PDWP okays uplift worth Rs19,995m

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The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) approved four development schemes worth an estimated cost of Rs19,995.533 million. The schemes were approved in the ninth meeting of Provincial Development Working Party of fiscal year 2020-21 presided over by Planning and Development Board Chairman Hamed Yaqoob Sheikh.
Addressing the meeting, he said that the Punjab government always focused on providing better health facilities. He advised the participants of the meeting to take steps to control Coronavirus pandemic.
The approved development schemes include Construction of Distribution Center, Rehabilitation of old Jhal Khanuana Water Treatment Plant (JICA Grant-In-Aid) Phase-I Faisalabad at a cost of Rs6,948.610 million, COVID-19 Responsive and other Natural Calamities Control Programme at a cost of Rs10,000.000 million, Feasibility Studies of Mohar Lift Irrigation Scheme “B” offtake from RD 201+500 & 87+000 Mohajir Branch (PC-II) at a cost of Rs. 58.123 million and
Land Acquisition for Jalalpur Irrigation Project (JIP) (Revised) at a cost of Rs. 2,988.800 million. Provincial Secretary Imran Sikandar Baloch, members of the board, provincial secretaries of departments concerned, Senior Chief Coordination Javed Latif, Assistant Chief Coordination Shahid Idrees and other senior representatives of the provincial departments also attended the meeting.