News sources say that on January 4, the Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) approved four development projects with an estimated cost of PKR 3.861 billion.
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The projects were approved at the 38th meeting of the PDWP, which was led by Dr. Wasif Khurshid, who is the chairman of the Planning and Development Board. According to the details, the meeting took stock of the ongoing development projects in the province and gave orders to finish the projects quickly and use all the money that had been set aside. The meeting agreed to the following projects:
- A Judicial Complex is going to be built in Kamalia, Toba Tek Singh, and PKR 483.330 million has been set aside for it.
- A budget of PKR 558.168 million has been set aside to rebuild homes and other buildings in the Canal Colony Sulemanki Barrage.
- A bridge and approach road to the parking lot of the Lahore High Court, Rawalpindi Bench, Rawalpindi will be built with PKR 1.314 billion.
- From 2021-2022 to 2022-2023, PKR 1.505 billion has been set aside to fix up old bulldozers for work on sustainable land development to make sure food security.
It’s important to know that the current government of Punjab has released and started programmes worth a total of PKR 249 billion in the first six months, which is one of the highest amounts for that time period.