Punjab govt approves seven schemes worth Rs11.46 billion


Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) approved seven development schemes of various development sectors with an estimated cost of Rs. 11467.456 million.

The schemes were approved in the first meeting of PDWP of current fiscal year 2016-17 presided over by P&D Board Punjab Chairman Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan.

The meeting was attended by Provincial Secretary P&D Iftikhar Ali Sahoo, members of the planning and development board, provincial secretaries concerned and other senior representatives of the relevant provincial departments.

According to Spokesman for P&DD, the approved development schemes included establishment of Cadet College Khanpur, RY Khan at the cost of Rs. 544.757 million, acquisition of land for establishment of University of Gujrat sub campus, Narowal at the cost of Rs. 253.993 million, Renovation of Nishtar Medical College, Multan (revised) at the cost of Rs. 311.433 million, establishment of directorate general of monitoring and evaluation (health) at the cost of Rs. 333.586 million, topographic survey and geotechnical studies for land sliding zonation of Murree Hills area mainly located between old Rawalpindi–Murree Road and Islamabad – Murree Expressway in Murree, Rawalpindi. (Revised PC-II) at the cost of Rs. 197.246 million, umberella PC-I Rehabilitation and widening of 10’-12’ Rural Roads under Khadim-e-Punjab Rural Roads Programme (KPRRP), Phase-II (Part-A) in Punjab Highways Department, south zone at the cost of Rs. 5875.051 million and construction of bridge over River Indus Near Miranpur on Linking N-55 at Arbi Tibba with Rahim Yar Khan length=4000 RFT, District R.Y. Khan (3rd Revised) at the cost of Rs. 3951.392 million.