RAWALPINDI (APP) - Eight mega development projects are being completed at a cost of Rs.6.44 billion besides up-gradation of colleges, schools and parks in Rawalpindi city, Member National Assembly, Muhammad Hanif Abbasi said on Friday. Talking to APP, he said the mega projects included setting up of Cardialogy Centre, at Rawal Road at cost of Rs.2.6 billion, Urology Institute, at Committee Chowk at cost of Rs. 3.1 billion, upgradation of various medical department at Holly Family Hospital at cost of Rs. 180 million, Water Plant at Farooq-e-Azam Road at cost of Rs. 280 million, construction of Dhoke Khaba road at cost of Rs. 134.1 million, construction of Sherpao colony road at cost of Rs. 48.3 million, establishment of Shahbaz Sharif Park- Rawal Road at Rs 75 million and construction of mini dam at Khana road at cost of Rs. 25 million. Abbasi said that new rooms, up-gradation and development works have been carried out in several colleges including government degree college for girls, Dhoke Kala Khan at cost of Rs. 29.3 million, government Waqar un Nisa college Tipu road at cost of Rs. 25 million, government college for girls B- block Satellite Town at cost of Rs. 39 million, Government Hashmat Ali Islamia College, Dhoke Kashmirian at Rs. 104.8 million, Government Degree College for Girls Murree road at Rs. 70 million, Government Degree College for Girls, Zafar ul Haq road at Rs. 45.7 million and Government Degree College for Boys Satellite town at Rs. 68.5 million. The grants were also given to Government Schools amounting to Rs. 103.7 million including the Government Girls Shimla High School Satellite town Rs. 3.5 million, Government Jamia Higher Secondary School Dhoke Kashmirian Rs. 10 million, Government Jamia Higher Secondary School Afindi Colony Rs. 3.5 million, Government Girls High School Amarpoora Rs. 3 million, Government Boys School Dhoke Charagh Deen Rs. 5.9 million and Government Girls High School Arya Mohallah Rs. 7.5 million, he added. Hanif Abbassi said some other projects are being completed in city where more than Rs. 470 million will be spent. Responding to a question, he said that Chief Minister Punjab, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif is taking keen interest in the development of Rawalpindi. He expressed the confidence that PML-N candidate Shakil Awan will have land sliding victory in the forthcoming by-election in Rawalpindi.