ISLAMABAD (APP) - The government has allocated Rs 102.904 million for new projects in the environment sector as it is poised to spend total Rs 2252.944 million including Rs 2150.040 million for the ongoing projects, in the annual Public Sector Development Program 2008-09. According to details, Rs 39.884 million have been allocated for development of forest resources for carbon sequestration in FATA, Rs two million for feasibility study regarding conversion of polythene bags, waste tyres and waste rubbers/plastic to light fuel oil (diesel through microwave technology), Rs 20 million for environment improvement of other water bodies throughout NWFP province (rivers Chitral, Panjgura, Kunhar and Kabul), Rs 10.150 million have been allocated for community based natural resource management project for Dir-Kohistan, Rs one million for media advertising campaign for energy conservation and institutional strengthening/capacity building of ENERCON and Rs 29.870 million have been allocated for integrated natural resource development project in Upper Dir, NWFP. The Environment Ministry would also be spending Rs 2150.040 million on 51 ongoing projects started during previous years in different areas related to environment. The major ongoing projects include Establishment of Environment Monitoring System (Rs 147 million), Environmental Rehabilitation and Poverty Reduction through Participatory Watershed Management in Tarbela Peservoir (Rs 113.209 million), AJK Poverty Reduction project (Rs 117.063 million), Program for Mountain Areas Conservation (Rs 103.026 million), Development of Forestry Sector Resources for Carbon Sequestration in Punjab, AJK, Sindh, Balochistan and NWFP (Rs 255.128 million, Rs 103.364 million, 150 million, 175 million and Rs 191 million respectively) and ENERCON building extension (Rs 100 million).