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Govt earmarks Rs40bn for construction of Khyber dams

Govt earmarks Rs40bn for construction of Khyber dams

December 21, 2019

BARA: A sum of Rs40bn has been allocated for the construction of Bara and Jabba dams in the Khyber tribal district, said Provincial Minister for Irrigation Liaqat Khattak. The statement came during the minister’s visit to Bara tehsil to review the Spera dam. Khattak was accompanied by Secretary Irrigation Daud[...]
Rs297bn released for development projects

Rs297bn released for development projects

December 9, 2019

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has authorised the release of Rs297.643 billion for ongoing and new uplift projects under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2019-20 against the total allocation of Rs701 billion. According to the latest data released by the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, Rs135.113 billion for federal[...]
Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme receives Rs30bn boost

Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme receives Rs30bn boost

November 14, 2019

ISLAMABAD: The Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme has secured additional Rs30 billion as the government released a total of Rs257 billion for development projects under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2019-20, according to a statement from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesperson Ahmad Jawad. The earmarked amount for the Naya Pakistan Housing[...]
KP assembly seeks compensation for damaged roads

KP assembly seeks compensation for damaged roads

November 5, 2019

MANSEHRA: Heavy vehicles and machinery working on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project have damaged roads of the region, according to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) assembly’s standing committee on works and communication. Committee Chairman Zahir Shah Toru has asked the federal government to ensure compensation for the broken roads. “Various roads[...]
Authorisation of funds for development projects accelerated

Authorisation of funds for development projects accelerated

November 4, 2019

ISLAMABAD: A total of Rs257.17 billion have been authorised by the Planning Commission for development projects in the first four months of the current fiscal year – a major improvement as compared to the Rs106 billion disbursed for the same period last year. The authorised release of funds amounts to[...]

CDA to be remodeled as a service provider

April 17, 2019

Islamabad: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is introducing reforms enhancement performance its  Planning Wing. The CDA is reorienting itself as a service provider under directions from Prime Minister Imran Khan. The CDA plans on cutting down redundant directorates, increase the number of town planners and technical experts and enhance building[...]