RAWALPINDI: Commissioner Nadeem Aslam Chaudary on Thursday directed for completing the ongoing development schemes by 31 March.

He said that government was striving to provide best facilities including medical and education for which enormous schemes had been initiated which after completion would benefit the people and help in improving their living standards.

Giving details of the ongoing development projects, he said that work on 3 schemes worth Rs92.71 million had been started in Rawalpindi division. Similarly, Public Health Engineering Department has 35 schemes out of which 23 will be completed by the end of this month, he said. While briefing the meeting about detailed status of schemes, Director Finance and Planning Noureen Bashir said that in education sector, Rs27.24 million had been allocated for construction of new building of Government Girls High School, Dheeri Hasan Abad. Likewise, Rs71.37 million are approved for missing facilities and construction of new block at Khadija Umer Girls College, Tench Bhata and Rs56.8 million are allocated for Government Degree College for Boys, Dhoke Syedan. -APP

MNA Malik Ibrar was also present on the occasion.