500 development schemes to be launched in Rwp division

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City Reporter

Commissioner Rawalpindi Division, Syed Gulzar Hussain Shah has said that 500 new schemes worth Rs86980.253 million were being launched in Rawalpindi division, out of which 430 were approved while the rest were in process.

Chairing a review meeting of Divisional Development Working Party he stressed that no compromise should be made in the quality of projects and regular monitoring of all the development projects should be ensured.

After completion, these schemes would be a boon for the people of the division. The meeting after detailed review, approved three schemes of Building Department, one of Highway and three of WASA.

According to a district administration spokesman, WASA had submitted projects to lay sewer line in Union Councils 21 to 29 and other projects of sewer line and drainage system in UC 1 to 12 and UC 37 and 36.

Another project for improvement and maintenance of sewerage system of Satellite Town and adjoining areas was also submitted for approval.

The Building Department had presented schemes for establishment of Government Associate College for Girls Garhi Sikandar, Government Girls High School Taxila City and Government Girls High School Malikabad Union Jalala. The meeting was held at the Commissioner’s Office Rawalpindi.

Director Development, Nazia Sadhan, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Finance and Planning) Amber Gilani, Assistant Director Moazzam Ali, SE Highways, XEN Building and officers of National Highways and other departments concerned attended the meeting.

The meeting was briefed that a total of 361 schemes of Rawalpindi district under annual development programme were approved including 264 new and 96 were ongoing projects.

The new schemes included 33 of Highway Division, 12 of RC Division, 72 of Building Division, 50 of Local Government and Community Development, 29 of Public Health, 05 of RDA.

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