CDWP approves development initiatives throughout Pakistan
According to May 24 news reports, the Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved 15 development initiatives in Pakistan totaling PKR 249.21 billion.
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There was a meeting with Ahsan Iqbal, the federal minister for planning, development, and special initiatives. According to the details, the approved development projects were related to the Ministries of Housing and Works, Communication, Power Division, Railways, and National Health Services Regulations and Coordination.
The Economic Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has been referred the Umbrella PC-1 of the Flood Protection Sector Project-III (updated) worth PKR 194.6 billion for approval. The meeting also referred the revised Sehat Sahulat Program for final approval to the ECNEC at a cost of PKR 31,93 billion.
The following are the specifics of Pakistan’s other approved development projects:
Construction of an Interchange on the Hazara Motorway, connecting Abbottabad and Sherwan Road, at a cost of PKR 1.82 billion, immediately after the first tunnel (Shimla Hill Tunnel).
Under DI Khan Road Development Package, rehabilitation and upgrading of Kundal Interchange (M-14) to Chashma-DI Khan Road (revised) at a cost of PKR 2.80 billion
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PC-1 for Pezu Tank Road rehabilitation and improvement, at a cost of PKR 4.87 billion
Cost of PKR for the construction of the Railway Underpass in Gojra, District Toba Tek Singh. 1.44 billion
Renovation and construction of offices, women’s barracks, and multi-purpose training spaces at the office of the Railway Police superintendent in Rawalpindi (revised), at a cost of PKR 310.375 million
Establishment of institutional strengthening and capacity development within the Planning Commission, at the expense of PKR 2.02 billion
Electrification of Dera Bugti-Package villages at a total cost of 960,093,000 PKR
Recommissioning of five (revised) Accidental Diesel Electric Locomotives at a cost of PKR 2.48 billion
At a total expenditure of PKR, the firefighting system at KMC will be renovated. 1.83 billion
Provision of Swabi University’s missing amenities at a cost of PKR 2.03 billion
The CDWP approves the Karachi Circular Railway proposal.
Cost of PKR 638.45 million to establish the Photar Campus of the University of Punjab in Gujar Khan.
Academic block construction at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University at a cost of 2.89 billion Pakistani rupees