Over Rs248.671b released for dev projects

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—The government has released Rs 248.671 billion for different social sector developmental projects so far under its Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2016- 17 as against total allocation of Rs800 billion.
According to the latest data released by the Planning Commission of Pakistan, Rs7.234 billion has been released for different projects of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission against its total allocation of Rs27.690 billion for fiscal year 2016 17.
In order to improve and modernize the road infrastructure, the government has released Rs 79.86 billion for different developmental projects under National Highway Authority (NHA) against the total allocations of Rs188 billion for current year’s development programme.
The government has also released Rs13.522 billion for uplift and development of Pakistan Railways in order to improve the performance and service delivery of Railways as against the total allocation of Rs41 billion for the current financial year. Under PSDP 2016-17, development programme, an amount of Rs8.548 billion has released. for different projects.

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