Sindh Irrigation & Drainage Authority (SIDA)
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The Sindh Irrigation and Drainage Authority (SIDA) is an autonomous organization, taking over the Sindh irrigation and drainage system from the Sindh Irrigation and Power Department.
It was established in 1997, an innovative act to devolve power in the water sector
Tasks and responsibilities SIDA has the following main tasks
- Supply water from the barrages to the canals. These canals will be operated by Area Water Boards.
- Levy water charges from the Area Water Boards and other water users
- Construct, operate and maintain irrigation, drainage and flood protection infrastructure
The organization of SIDA
The SIDA is an organization playing an outstanding role in a major transition process in the irrigation and drainage sector of Sindh. At present, SIDA has it’s headquarter at Left Bank, Barrage Colony, Hyderabad, Sindh Pakistan