Development schemes worth Rs2127m approved

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Staff Reporter

Lahore —The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party approved six development schemes of various sectors with an estimated cost of Rs 2127.89 million.
The schemes were approved in the 15th meeting of Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) of current fiscal year 2016-17, presided over by the Chairman P&D Board Punjab Muhammad Jahanzeb Khan.
Secretary P&DD Iftikhar Ali Sahoo, 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 were included development of ostrich farming in Punjab at the cost of Rs 69.700 million, propagation of ducks rearing in Punjab at the cost of Rs 45.030 million, developing rural poultry models to support rural economy at the cost of Rs 184.44 million, replacement of 45-No. tubewells of WASA, Lahore at the cost of Rs 649.72 million, provision of clean drinking water, sewerage system, PCC and Allied facilities in Ganj Bazar, Gulistan Colony and Adjoining areas, Lahore at the cost of Rs 771.00 million and provision of clean drinking water, sewerage system, PCC and Allied facilities in Chohan Colony Singhpura and Adjoining areas, Lahore at the cost of Rs 408.00 million.