Core Team

   

Dr. Ghulam Abbas
Director (Headquarters)
Ph.D. (Agronomy) from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. He possess about 27 years' field experience in participatory irrigation management, improvement of conveyance, application and water use efficiency at farm level for efficient utilization of water and non-water inputs to maximize yield of all cultivated crops through high efficiency irrigation. He joined Water Management wing of Agriculture Department as Assistant Agronomist, Command Water Management Project, Lahore and served at various positions such as Deputy District Officer, Deputy Director (Monitoring & Evaluation), Executive District Officer (Agriculture).

       
   
Dr. Maqsood Ahmad
Deputy Project Director (Watercourses)
Ph.D. (Soil Science/ Agricultural Technology) from Okayama University, Japan. He possesses about 26 years’ field experience in participatory irrigation management, improvement of conveyance, application, and water use efficiencies at farm level for efficient utilization of water and non-water inputs to maximize yield of all cultivated crops through high efficiency irrigation. He started his service career as Assistant Research Officer, Institute of Soil Fertility (Research) Punjab, Bahawalpur. He joined Water Management Wing of Agriculture Department as Water Management Specialist and served at various positions such as Assistant Director Technical, Soil Scientist, Deputy Project Director (GTC-CADP-I), Deputy Director (Hqrs.), and Director, Water Management Training Institute. He visited Japan, China, Afghanistan, and Philippines for exchange of experience regarding identification, acquisition, and technology transfer regarding on farm water management for irrigated and barani areas. 
       
   
Ch. Muhammad Sharif
Deputy Project Director (HEIS & Lasers)
M.Sc. Agricultural Engineering (Irrigation ) from University of Idaho, Moscow, ID (USA). He has thirty three years’ experience in the field of Water Management. He started his service career as Water Management Officer and selected as Assistant Director (Technical). Proceeded for on job training to USA, conducted research on Sprinkler Irrigation and completed his MSc. Degree. On return, worked as Water Management Specialist. He also worked as site Agricultural Engineer in Saudi Bin Ladin Group, Jeddha Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in a landscaping project, irrigated through Sprinkler Irrigation System for five years and Senior Field Engineer in NESPAK for four years. He performed services as District officer (OFWM), and Agricultural Engineer at Water Management Training Institute Lahore where worked as Training Coordinator for professional Training courses on drip/sprinkler design, HEIS operation and maintenance & Soil Plant water relationship/Irrigation scheduling
       
   

Dr. Habib Ullah Habib
Director, Water Management Training Institute
Ph.D.