Punjab govt approves five development schemes worth Rs4.6bn

LAHORE: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP)-Punjab has approved five development schemes of various sectors with an estimated cost of Rs4.592 billion.

The schemes were approved in the 19th PDWP meeting of the fiscal year 2020-21, chaired by Planning & Development Board Chairman Hamed Yaqoob Sheikh. All P&D board members, relevant provincial secretaries, Senior Chief (Coordination) Javed Latif, Assistant Chief (Coordination) Shahid Idrees and other representatives of departments concerned were present on the occasion.

According to the P&D spokesperson, the approved development schemes included ‘construction of a dual carriageway from Faisalabad Dry Port to Sahianwala via Chak Jhumra (19.27-km)’ at a cost of Rs1.13 billion; ‘feasibility study for mega water supply scheme for Ahmadpur East, district Bahawalpur (PC-II)’ at a cost of Rs12.383 million; ‘construction of a spur at Lalu Daira Shah in district Dera Ghazi Khan’ at a cost of Rs1.1 billion; ‘feasibility study for remodeling of Bambanwali-Ravi-Bedian-Dipalpur (BRBD) link canal to meet shortage in Lahore and Kasur (PC-II)’ at a cost of Rs118.006 million; and ‘Land Records Services at Qanungoi level (revised)’ at a cost of Rs2.21 billion.

- Advertisement -
- Advertisment -

Must Read

Former FATA ‘former’ in name only, TTP reassured

The seven agencies of the former Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) that have been merged into the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province as districts are “formerly”...