Punjab approves 11 schemes of Rs9.73b

LAHORE – The Punjab government has approved eleven schemes with an estimated cost of Rs9.73 billion.

The approval was given in the 06th meeting of the Provincial Development working Party of current financial year 2012-13 presided over by Planning and Development Board Chairman, JavaidAslam.

The approved schemes include Water Resource Development through Construction of 200 Mini Dams along with Command Area Development in Pothohar Region Barani Areas of Punjab at the cost of Rs11.110 billion, Strengthening of BMP in District Rajanpur at the cost of Rs. 210.702 million, Rehabilitation of ThokarNiazBaig to Raiwind Road from km No.1.00 to 6.00 District Lahore (L=6 km) at the cost of Rs. 221.992 million, Widening / Improvement of road from MisriMorr to Khewra via P.D Khan length 52.78 km District Jhelum at the cost of Rs. 1021.332 million, Construction of Road & High Level Bridge length=900rft, between District Mianwali and Jand (District Attock) length of approach 6.50 Km on Attock side & 28.95 km on Mianwali side at the cost of Rs. 739.957 million,

Construction of Flyover at 6th Road Junction along Murree Road, Rawalpindi at the cost of Rs. 1042.208 million, Dualization of T.H.A.T. Road from JahanianChowk to Hattian via Motorway Interchange, length = 17.6 Km in District Attock at the cost of Rs. 703.922 million, Construction of Flyover Overhead Bridge at ShahbazChowkVehari Road Multan at the cost of Rs. 645.920 million, Widening and Improvement of Tibba Sultan Pur to Luddan Road via Mitroo from Km 9.35 to 43.40 & 44.80 To 65.25 length: 54.50 Km in District Vehari at the cost ofRs. 854.015 million,Widening / Improvement of ChishtianDahranwala –Fort Abbas Road length:43.25 Km, District Bahawalnagar at the cost ofRs.544.516 million andDualization of Hasilpur-Bahawalpur Road (Widening/Improvement of Hasilpur-Bahawalpur Road (length 76.43km) i/c Dualization in built up area length 11.59, length 88.63km District Bahawalpur at the cost of Rs.2634.756 million.Source: http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/business/20-Aug-2012/punjab-approves-11-schemes-of-rs9-73b