Govt releases Rs 3.38b under PSDP 2016-17


The government has released Rs 03.38 billion to complete various water projects in Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) during the 1st quarter of the fiscal year 2016-17.

According to a report quoting the Planning Commission data, an amount of rupees one billion has been released for Kachhi Canal Project (Phase-I), rupees 600 million for Naji Gaj Dam Dadu.

A sum of rupees 110 million has been released for Makhi Farash Link Canal Project, rupees 60 million for Kurram Tangi Dam and rupees 10 million Gomal Zam Dam.

Similarly, rupees 200 million for the construction of 100 Delay Action Dams in Balochistan and an amount of rupees 200 million was released for raising of Mangla Dam Project, and rupees 167.274 million for Re-construction of Shahi Kour Dam in Gwadar.