LAHORE - The Provincial Development Working Party Punjab has approved twelve development schemes of various development sectors with an estimated cost of Rs4.89 billion.

These schemes were approved in the 33rd meeting of Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) of current fiscal year 2014-15 presided over by the Punjab Planning and Development Board Chairman, Muhammad Irfan Elahi, said P&D spokesman.

Provincial Secretary P&D Waseem Ajmal Chaudhary, 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&DD, the approved development schemes included: preparation of master plan for water supply, sewerage, drainage and groundwater management system for Sheikhupura, Kasur & Nankana Sahib District (PC-II) at the cost of Rs. 159.28 million, replacement of outlived sewer lines in WASA Multan at the cost of Rs. 1000.213 million, comprehensive sewerage/drainage scheme Taunsa Sharif including tuff tiling of streets at the cost of Rs. 495.667 million, rehabilitation/extension of sewerage/drainage system of Mian Channu City District Khanewal at the cost of Rs. 299.976 million, urban drainage PCC and brick pavement scheme Kasur City District Kasur at the cost of Rs. 457.681 million, rehabilitation of Eastern Sadiqia Canal RD 0+000 to 245+000 (balance work), Bahawalnagar at the cost of Rs. 257.149 million, construction of alternate buildings in D.G. Khan Canals Division D.G. Khan (revised) at the cost of Rs. 288.739 million, widening/improvement of road Gujranwala Byepass Awan Chowk to Baghwala Chowk via Nowshera Virkan Karyal Road length=44.00 kms, in District Gujranwala (revised) at the cost of Rs. 327.439 million, construction of bridge over River Chenab at Shahbazpur to connect District Gujrat with Distt. Sialkot, Distt. Gujrat (PC-II) at the cost of Rs. 15.000 million, construction of metalled road from Benazir Road at railway crossing 1/4/L to Renala Khurd along railway line) via Education University Okara (Kot Bari Bridge to Renala Khurd) via Education University along L.B.D.C (L=12.50 km) Distt Okara at the cost of Rs. 179.107 million and other schemes.