Rs 2.56 billion allocated for forensic lab

LAHORE: The Punjab government has allocated more than Rs 2.56 billion for the establishment of Lahore Forensic Science Laboratory. The government has also approved four development schemes at a cost of more than Rs 6.11 billion. The projects were approved at the 12th meeting of Provincial Development Working Party.

The approved development schemes included construction of Quran Complex and Seerat Academy near the shrine of Hazrat Mian Mir at a cost of Rs 515.42 million; establishment of farmers organisations under institutional reforms at a cost of more than Rs 1.42 billion; survey, documentation and preparation of master plan for the development and conservation of the historical town of Satgarah (Okara) at a cost of Rs 4.10 million and construction of flyover on GT Road in Gujranwala at a cost of more than Rs 4.17 billion.