LAHORE: The Provincial Development Working Party Punjabapproved Seventeen development schemes of various development Sectors with an estimated cost of Rs. 37,397.117 million.
These schemes were approved in the 48th meeting of Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) of current fiscal year 2014-15 presided over by the Punjab Chairman P&D Board Muhammad Irfan Elahi.
Provincial Secretary P&D Waseem Ajmal Chaudhary, Members of the Planning & Development Board, Provincial Secretary concerned and other senior representatives of the relevant Provincial Departments also attended the meeting.
According to Spokesman for P&DD, the approved development schemes included: Construction of Signal Free Junctions at Qainchi, Ghazi Road and Khaira, Lahore. (Revised) at the Cost of Rs. 6508.271 million, Construction of Canal Express Way from Gatt Wala Bridge to Sahian Wala (M-3) Interchange, Faisalabad (length=25.2 km) at the Cost of Rs. 6738.015 million, Provision of Sewerage System for UC-117,118, & 120, Lahore at the Cost of Rs. 6438.067 million, WASA Drains Rehabilitation (Bird Wood Drain, Central Drain and Cantonment Drain from Multan Road to Babu Sabu, (Removal of Bottlenecks) Lahore at the Cost of Rs. 2721.686 million, Operationalization of Linear
Accelerator at Department of Radiotherapy & Oncology, Nishtar Hospital Multan. (Revised) at the Cost of Rs. 325.250 million, Provision of Residential Colony of Ghazi
Khan Medical College D.G. Khan at the Cost of Rs. 278.063 million, Selective Lining of Irrigation Channels in Punjab Phase-III (Revised) at the Cost of Rs. 2500.00 million, Augmentation of Desilting Capability of Irrigation Department, Punjab at the Cost of Rs. 275.00 million, Lahore Ring Road Project (Package-4) Construction of Interchange at Saggian Chowk at the Cost of Rs. 2186.115 million, Dualization of Eastern Side Byepass length=14.25 kms in District Gujranwala (Revised) at the Cost of Rs. 915.345 million,
Dualization of Gujranwala Sialkot Road (section Gujranwala to Daska) length=21.71 kms in District Gujranwala & Sialkot (Revised) at the Cost of Rs. 2102.814 million,
Widening / Improvement of Kahuta Karot Road via Khalool L=31.17 km, Rawalpindi at the Cost of Rs. 585.005 million, Construction of New Bhoun Bypass, length=11.00 km District Chakwal (Revised) at the Cost of Rs. 175.718 million, Construction of Bridge over River Indus Near Miran Pur on Linking N-55 at Arbi Tibba with R.Y. Khan (length:4000 Rft)at the Cost of Rs. 2125.257 million, Dualization of Sahiwal-
Arifwala Road from km. 2.54 to 44.66 kms, District Sahiwal-Pakpattan at the Cost of Rs. 1521.459 million, Construction of Bridge on River Ravi at Qutab Shahana in District Sahiwal at the Cost of Rs. 1757.048 million and Capacity building of Directorate General Monitoring and Evaluation (DGM&E) for Improved Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Project in Punjab (2nd Revision) at the Cost of Rs. 244.00 million.