Access to safe drinking water is the basic human right. Major chunk of the population in the Punjab province is deprived of safe drinking water. My government has accorded the highest priority to provide safe drinking water to marginalized segments of society in rural and peri-urban areas of Punjab province. The present regime is striving its best to cater the needs of the peoples. Saaf Pani Project of Punjab Government is a flagship initiative and on its completion in next three years, more than 50 million population in 144 tehsils of the province will have a sustained access to the safe drinking water. Furthermore, the Rs. 70 billion project will be a watershed in eliminating water-borne diseases, which added to the financial woes of the rural populace. For this purpose, Punjab Saaf Pani Company - North has been established to with the mandate to develop, design, plan and execute projects for the provision of safe drinking water solutions depending upon the nature of contamination across the province. We have built a new team of professionals, experts and consultants to fast-track the implementation of the project. This project of huge public importance has my personal commitment and we have performance audit on regular basis. In the first phase, more than 80 water filtration plants have been installed in South Punjab while feasibility and survey reports in other areas of the province have been completed. We are inviting leading international firms and companies to invest in this project and meet international standards in provision of community-based water supply solutions to the marginalized segments of society. We are in contact with Chinese and other international companies for this purpose. This will certainly help the nation in achieving the competitive edge in the international arena. As public health is inextricably linked with the provision of potable water, my government is committed to effectively discharging its responsibilities. Like other manifestation, this initiative will also be quoted as a success story aimed at the public service in the annals of the history. We have a fast growing economy, vast human capital and fast changing lifestyles can only be materialized with the help of mega projects, which will play a vital for prosperous and developed province. Though the task is very daunting but my government is blessed with the acumen to overcome such challenges. I am determined to serve the peoples of the province and this project will be completed within stipulated time-frame.
Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif
We strive to lead in taking the initiative of preserving and sustaining clean and safe drinking water in North Punjab. We continuously work harder towards improving our standards, enhancing operational effectiveness; managing Non-Revenue drinking water and provide value-added services.
We understand the past and have learned from history as it relates to the importance of practicing water conservation. We know that neglecting the environment and taking water for granted eventually leads to hardships with potentially dire consequences. By learning from history related to the development of quality drinking water , we fully recognize the capabilities and limitations of our drinking water treatment technologies.
Punjab Saaf Pani Company - North’s vision and mission will be accomplished based upon our collective individual ethics and our focus on the human condition. Our people represent our greatest asset and strength; each one of us shares a common ambition of helping each other while we strive to serve our people. Our core principles are and will remain Care, Concern, and Respect for each other.
In closing, we envision a day when Punjab Saaf Pani Company – North will be servicing the safe drinking water needs. We fundamentally believe that by espousing sound values in the dedication of our daily pursuits, and by always looking forward in the advancing of our resources and technologies that we have the rare and awesome potential to positively transform the lives of people in North Punjab.
Captain (RETD.) Muhammad Usman
Chief Executive Officer – PSPC - N