Govt releases Rs494.97m for 15 aviation sector projects

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The government has so far released funds amounting to Rs 494.97 million, under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP 2022-23) against total allocation of Rs2.484 billion to execute 15 different projects and schemes aimed at ensuring improved aviation sector services in the country.

Out of the total authorization/disbursement of Rs 494.97 million, around Rs360.48 million have been spent on the aviation sector projects during a four-month period (July-October) of the current fiscal year, according to official data available with APP.

As per the PSDP document, an amount of Rs 2.303 billion had been allocated for 10 ongoing schemes, out of which Rs 60 million were meant for construction of Airport Security Force Camp at Islamabad International Airport, Rs 29.871 million for building barrack accommodation.—APP