PDWP approves 3 developmental schemes


Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) Wednesday approved three development schemes of various sectors with an estimated cost of Rs. 7,089.578 million.

A scheme of agriculture sector with an amount of US$312 million has also been cleared and recommended to the CDWP for its final approval.

These schemes were approved in the 74th PDWP meeting of current fiscal year 2021-22, presided over by Planning & Development Board Chairman Abdullah Khan Sumbal.

The approved development schemes included revamping of Data Centre Service with facility of high availability and backup at Punjab Forensic Science Agency (PFSA) at the cost of Rs. 616.022 million, water resources development in expanded areas of ABAD at the cost of Rs. 597.000 million and provision of missing specialities for upgradation of DHQ Hospital to Teaching Hospital, Dera Ghazi Khan (revised) at the cost of Rs. 5,876.556 million while Punjab Resilient and Inclusive Agriculture Transformation (PRIAT) World Bank funded at the cost of US$312 million has been cleared.

Provincial Secretary P&D Mujahid Sherdil, all Members of the Planning & Development Board, provincial secretaries of departments concerned, and other senior representatives of the relevant provincial departments also attended the meeting.