Govt releases funds for various water resources schemes

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The government has released an amount of Rs22,859.62 million for various water resources schemes under Annual Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) till November 2022.

According to the data of the Planning Commission, the government has specified a sum of Rs 97,559.38 million for various projects in PSDP 2022-23. Out of total release amount, the local component stood at Rs 17,859.08 million while foreign aid component was 4,581.62 million.

The Ongoing schemes included 13 hydel and 61 water sector projects, whereas the new projects were only 13 in total.—APP