 910 01 2 02 - - - 1 01 50000 87070 175070 4. 5. 02 07 Scheme (Nos.) 6. Plantation (Nos.) - 38000 FINANCIAL ACHIEVEMENTS 1. S.C.Works 3.960 2.918 Million Million 2. Farm Machinery - 0.040 Million 1.144 1.903 9.925 MiIlihn Million Million 0.012 Million 0.023 Million Total:- 0.075 Million 10.00 Million ii. Normal pr02ramme for S.C.Works The Normal programme for Soil Conservation Works is also under operation. c. Proposed Action Plan for the Year 2005-06 The detail of the projects submitted for approval is given below: Sr. No. I. 2. 3. 4. Name of Project Land Stabilization & Water Pollution Control through Various Soil & Water Conservation Measures in TehsiI Mun-ee Phase-I. Water Resources Development in District Rawalpindi through Construction of Mini Dams, Dug Wells & Ponds under Drought Impact Mitigation Recovery Component (DIMRC-I1) ! Programme. Water Resources Development & Erosion Control in District I' Rawalpindi under ADP for the year 2005-06. Establishment of Forest & Fruit Plants Nursery to ensure the availability of the plants to the farmers in District Rawalpindi. Total Cost Proposed 50.00 Million Duration 20.00 Million 1 Year 6.50 Million 3.241 Million 1 Year 5 Years 5 Years 7. ORGANIZATION CHART. Organization chart attached 8. CONSTRAINTS & SOLUTION i) staff: The Staff in the office of the undersigned is short. One post for Deputy District Officer Soil Conservation at Murree is required and other vacant posts may be filled to overcome this difficulty. ii) transport Three Jeeps are available in the office ot undersigned which are not sufficient for field staff. Therefore more jeeps & Motor Cycles are needed to mobilize the field staff. 9. STAFF INTRODUCTION Sr.No. Name of Officers Designation 1. Iftikhar Ahmad Qureshi 2. Zahoor Ahmad Khan District Officer Soil Conservation Rawalpindi. Soil Conservation Officer Rawalpindi Soil Conservation Officer Taxila Soil Conservation Officer Murree Deputy District Officer Soil Conservation Kahuta Soil Conservation Officer Kahuta Soil Conservation 3. Shabbar Hussain Shah 4. Muhammad Rafiq Ch: 5. Iftikhar Ahmad Qureshi (Additional Charge) 6. Sultan Mehmood Nasir 7. Rana Qaiser Humayyun Officer Kallar Syedan. 8. Mehram Khan Gulshad Deputy District Officer Soil Conservation Gujar Khan 9. 10. Vacant Soil Conservation Vacant Officer Guiar Khan Soil Conservation Officer Doultala Office Phone No. 051-9290185 051-9290185 051-9290185 051-3312282 Residence Phone No.1 Mobile No.