Islamabad - Prime Minister Education Reforms Programme launched for uplifting 423 government sector educational institutes under the Ministry of Capital Administration and Development Division has completely been shelved as no allocation has been proposed for it in the next fiscal year 2018-19. The CADD proposed Rs15,236.924 million for the education sector for next monetary year which includes 15 new schemes for which Rs14,986.924 allocation has been proposed.

In the new schemes, the CADD will establish seven new schools and colleges in different sectors of the city while spend a huge sum on uplifting and providing facilities to some of the existing educational institutions.

According to the budget documents, Rs100 million allocation has been proposed for establishment of the Islamabad Model College for Boys (IMCB) G-13/2, Rs50 million for IMCB Margallah Town and Rs50 million for IMCB Pakistan Town, Rs90 million for the IMCB, Sector G-15 and Rs20 million for establishment of the Islamabad Model School for Boys (I-VII), G-17 (multi Gardens) Islamabad.

While Rs80 million allocation has been proposed for establishment of the Islamabad Model College for Girls IMCG) G13/1, Rs100 million for the IMCG G-14/4, Rs200million for establishment of the Smart Schools in ICT, Rs50 million for up-gradation of the Islamabad Model College for Girls Bara Kahu and Rs40 million has also been proposed for construction of boundary walls of the IMCG I-14/3 and school No,1 Tarlai.

The schemes will be sponsored with Rs250 million of foreign assistance and Rs14,986.924 million local component. The PMERP has been placed in ongoing schemes for which Rs845 million have been allocated while Rs500 million for establishment of federal Government College of Home Economics, Management Sciences and Specialised Disciplines. Rs40 million have been also allocated for the ongoing scheme of up gradation of ICT high schools.

Meanwhile, the federal government for the next fiscal year has proposed above Rs4 billion budget for the health sector working under the CADD excluding the extension project of the Federal Government Services Hospital (FGSH).

Two major hospitals of the city Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) and the Federal Government Services Hospital (FGSH) are under the CADD ministry. Majority of the proposed allocations have been made for the PIMS hospital while the Polyclinic hospital has been given a pie from the cake. 

Total allocation of Rs4,208.539 million has been proposed, including foreign component of Rs100 million with local assistance of Rs108.539 million for the health sector.

The CADD will start sixteen new schemes in the next monetary year and the allocated funds would be also utilised for five ongoing projects in the health sector.

Allocation of Rs725 million has been proposed for replacement and up-gradation of HVAC Plant room equipment and Allied Works at the PIMS, Rs500 million for Extension of Organ Transplant Centre, Rs300 million for establishment of Centre for Neurosciences, Rs200 million for Federal Medical and Dental College, Rs265 million for the Cancer Hospital,

Rs295 million proposed for establishment of the Shredding Sterilisation at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, Rs500 million for Up-gradation of Existing Liver Transplant Centre and Rs200 million for up-gradation of other facilities at PIMS. While Rs46 million allocation has been proposed for strengthening of the Intensive Care Unit at the Polyclinic and Rs35 million for the Maternal and Child Care Unit at the hospital.