Punjab PDWP approves Rs3.2bn infrastructure projects

LAHORE: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP)-Punjab has approved five development schemes of various sectors at an estimated cost of Rs3,229.876 million.

These schemes were approved on Monday during the 11th meeting of PDWP for the fiscal year 2020-21.

Punjab P&D Secretary Imran Sikandar Baloch, members of the Planning & Development Board, provincial secretaries of concerned departments, Senior Chief Coordinator Javed Latif, Assistant Chief Coordination Shahid Idrees and other representatives of relevant provincial departments attended the meeting.

The approved development schemes included ‘land acquisition for establishment of sewage treatment plant (Sialkot) under PICIIP’ at a cost of Rs822.958 million, and ‘land acquisition and resettlement assistance for establishment of sewage treatment plant (north zone) and influent pumping station (north & south zone) (Sahiwal) under PICIIP’ at a cost of Rs657.620 million.

In addition, the PDWP also approved ‘widening/improvement of main ‘Lehtrar Kotli Kuliary Road (24.1km), tehsil Kotli Sattian, Rawalpindi (revised)’ at a cost of Rs649.463 million, dualisation of Jandiala Sher Khan section (11.15km), Hiran Minar Road, Sheikhupura (revised)’ at a cost of Rs494.682 million, and ‘rehabilitation and widening/improvement of roads in district Rahim Yar Khan (revised)’ at a cost of Rs605.153 million.

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