80 percent drought situation in Tharparkar

Dileep Doshi Lohano
THARPARKAR: There is drought situation in Tharparkar this year also. 80% areas of entire district have not received proper rain showers to cultivate the lands and rest of 20%has got late and minimum shower so that crop cultivation cannot be done this year.
The inhabitants are being migrated to the barrage areas in search of water and fodder for their families and cattle’s. Many villages have been vacated completely due to migrating and this situation is continued yet.
To monitor the situation, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Chief Minister, Sindh arrived at Chachro town of District Tharparkar here on Sunday.
Chief Minister, Sindh chaired a high level meeting with the district administration and officers related relief affairs at Circuit House Chachro and inquire the situation and areas affected owing to drought.
Later, Chief Minister Sindh talking with media persons said that wheat distribution will be continued without any difference, 100 Reverse Osmosis plants would be installed in Thar.
He said, Peoples Party is very much interested to spread the road network and many other development schemes would be given to Tharparkar on priority basis. 126790 wheat bags will be distributed among 253580 families of Tharparkar, the process of distribution would be completed within two weeks period.
The survey for drought affected areas and families would be done again and an amount of rupees 2 Lac would be released very soon for those families who have lost their innocent children’s, he added.
Chief Minister further said the conditions of hospitals of district has been improved by government and 67 doctors have been appointed on vacant posts in hospitals.
Syed Ali Mardan Shah, Relief Coordinator and provinical minister, Dr. Mahesh Kumar Malani, MPA and District President of PPP Thaprarkar, Dost Muhammad Rahimoon Minister, Faqeer Sher Muhammad Bilalani, MNA, Sajid Jamal Abro Commissioner Mirpurkhas, Asif Ikram DC Tharparkar, Amin Yousaf Zai DIG Mirpurkhas, SSP Tharparkar and others attended the meeting regarding relief work.