Core Team

Provincial Disaster Management Authority Punjab is responsible for the organisation and management of resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies, in particular preparedness, response and recovery in order to lessen the impact of disasters. It provides leadership for the development of regional disaster and crises management policies and program approaches, with a focus on disseminating the principles and rules for Humanitarian Assistance, supporting the process of strengthening movement coordination and cooperation.

 

 

Dr.Khurram Shahzad
Director (PDMA)
Maters in Public Administration

Dr. Khurram Shahzad did his MBBS from King Edward Medical College, Lahore. Later on he did his Maters in Public Administration from Punjab University Lahore and MS in Health, Population and Society from London School of Economics, UK. He joined civil services and has been working as a civil administrator in different capacities. He has worked as Deputy Secretary to Chief Minister Punjab, Deputy Secretary (Administration) in C&W Department, Forest Department and as Deputy Secretary (Police) in Home Department, Government of the Punjab. He has also served as General Manager, NFML in Ministry of Industries, Government of Pakistan. He is also the alumni of US States Department (IVLP) and LSE, Civil Service, Government and Public Policy. His areas of interest are, Health Sector Reforms, Disaster Risk Reduction and Community Based Disaster Risk Management. He is currently serving as Director PDMA Punjab.

         

 

Muhammad Sajjad
Director (Operations & Implementation)
Bachelor of Arts

He is working as Director (Operations & Implementation) at PDMA Punjab and looks after all the operations related to relief efforts. He collects and prepares all the disaster plans and manages compensation given to the people who have lost their lives and livelihood due to natural disasters.

 

         

 

Malik Muhammad Rafique Sobhi
Director Technical
 

He is working as Director Technical at PDMA Punjab.He is responsible to make sure that the technical resourses of the organization are functional,maintained and safe.

     

 
Imran Khan Mughal
Senior Accounts Officer
M.com
 

Mr. Imran Mughal did his M. Com from Bahaudin Zakariya University, Multan in 1999. He joined Department of the Auditor General of Pakistan in July, 2001. He also served in Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA), Lahore as Deputy Director, Finance on deputation basis. He is currently serving in PDMA, Punjab as Senior Accouts Officer on deputation basis.

     
 
Vancant
Procurement Officer
 
         

 

Zafar Haider Shamsee
Assistant Director (Admin & Finance)
Bachelors in Arts

Assistant Director (Admin & Finance) PDMA Punjab - Zafar Haider Shamsee is responsible for administrative systems & procedures by analyzing operating practices, studying utilization of resources and software technologies, evaluating personnel and technological requirements.

         

 

Tahir Iqbal
Assistant Director (Technical)

As Assistant Director (Technical) Tahir Iqbal is responsible for development of evaluation criteria for projects, inspection of river embankments, coordination and liaison with army authorities.

     
 

Vancant
Assistant Director Account 

 

     
 

Vancant
Assistant Director Operations

 

 

PROJECT IMPLEMENTION UNIT

 

 

Hameed Ullah Malik
Project Director
Msc. Hons. in Agriculture & Rural Development

He is associated with PDMA as Provincial Coordinator (CDCP, commonly known as Watan Card Program). He is looking after the entire compensation program, and is coordinating all key stakeholders at District, Provincial and National Level.Now he is working as Project Director in PIU- PDMA.

         

 
Nisar Ahmed
Project Coordinator, PIU-PDMA
M.Phil Economics
 
Mr Ahmed joined PDMA in 2010 after a rigorous selection procedure. He competed with over 16,000 applicants for this position. Since then, he had the opportunity to serve in the esteemed department at various positions including Assistant Director (Coordination), Deputy Secretary (Recovery)-Board of Revenue, Deputy Secretary Colonies-Board of Revenue, Director (Operations)-PDMA, Director (Coordination)-PDMA, Drawing Disbursement Officer (DDO)-PDMA Social Media Coordinator-PDMA, Liaison Officer and Procurement officer-PDMA.
At PDMA, besides the routine responsibilities, he assisted various operations focused on the entire Disaster Management Spectrum (rescue, relief and rehabilitation) within Punjab province as well as in other provinces of the country and assisted in execution of mega projects like Model Villages-2010 (construction of 22 model villages with worth of PKR 1.5 billion for more than 5000 families), Watan Card-2010( cash compensation programme of  PKR 27.5 billion for over 360,000 families) , Khadim-e-Ala Relief Card-2012, Awaran Erathquak-2013, IDPs (Internally Displaced People of South Waziristan) Operations – 2014, Khadim-e-Punjab Imadadi Package (KPIP) 2014 (cash compensation of PKR 16 billion for over 350,000 people) Flood-2015, and Prime Minister’s Kissan Package-2015 (cash compensation of PKR 25 billion for over 1.1 million farmer).
In 2016, he assigned the responsibility of Project Coordinator in Project Implementation Unit, PDMA  for the initiation and implementation of two integral international projects; Disaster and Climate Resilience Improvement Project (DCRIP) and Flood Emergency Reconstruction & Resilience Project (FERRP) funded by World Bank and Asian Development Bank (ADB) respectively. DCRIP is a US$125 million aims at enhancing fiscal and physical resilience through climate change mitigation methodologies.  Similarly, FERRP is an over US$ 200 million project targeting the restoration of flood protection infrastructure and the capacity building of the government department to manage disasters and climate variability. These are ongoing projects and his target is to achieve all deliverables within the stipulated time frame including completion of Multi Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Assessment (MHVRA) in 20 highly vulnerable districts of Punjab.
He is a committed professional, and a permanent officer of this organization with 8 years + diversified experience and vast practical institutional knowledge in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and Multi Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Assessment (MHVRA).
He also represented the PDMA, Government of the Punjab at various National and International forums.