Rs8b released for DG Khan uplift: Pitafi


Punjab chief minister’s advisor Muhammad Hanif Khan Pitafi on Friday said that government has released Rs 8 billion funding for execution of 33 development schemes including a boys degree college, a women university, new emergency and OPD block of Ghazi Teaching Hospital in the city.

Talking to APP here, he revealed that a Violence Against Women Center (VAWC) would also be setup at the divisional headquarters DG Khan and a sum of Rs 135 million has been released.

Another Rs 100 million was released to build a home-like facility for disabled persons and Rs 522.1 million for establishing a police training school.

Pitafi said, every single rupee was being spent judiciously and under a monitoring system enforced strictly on the orders of Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar to ensure quality of work and in time completion so that the projects could start benefitting people as per schedule.

Giving details, Pitafi said that a sum of Rs 199.8 million was released under ADP 2021-22 for a new boys associate degree college, a project that is under execution these days.

Rs 330 million was released for women university DG Khan, Rs 30 million for upgradation of comprehensive high school DG Khan, Rs 50 million for a basic health unit at UC-13, Rs 35 million for missing facilities at city park hockey ground, Rs 3.85 billion for new Outpatient Department and Emergency Block of Ghazi Teaching Hospital DG Khan, Rs 150m for new education complex.

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