Well Drilling

Where are the Application Forms available? Top
From any office of the Assistant Agricultural Engineer of the district concerned.
(Download Application Form)
 
   
What are Information Channels? Top
Agriculture helpline 0800-1500 (free of charges).  
   
What is the Eligibility Criteria? Top
Any farmer possessing his land.  
   
What type of documentation is required? Top
Nil, except the application form.  
   
What type of approval is required (Type & Authority)? Top
The Assistant Agricultural Engineer (Well Drilling)/incharge of the district.  
   
What are the Fee/Tax/Levies/Hire rates? Top
Rs. 3150/- for each survey for agricultural purpose.
Rs. 4500/- for each survey for non-agriculture/ commercial purposes.
 
   
What is the payment mechanism? Top
Getting bank challan form, duly filled in from the office and depositing into govt. treasury / national bank.  
   
What is the process detail (work flow description)? Top
Depositing back the challan (after remittance) to the office and awaiting the turn.
Presence of farmer at site on the survey occasion.
Obtaining survey result in 3-4 days time.
 
   
What will be the Turn Around Time? Top
Within week.  
   
What will be the Delivery Mechanism? Top
Accompany the Resistivity Meter / instruments by the officer incharge of survey, himself under his responsibility.  
   
Where is the grievance / complaint can be recorded? Top
The agricultural engineer (Well Drilling) of the region concerned.
The director, agricultural engineering of the region concerned.
The director general agriculture (field) Punjab, Lahore.
 
   
What is resistivity meter? Top
An electronic instrument, to work on the principal of finding out resistance of the deep ground water layer.  
   
To what extent the prediction is correct: Top
From 80-85 % correct assessment assured.  
   
How much area required for ERM survey? Top
About 200 meter each side from survey point/site.  
   
In what type of land, survey is possible? Top
Without any building / road, dry land, free of any high voltage wires / poles.  
   
Where the Application Forms are available? Top
From offices of the Drilling Supervisor / Assistant Agricultural Engineers (Well Drilling) of the District concerned.  
   
What are Information Channels? Top
From offices of the Drilling Supervisor / Assistant Agricultural Engineers (Well Drilling) of the District concerned.  
   
What type of documentation  is required? Top
Only the application form, and the bank challan form (duly depositing the prescribed boring fee).  
   
What type of approval is required (Authority)? Top
From offices of the Drilling Supervisor / Assistant Agricultural Engineers (Well Drilling) of the District concerned.  
   
What are the Fee/Tax/Levies/Hire rates? Top
For Hand Boring Plants; varying from Rs. 5/ per foot to Rs. 30/ per foot according to size of bore.
For Power Drilling Rigs, Variable from Rs. 149/per foot to Rs. 496/- per foot according to size of bore.
Power Winch @ Rs. 13/- per foot.
Air Compressor @ Rs.50/- per hour & diesel will be provided by the user.
 
   
What is the payment mechanism? Top
Getting bank challan form from office, duly filled in. Depositing the challan into government treasury / National Bank.  
   
What is the process detail (work flow description)? Top
Submitting the deposited challan, back to the office of Drilling Supervisor / Assistant Agricultural Engineer (Well Drilling)
Remain in contact with the office, to receive the instructions for shifting of the Hand Boring Plant / Power Drilling Rig.
 
   
What will be the Turn Around Time? Top
On turn (within the month).  
   
What will be the Delivery Mechanism? Top
Hand boring plant: transferring the drilling pipes etc. by the farmer, from the previous site of work.
Power drilling rig: Self driven vehicle / Rig to reach the site itself.
 
   
What is the Grievance Redressal Mechanism / Complaint mechanism? Top
Office of Agricultural Engineer (W.D) of the Region concerned.
Office of Director Agricultural Engineering of the Region concerned.
The Director General Agriculture (F) Punjab, Lahore.
 
   
Boring Depth by Handing boring plants? Top
Upto 250 Ft. safely, according to strata.  
   
Boring Depth for power drilling rig? Top
Upto 500 ft, varying according to underground strata / rocks.  
   
Bore sizes available? Top
Hand Boring Plants = From 7’’ diameter to 18’’ dia.
Power drilling rigs = From 8’’ dia to 24’’ dia.
 
   
How to transport the hand boring plant to the site? Top
Upon receiving office instructions, the farmer will approach the previous drilling site & carry the pipes etc through some cart / vehicle at his own expenses to his site of work.