Punjab PDWP approves seven development schemes

Projects worth Rs137b include quality seed production

APP September 02, 2021
Housing and construction projects. PHOTO: FILE


The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) on Wednesday approved seven development schemes of various sectors with an estimated cost of Rs137.1 billion.

These schemes were approved in the 7th meeting of PDWP of the current fiscal year 2021-22 presided over by Planning & Development (P&D) Board Chairperson Abdullah Khan Sumbal.

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The development schemes approved by the provincial development working party included a programme for quality seed production at a cost of Rs1.38 billion, detailed feasibility study for the installation of the chairlift project at Kotli Sattian district, Rawalpindi (PC-II) at a cost of Rs29.9 million, feasibility study regarding the establishment of Kasur-Mianwali-Nankana Sahib and Taunsa Arts Councils and head office building of Punjab Council of the Arts (PC-II) at a cost of Rs13 million and the construction of 200 bus stop shelters including bus information and scheduling system in Lahore at a cost of Rs498 million.

Moreover, the schemes included construction of three sewage treatment plants and related sewerage system to treat waste water falling into Korang River, Rawal Lake and their area of ICT (Phase-I) at a cost of Rs5.2 billion and Punjab arterial roads improvement programme at a cost of Rs129.9 million.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 2nd, 2021.


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