About Us

Land Use Planning Section was established under a World Bank assisted “Hill Farming Technical Development Project” in 1978. Recently facilities have been upgraded.
At the time of Establishment following Main targets of Land Use Planning were

  • Aerial photography of main agricultural area of Azad Kashmir
  • Production of large scale topographical contour base maps.
  • Assessment of land use patterns.
  • Development of Land Capability and Land Suitability Classification systems for AJK.
  • Thematic maps production on sub-watershed basis.
  • Present land use survey and land capability assessment.