Introduction

International Waterlogging & Salinity Research Institute (IWASRI) was established in 1986 as a Research Institute. The mandate of IWASRI is to conduct research on waterlogging and salinity, groundwater, surface water and environment issues by developing economically feasible solutions and to disseminate these solutions to the researchers and other end users in the form of reports, technical papers, farmer days and workshops, etc. Quarterly IWASRI Newsletter is also a part of dissemination of research activities to Research and Development Institutions as well as to farmer’s community. Moreover, IWASRI coordinates with other institutes and manages supervision of its allied organizations namely Mona Reclamation Experimental Project (MREP), Bhalwal, Lower Indus Water Management and Reclamation Research Project (LIM), Hyderabad, International Sedimentation Research Institute, Pakistan (ISRIP) and SCARPs Monitoring Organization (SMO), Lahore.