Estimates by Sukkur Barrage control room showed that floodwater, that was to reach from Sutlej River, would not be more than 60,000 cusecs to 70,000 cusecs when they enter Indus at Chachran Sharif after crossing Panjnad
'The flood relay would further pass on from Islam Head-works and culminate into Chenab River on August 28 at Panjnad
,' he added.
According to Mukhtar, the flood relay would pass Sulemanki Headworks on August 23, Islam Headworks on August 25 and would fall into River Chenab on August 28 after passing through Panjnad
The headwork located near Panjnad
also serves as a vital tourism destination as the Head Panjnad
is a junction of fiver rivers in Punjab and the place is famous for its tomb of Bibi Jawindi (Uch Sharif).
Barrages: Jinnah: Inflows 71600 cusecs and Outflows 67600 cusecs, Chashma: Inflows 69200 cusecs and Outflows 61000 cusecs, Taunsa: Inflows 58700 cusecs and Outflows 50700 cusecs, Panjnad
:Inflows 2000 cusecs and Outflows Nil cusecs Guddu: Inflows 39800 cusecs and Outflows 33300 cusecs, Sukkur: Inflows 29200 cusecs and Outflows 6000, Kotri: Inflows 3700 cusecs and Outflows Nil.
Source of Funding / Amount: Loan: trimmu and panjnad
barrages improvement project (additional finance) Ordinary capital resources: US$ 29.00 million
The NAB head also gave orders to examine the complaints against Iftikhar Gillani of Uch Sharif and Secretary Railways for selling the railways property from Panjnad
to Ahmedpur East costing to billion rupees.
Similarly, an amount of Rs.110 million has been allocated for Trimu Barrage and Panjnad
Headworks besides the project of brick lining of 400 km long canals and rajbahs is being completed at a cost of Rs.2400 million.
Lower Punjab, downstream (d/s) of Rasul, Qadirabad, Balloki, Sulaimanki, barrages (RQBS) called Tributary Zone can be supplied water both from JC and Indus through Chashma Jehlum (Cand Taunsa Panjnad
BAHAWALPUR -- On the directions of the district management Bahawalpur, relief and medical camps have been established on Sutlej river bank in different areas including Saifan, Ahmedpur Sharqia, Khairpur Tamewali, Head Panjnad
In the first incident, two teenage girls were feared drowned in the Chenab at Head Panjnad
, some 90km from here.
The amount of floodwater at Panjnad
ranges between 15 to 20 million cusec annually.