The Punjab Government on Wednesday approved six development schemes of different development sectors with an estimated cost of Rs 6826.246 million.

These schemes were approved in the 8th meeting of PDWP presided over by the Punjab Planning and Development Board Chairman, Muhammad Irfan Elahi. The approved schemes included: Establishment of Khawaja Fareed University of Engineering & Information Technology, Rahimyar Khan (Phase-I) at the cost of Rs 3509.421m, Establishment of Medical College, at Bahawalnagar at the cost of Rs. 1742.678m, Feasibility Study on Hill Torrents & Flood Mitigation in Mianwali District (PC-II) at the cost of Rs. 39.410m, Feasibility Study for Jand Dam District Attock. (PC-II) at the cost of Rs. 51.491m, Remodeling and Extension of Tayyab Drain, District Rajanpur at the cost of Rs. 1446.498m and Optimising Canal and Groundwater Management to assist Water user Associations in Maximizing Crop Production and Managing Salinisation with Australian Assistance (Revised) at the cost of Rs. 84.120m.