ECC approves technical supplementary grants over Rs 9855m

Mohammad Arshad

The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet on Wednesday approved numerous Technical Supplementary Grants demanded by different ministries and divisions.

ECC met here with Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin in the chair and The approved the Technical Supplementary Grant of Rs. 300 million for allocation from PSDP for establishment of Joint Border Markets at Mand District Kech, Gabd District Gwadar and Chedgi, District Panjgur against Rs 100 millions each.

The ECC further approved technical supplementary grant for Covid-19 Response and Other Natural Calamities Control Programme (Sindh Component) worth Rs.9393.226 million.

The ECC approved technical supplementary grant amounting to Rs. 39.058 millions to Pakistan Institute of Development Economics for payment of salaries as well
The ECC during its meeting held on Wednesday approved technical Supplementary grant of Rs.98.700 millions to meet the requirements of Frontier Corps KP (South), D IKhan under Interior Division.

The ECC further approved technical supplementary grant of Rs. 25 millions for Headquarters Pakistan Rangers Islamabad under Interior Division.

The meeting was attended by Federal Minister for Privatization Muhammad Mian Soomro, Federal Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati, Federal Minister for Industries and Production Makhdum Khusro Bakhtyar, Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar, Federal Minister for National Food Security Syed Fakhar Imam, Adviser to the PM on Institutional Reforms and Austerity Dr. Ishrat Hussain, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum Tabish Gauhar.

Besides them Secretary Finance, Secretary National Food Security, Secretary Privatization Commission, Secretary Petroleum Division, Secretary Industries and Production, Secretary Interior and other relevant officials also attended the meeting.

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