500 news schemes worth Rs86.9bn to launched in Rawalpindi


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Rawalpindi: A total of 500 new development schemes worth Rs86.9 billion are set to launch in the garrison city.

While chairing a review meeting of Divisional Development Working Party, Commissioner Rawalpindi Division, Syed Gulzar Hussain Shah directed the authorities to ensure regular monitoring of the development schemes for timely completion.

Any building declared dangerous should be demolished, he further added.

Out of the total, 430 development schemes have been approved, whereas the authorities approve the schemes left.

Under the annual development program for the district, 361 schemes approved, including 264 new and 96 ongoing projects, have been approved by the authorities.

The announced development projects include 72 of Building Division, 50 of Local Government and Community Development, 33 of Highway Division, 29 of Public Health, 12 of RC Division, five each of the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) and the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA), 4 of Sports Department, and one small dam project.

The remaining schemes belong to the Allied Hospitals, Tourism, TEVTA, Wildlife, and the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA).

The development schemes will boost the socio-economic development of the district.

The relevant authorities have been ordered to pay regular visits to the allocated projects to monitor progress, which will be reported to public representatives and the Commissioner office.

 

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District development package worth Rs360bn approved to redress the grievances of neglected areas


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LAHORE: Chief Minister (CM) Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar stated for the first time in history, Rs360 billion are allocated under the district development package to redress the grievances of the neglected areas of Punjab. 

The CM further stated that the PTI government completed the construction of Punjab Assembly building at the cost of Rs2.5 billion. 

He even mentioned that after 15 years, construction of Wazirabad Cardiology was completed at the cost of Rs3.5 billion. Now, the cardiology institute has already catered to 650,000 patients so far. 

 As per details, Punjab is the only province to have achieved its target of 24.7 per cent increase in revenue as stated by Punjab Revenue Authority. Moreover, an 18 per cent increase is witnessed in the tax collection target in the Excise department. In order to minimise the effects of COVID-19 pandemic, special packages and incentives were given.

 

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PDWP gives go-ahead to 11 development schemes worth Rs12bn


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PESHAWAR: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) approved eleven uplift projects worth Rs12 billion. 

The decision was announced by Additional Chief Secretary Shahab Ali Shah during the first meeting of PDWP. Mr Shah chaired the meeting where the decision was announced.

As per details, the projects include construction of 179km roads in Hazara division, construction of road from Dokhada village to Elum Top, construction of five new roads in District Torghar, upgradation of Grassi Ground, upgradation of Parachinar sports complex, development of drinking water projects for merged districts and beautification projects in Chitral. 

 

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CDA okays projects worth Rs24bn


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ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority Development Working Party (CDADWP), on Wednesday, in the 52nd meeting approved development schemes worth Rs24.268 billion for Islamabad – the federal capital. 

CDA Chairman Aamir Ali Ahmed chaired the meeting, while representatives from Planning Commission and Ministry of Interior were in attendance along with CDA board members. 

As per sources, the projects approved included construction of parking plazas at several commercial places worth Rs7200 million, development of Sector D-12 worth  Rs1804 million,  Sector E-11 signal free chowk worth Rs1472 million, conservation of Margalla Hills National Park worth Rs5000 million, rainwater harvesting system worth Rs125 million, provision of 100 beds facility in CDA hospital worth Rs186 million, Bara Kahu traffic plan worth Rs193 million and many more. 

 

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Provincial govt includes uplift schemes worth Rs14bn in ADP


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PESHAWAR: The provincial government approves Rs14 billion for mega schemes as part of the Annual Development Programme (ADP) in a bid to accelerate economic growth, boost transparency and improve services for citizens. 

The schemes were approved in a meeting on Wednesday. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Science Technology and Information Technology (ST&IT) and Food Muhammad Atif Khan was also in attendance. 

As per details, the vision of the government is to move Pakistan towards digitisation in order to inculcate skills within youth and equip them with the tools to cope up with emerging digital trends. 

 

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Commercial plots worth Rs200.9mn auctioned by LDA


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LAHORE: Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has auctioned 11 commercial plots worth Rs200.9mn in various housing schemes on Wednesday.

According to the details, the plots were auctioned by the auction committee of LDA in the presence of the Additional Director General (Housing).

The auction ceremony was attended by the Director of Finance, Director of Land Development, and Director of Estate Management of LDA.

 

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PDWP okays development schemes worth Rs1.8bn


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LAHORE: Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) has given go-head to two uplift schemes worth Rs1.806 billion for the urban development and local government sectors. 

As per reports, the development projects were approved in a meeting chaired by Chairman Planning & Development Board Abdullah Khan Sumbal. 

According to details, the schemes approved include Rainwater Management-Drainage Arrangement Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore worth Rs653.212 million and Strengthening of Programme Management Unit (PMU) and City Implementation Units (CIUs) for; (a) Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Project (PICIIP) and (b) Project Readiness Financing (PRF) under Punjab Urban Development Projects” worth Rs1.153 billion.

 

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Balochistan govt to develop 49 dams worth Rs6.4bn


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QUETTA: The provincial government of Balochistan has decided to develop 49 dams worth Rs6.4bn in the province to meet the demand for water in the province.

According to the details, the government has allocated funds for the construction of dams under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) of the ongoing fiscal year.

As per the allocations under the Fiscal Year 2021-22, Rs298mn has been allocated for the construction of Awaran Dam whereas a Command Area will also be constructed for harvesting rainwater in the region.

The construction work on the new dams is going to start soon and the dams will also provide water for the irrigation of land.

 

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CDA to approve development projects worth Rs15.53bn next week


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ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) is intending to approve PC-1 of eleven development projects in the upcoming meeting of CDA’s Development Working Party (CDA-DWP).

According to the details, the projects include the construction of PC-1 of car parking spaces in the major commercial areas of Islamabad at the cost of Rs4bn in the next two years.

Similarly, PC-1 of Rs57.40mn will also be approved for the rainwater harvesting system and installation of 20 piezometers. 100 inverted wells will also be constructed under the PC-1.

Furthermore, the PC-1 for revamping work in Sector D-12 at the cost of Rs1.685bn is also amongst the projects awaiting approval in the upcoming meeting.

For enhancing the traffic flow, PC-1 for Grade separated arrangement at 11th Avenue with Khayaban-e-Iqbal will also be approved.

 

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Banking sector roll-out loans worth Rs30bn under housing finance


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KARACHI: As per the data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), the banking sector has rolled out loans worth Rs30bn under Government’s Markup Subsidy Scheme (G-MSS).

According to the details, the loans have been disbursed against the applications of Rs90bn for low-cost housing finance.

Similarly, the central bank has also directed the banks to develop an income estimation model for extending the markup subsidy finance to the people earning from informal sources.

Furthermore, the central bank has also advised the banks to standardise and simplify the procedures to extend the facility of low-cost housing finance.

 

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Projects worth Rs900bn near completion: CM Sindh


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KARACHI: Chief Minister (CM) Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, on Wednesday, stated that uplift schemes worth Rs900 billion were near completion in Sindh while Rs110 billion were allocated for new development projects. 

According to the CM, a total of Rs3000 billion are needed for the development of Karachi but due to insufficient funds, the projects cannot be initiated. He further claimed that the government was committed to completing several major schemes.

As per details, chairperson P&D, advisor law, secretary finance, provincial ministers, MPAs and secretaries of different departments were in attendance.

The Chief Minister said that several projects were completed in the city like Madinat-ul-Hikmat Road,Shahrah-e-Faisal, Hawksbay Road, Shahrah-e-Quaideen, Tariq Road and University Road etc.

 

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Major projects worth Rs24bn approved for Rawalpindi


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ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government, on Sunday, allocated Rs24 billion in the provincial budget for the fiscal year 2021- 2021 for several development schemes in Rawalpindi. 

As per sources, the government has earmarked  Rs16 billion for the construction of Ring Road, Kohsar University, Daducha Dam and modern graveyard. 

According to details, the Ring Road project would be completed under a public-private partnership (PPP) whereas the executive agency will be Punjab Ring Road Authority (PRRA). The project is expected to extend from GT Road to Thalian motorway. 

In addition, Rs8 billion have been allocated for the development of Murree. A 57-kilometre gas pipeline will be installed in Murree while a 38-km one will be initiated in Rawalpindi. 

Furthermore, funds have been reserved in the fiscal budget for the construction of Daducha dam worth Rs5 billion. 

 

 

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