Islamabad June 26 2023: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on Saturday cleared 28 development projects worth PKR 309.14 billion.
The CDWP met under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Professor Ahsan Iqbal, said a press release.
The meeting was attended by the Secretary Planning Ministry, members Planning Commission and representatives from the various ministries.
The forum principally approved the Program for Flood Response Through Reconstruction of Education Facilities in Sindh, assisted by JICA worth PKR 1.566.628 million Establishment of One Stop Service Center for Special Economic Zones worth PKR 698 million.
The meeting also approved the Modernization of Academic & Research Facilities for Students at MUET, Jamshoro worth PKR 2000.368 million, Immediate Needs for Artistic Innovation and Technology Integration at Aror University of Art, Architecture, Design & Heritage Sindh worth PKR PKR 964.305; Up-Gradation & Improvement of People NuPKR ing School, Liaquat UnivePKR ity of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro worth PKR 786.149 million.
The CDWP also approved the Up-Gradation of HPT Rawat Transmitting Station by Installing A 1000 Kw DRM-Enabled Medium Wave Transmitter Under Foreign Funded Grant worth PKR 4,000.000 million; the Establishment of Polytechnic Institute for Boys at Skardu (Baltistan Region) worth PKR 978.929 million, Infrastructure Development of Islamabad Techno polis worth PKR 7,338.000 million; Construction of Audit House, Lahore worth PKR 1,997.675 million; Women on wheels worth PKR 4,476.170 million.
The meeting approved the Construction of the Interchange on Lahore-Karachi Motorway (M-3) at Bucheki-Nankana Road in the Name of Rai Mansab Ali Khan Kharal worth PKR 1,332.605 million; construction of Lundianwala Interchange on Lahore–Abdul Hakeem Motorway (M-3) worth PKR 1706.688 million; construction of Road from More Khunda to Habo By Bala, District Nankana Sahib worth PKR 5,680.358 million and dualization of road from Chistian to Chak no 46/3R via Dahrnawala (41.154 km) including two-lane Link Road from Dahrnawala to Chak 175m (4.859 km) worth PKR 8,962.000 million.
Rehabilitation and Special Repair of Track Maintenance Machinery worth PKR 5,532.157 million construction of Road from Main Duki Road to KhaPKR hang via Baghaw and Shinlaiz Sanjavi District Ziarat worth PKR 1,501.566 million and dualization of the road from Larkano to Lakhi worth PKR 4,925.462 million also approved by the CDWP
The construction of Sunni Gar Dam (revised) PKR 5,114.782 million; establishment of the Institute of Sports worth PKR 2100.836 million, challenges faced to address the Out of School Children OOSC worth PKR 25000 million and Strengthening of the University of Narowal (revised) worth PKR 3522.785 million was also approved.
The forum referred several projects to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for approval which includes Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Human Capital Investment Project, KP-HCIP, (revised Health Component) worth PKR 24,224.921 million, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Rural Investment & Institutional Support Project worth PKR 11,0700.000 million; PC-I for Construction of Abdul khel- Dhakki-Kallurkot Road; D.I Khan Development Package worth PKR 14,257.294 million; I Khan Road Development Package Construction of Road from Isa Khel – Lakki Marwat Road, worth PKR 13,825.600 million, construction of Harnai to Sibi Road via Spin Tangi District Sibi worth PKR 19,092.984 million; Prime Minister’s Youth Laptop Scheme worth PKR 17500.030 million and Prime Minister High-Tech Skills Training & Global Skills worth PKR 19,330.00 million.