LAHORE: A total of 5 development schemes spanning various sectors were approved by the government on Wednesday for an estimated cost of Rs24.959 billion.
DrWasifKhurshid, Chairman of Planning & Development Board, presided over the 37th meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) of fiscal year 2022-23 that approved these schemes.
A number of development schemes were approved, including;
- Punjab Enhancing Public-Private Partnership at a cost of Rs18.981 billion
- The Punjab Barani Tract is being developed by ABAD at a cost of Rs1 billion
- A cost of Rs559.668 million has been budgeted for the establishment of the Dargai Gill Forest Park
- An estimated Rs3.317 billion will be spent on the management of the Mithawan Hill Torrent in the DG Khan District
- An estimated Rs1.102 billion was spent on the management of the Chachar Hill Torrent flood water in District Rajanpur.
At the meeting were the Provincial Secretary of the Planning & Development Board Dr Muhammad Sohail Anwar Chaudhry, the members of the Planning & Development Board, as well as provincial secretaries of the relevant provincial departments.