Line Departments

ABAD being an apex body for the Planning, Supervising and Monitoring of Development activities has the mandate to implement the development scheme through line departments, Government of Punjab.  The line departments include:

  • Directorate of Soil Conservation, Punjab (Wing of Agri. Department)
  • Directorate of Livestock & Poultry Development, Rawalpindi
  • Agriculture Extension Department (Wing of Agri. Department)
  • On-farm Water Management Department (Wing of Agri. Department)
  • Barani Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), Chakwal
  • Forest Department, Govt. of Punjab (Barani Areas)
  • Barani Livestock Production Research Institute (BLPRI), Kherimurat, Attock
  • National Agriculture Research Council (NARC), Islamabad
  • Pakistan Council of Research on Water Resources (PCRWR), Islamabad
  • International Center for Agriculture Research & Development Agency (ICARDA), Islamabad
  • Pir Mehr Ali Shah, University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi
  • Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Lahore
  • National Rural Support Programme (NRSP), Punjab

ABAD also provide the support to their existing structure strengthening by providing operational cost.