After the devastating earthquake of October 2005 NESPAK was entrusted by the Government of Pakistan the gigantic task of reconstruction, redevelopment and rehabilitation of 30,000 sq. km area in the nine disaster affected districts of Pakistan and Azad Jammu & Kashmir. DM&RD played its vital role since inception, with Earthquake Reconstruction & Rehabilitation Authority’s (ERRA) birth in November 2005. DM&RD has joined hands with ERRA in implementing its mission to “Convert this Adversity into an Opportunity” to its very best. Despite the huge challenges faced in the course of reconstruction and rehabilitation DM&RD has followed highest standards of reconstruction and rehabilitation with the obligation to “Build Back Better”.