CDWP approves 8 projects worth Rs.36b


Central Development Working Party has approved 8 projects worth 36 billion rupees and recommended 7 projects worth 233.014 billion rupees to Executive Committee of the National Economic Council for consideration.

The approval was given during today’s meeting of CDWP chaired by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, in Islamabad.

Senior officials from Planning Commission and federal ministries also participated in the meeting while representatives from provincial governments participated through video conference.

Projects related to Environment, Physical Planning, Transport and Communications, Water Resources and Education were presented in the meeting.

A project of Environment Developing Revenue Linkage between Marmara Research Center, Turkey and Pakistan Metrological Department Pakistan was approved with the cost of 168.308 million rupees.

Another project titled Contraction of New Building for Supreme Court Branch Registry at Karachi Registry Saddar, A.M area Karachi worth 4423.04 million rupees also was approved in the meeting.

Two projects related to Transport and Communications namely Widening and carpeting Bonni -Buzund -Torkhow road District Chitral and Construction /up gradation of Dirgi Shahbozai to Tonusa Sharif Road worth 1219.880 million rupees and 8943.544 million rupees respectively were approved by the forum.

Three projects related to Education presented in the meeting.

First project namely Establishment of National Curriculum Council Secretariat worth 425.10 million rupees, second project namely Establishment and Operation of Basic Education Community Schools in the Country worth 7701.757 million rupees and third project titled Improving Human Development Indicators in Pakistan with focus on MDGs relating to Education and six EFA goals worth 4276.408 million rupees were approved by CDWP.


Source: Radio Pakistan