Rs 620m uplift projects approved

Islamabad- View from the Plane

Islamabad- View from the Plane (Photo credit: Don Donny)

ISLAMABAD, June 11: The Islamabad Development Working Party on Monday approved 16 projects worth over Rs620 million for the rural areas of Islamabad.

The projects related to upgradation of water supply schemes, construction of streets, roads, boundary wall for the model jail in Sector H-16 and fight against communicable diseases. The projects will be sent to the secretary planning and development division for final approval.

The IDWP at a meeting chaired by Chief Commissioner Islamabad Tariq Mahmood Pirzada also approved the construction of the Diplomatic Enclave boundary wall and residential flats for the police in G-8/4.

The meeting also gave approval to the establishment of courtrooms and provision of furniture and other allied facilities to the sessions division and civil district east subject to rationalisation of the estimated cost of Rs58.798 million. It was decided that the planning and development division would be requested to recommend to the finance division for approval of funds to complete the project. The meeting was informed that 14 courtrooms were about to complete by June 30 and 24 additional courtrooms shall also be established for the judicial officers.

The meeting approved video conferencing facilities for district and sessions division east and west, each costing Rs15.642 million. The construction of the boundary wall around the model jail in H-16 at an estimated cost of Rs23.834 million was also approved.

The other projects included construction of a road from Toheedabad to new Mangial and from Bhara Kahu to new Subban at a cost of Rs45.054 million; rehabilitation of Sara-i-Kharbuza road (Rs44.748 million), construction of farm road Tumair (Rs17.850 million), rehabilitation of Jori Rajgan and Sungrial Bhadana Kalan road (Rs34.574 million), upgradation of water supply scheme Khana (Rs33.235 million), construction of a road from the well to mosque Hamdani Town, street pavements in Alipur (Rs51.241 million), Seri Saral, Pind Sangrial and Mera Badia Rusmat Khan (Rs46.183 million) and revamping of Islamabad Sports Board (Rs50. 357 million). The meeting also approved establishment of seasonal pollen allergy camps (Rs58.483 million).The improvement of mother and child healthcare services in the three rural health centres and 14 BHUs with Saarc development fund was also discussed.