Rs707.783m funds released for aviation sector projects


The government has released so far funds amounting to Rs 707.783 million, during the current fiscal year, to execute around 15 aviation sector projects under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP 2020-21).

According to the official data as of May 21, an amount of Rs707.783 million has been released against the revised allocation of Rs 930.879 million for the timely and smooth execution of the projects.

As per the initial PSDP allocation details, an amount of Rs 61.923 million had been earmarked for the construction of a double-storey ladies hostel/barrack with the provision of a third storey along with mess, recreation hall and allied facilities at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore.

Similarly, Rs 90 million were meant for the construction of a double-storey barrack with the provision of a third storey for corporal to inspectors and assistant director along with separate mess, and allied facilities recreation hall at Quetta airport.

While, Rs 20 million had been kept for construction of barrack accommodation for ASF personnel along with mess and allied facilities at Chitral airport.—APP

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