Development: 11 projects approved

Eleven development schemes for various areas of Karachi have been approved by the PDWP, pending Federal consent.

Express March 24, 2011

KARACHI: Eleven development schemes worth Rs13,226 million have been approved by the Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP), the planning and development department said on Thursday.

The projects included construction of a trauma centre at the Ojha Institute and establishment of four combined effluent treatment plants. These schemes will be sent to the federal government for consent.

Administrative heads of the health, industries, local government, women development, finance and planning development departments attended the meeting.

Under the District East Karachi package, which is worth Rs98 million, sewerage lines will be laid in the union councils of Jamshed, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Shah Faisal, Gadap and Korangi towns. Health-related projects include a neuroscience complex at the Chandka Medical College Hospital, Larkana, for which Rs218 million have been earmarked.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 27th, 2011.


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