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Six development projects worth over Rs2.5b approved for Punjab

Six development projects worth over Rs2.5b approved for Punjab

LAHORE: The Punjab government has approved six development projects of different sectors with an estimated cost of Rs2,520.676 million (more than Rs2.5 billion).

Planning & Development Department approved these projects in the 20th meeting of Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) of current fiscal year 2015-16, presided over by P&D Board Punjab Chairman Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan. Provincial Secretary P&D Iftikhar Ali Sahoo, members of the Planning & Development Board, Provincial secretaries concerned and other senior representatives of the relevant Provincial departments also attended the meeting.

According to spokesman for P&DD, the approved development schemes include: Faisalabad Link Roads Development Program (FLRDP) Faisalabad at the cost of Rs695.500 million, development of infrastructure in industrial estate of small industries estates, Faisalabad at the cost of Rs370.324 million, development of infrastructure in industrial estates of SIE-I Sialkot, SIE-I&II Gujranwala and SIE Bahawalpur at the cost of Rs204.263 million, rehabilitation/improvement/construction of road from Kotmoman Bhabrah Road to Thathi Noor via Chak No.19/SB, Uppi, Abadai, Salam, Phullarwan & Thathi Noor length 34.58 km in Sargodha at the cost of Rs477.440 million, widening/improvement of Chakri Adda Harnianwalal via Bilawal Road i/c bridge over Sill River length -20km, Rawalpindi at the cost of Rs573.369 million and third party assessment and validation of flood/rain rehabilitation works in nine flood/rain effected divisions of Punjab (1st revision) at the cost of Rs199.780 million.