LAHORE - The Punjab government allocated Rs 185m for the environment department in budget 2016-17.

A total of Rs 5m allocated for construction of Model Vertical Shaft Brick kiln in collaboration with Punjab Brick Kiln Association. Rs10m earmarked for PC-II for rationalization, revision and development of environment quality standards and Industry specific standards.

While, Rs 50m proposed in budget for capacity building of EPA Punjab for enforcement of environmental standards in Punjab.