9 development schemes approved by PDWP

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Provincial development working party (PDWP) has approved nine development schemes with a total cost of Rs 6419.709 million. The approval was given in the 21st meeting of PDWP for the current financial year 2012- 13 and was presided over by the Punjab Planning and Development Board (P&DB) Chairman Javaid Aslam here on Friday, a spokesman of P&DB said.
The Punjab Chief Minister scheme named “Ujaala Programme” (Revised) would be carried out with an estimated cost of Rs 3416.540 million, while eight development schemes of various sectors were estimated to be worth Rs. 3003.169 million.
The approved development schemes included extension in gestation of PC II “Survey & studies to prepare master plan to develop Murree as pollution free tourist town” (Issue) at the cost of Rs 13.900 million, establishment of Wazirabad Institute of Cardiology, Wazirabad, District Gujranwala (1st Phase 50 beds) at the cost of Rs 1277.892 million, establishment of Strategic Planning Unit & Project Management Units (Revised PC II) at the cost of
Rs 124.485 million, widening / improvement of road from Sangla Hill to Sukehkey via Marblochan (length 22.20 km) (2nd Revised) at the cost of Rs 236.968 million, widening/improvement of Sheikhupura to Sargodha road in District Sheikhupura (Revised) at the cost of Rs 920.568 million, Furthermore, the Lahore Ring Road Project construction along Khaira Distributary from Package 17 to Ferozepur Road (Revised) at the cost of Rs 424.756 million, appointment of consultant for the Police College in Chung, Lahore (PC II) at the cost of Rs 1.200 million and strengthening internal financial controls in finance department for better financial management (Revised PC II) at the cost of Rs 3.40 million.