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Punjab approves 11 development schemes

03 Sep, 2014

THE Punjab government approved 11 development schemes of different sectors with an estimated cost of Rs15.827 billion.

These schemes were approved in the 10th meeting of Provincial Development Working Party of ongoing fiscal year 2014-15 presided over by the Punjab Planning and Development Board Chairman Muhammad Irfan Elahi.

 A spokesman of the P&D stated that Provincial Secretary P&D Waseem Ajmal Chaudhry, members of the Planning & Development Board, provincial secretaries concerned and other senior representatives of the relevant provincial departments also attended the meeting.

 The approved schemes included upgradation of ICU and operation theatres at Allied Hospital, Faisalabad at the cost of Rs346.330 million, Rawalpindi-Islamabad Metro Bus Project, construction of bus depot near Peshawar Morr at the cost of Rs1.5 billion, Western Industrial Waste Water Treatment Plant for Faisalabad, (Concept Clearance Paper) at the cost of Rs9.8 billion, Comprehensive Master Planning for Water Supply, Sewerage, Drainage and Waste Water Treatment System in Rawalpindi. (PC-II) at the cost of Rs50 million, feasibility study and detailed design for augmentation of water supply to Rawalpindi based on Chahan Dam, Rawalpindi (PC-II) at the cost of Rs20 million, automation of stamp paper (E-Stamping) at the cost of Rs207.224 million, W/I of metalled road from Lahore-Sheikhupura Road, Adda Joinwala More to Sheikhupura-Muridke Road, I/C Link to Punjab Apparel Park, District Sheikhupura, at the cost of Rs709.843 million, widening / improvement of road from Kahna Katcha Road to Halloki Railway Crossing at the cost of Rs366.262 million, construction of metalled road from Benazir Road at Railway Crossing 1/4/L to Renala Khurd along Railway Line) Via Education University, Okara in District Okara at the cost of Rs281.741 million, construction of road from Gogera to Jandraka in District Okara at the cost of Rs225.430 million and improvement of Jhal Khanuana Chowk, Faisalabad at the cost of Rs2.3 billion.