The Punjab government on Tuesday approved eleven development schemes of different development sectors with an estimated cost of Rs. 6695.570 million.
These schemes were approved in the 6th meeting of Provincial Development Working Party of current fiscal year 2014-15 presided over by the Punjab Planning and Development Board Chairman Irfan Elahi, says P&D spokesman.
Provincial Secretary P&D Waseem Ajmal Choudhary, 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&D, the approved development schemes included: Improvement/rehabilitation of existing Multan Road, Lahore from Chauburji to Thokar Niaz Baig, length=11.20 Km, Lahore at the cost of Rs 311.000 million, construction of road from Narowal to Lahore via Baddomalhi-Narang-Kala Khatai Shahdara (length=42.71km) District Narowal/Sheikhupura (Revised) at the cost of Rs. 697.626 million, widening /improvement of Mianwali Muzaffargarh road from Km#229.80 to 278.36 length 48.56Km (section Chowk Sarwar Shaheed to T.P. link Canal & T.P. link Canal to Muzaffargarh) (revised) at the cost of Rs. 1032.896 million, establishment of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences at Bahawalpur at the cost of Rs 2350.000 million, installation of New water supply scheme for the residents of Fateh Jang City Tehsil Fateh Jang District Attock at the cost of Rs 420.441 million, feasibility study for raising of Rawal Dam (PC-II) at the cost of Rs. 38.059 million, feasibility study of Qutib Bandi Dam Site (PC-II) at the cost of Rs. 39. 507 million, feasibility study of Thatha Dam Project (PC-II) at the cost of Rs. 43.844 million, lining of Thamman Disty RD 0+000 to 97+960 Tail, District Kasur at the cost of Rs. 318.550 million, rehabilitation and improvement of existing dams and irrigation channels in Small Dams Organization at the cost of Rs. 732.017 million and hiring of design review, monitoring, reporting, and construction supervision consultants for mega irrigation projects, in the Irrigation Department, Punjab, (PC-II) (revised) at the cost of Rs. 711.630 million.