CM Hamza Shahbaz chairs a meeting to review the proposed programme to install solar water plants in the remote areas of Cholistan 

Lahore, June 19, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz presided over a meeting in Model Town In which the proposed programme to install solar water plants in the remote areas of Cholistan came under review. Commissioner Bahawalpur division gave a briefing with regard to installing solar water plants in Cholistan.

The proposed project to increase rain In Cholistan by means of latest technology was also reviewed. CM while addressing the meeting revealed that we chalked out a programme to install solar water plants in the remote areas of Cholistan adding that human beings along with animals will be provided water by means of solar water plants. Hamza Shahbaz directed early finalisation of the matters of the project.

He maintained:” This is a noble work and we should move ahead expeditiously by taking into account rules and regulations.” CM directed to review installing air coolers in the shades in Cholistan adding that water supply options from the canal in Cholistan should also be reviewed.

He stated that this step would not only remove water scarcity but would also promote farming. CM directed to prepare a pilot project In Cholistan to enhance rain by means of the latest technology and the final plan along with a timeline should be submitted next week.

CM further directed to submit final recommendations in consultation with the relevant departments with regard to the increase in 4 into 4 ambulance and mobile schools. Senior Member Board of Revenue, Secretary Forests, Secretary Energy, Secretary P and D and concerned officials attended the meeting. Commissioner Bahawalpur division, Vice Chancellor Islamia University, Deputy Commissioner, Chief Engineer Irrigation, MD Cholistan Development Authority and concerned officials attended the meeting via video link.

For more information, contact:
Office of the Chief Minister of Punjab
Government of the Punjab
8-Club Road, GOR-I, Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99205562-3
Fax: +92-42-99205561
Website: https://cm.punjab.gov.pk/

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