LAHORE: The Punjab government on Tuesday approved 11 development schemes of different sectors at an estimated cost of Rs. 6695.570 million.
The schemes were approved in the 6th meeting of Provincial Development Working Party of current fiscal year 2014-15 presided over by the Punjab Planning and Development Board Chairman, Muhammad Irfan Elahi. Provincial Secretary P&D Waseem Ajmal Choudhary, members of the Planning & Development Board, Provincial Secretaries concerned and other senior representatives of the relevant provincial departments also attended the meeting.
The approved development schemes included: Improvement / Rehabilitation of Existing Multan Road, Lahore from Chauburji to Thokar Niaz Baig, length=11.20 Km, Lahore at a cost of Rs. 311.000 million, Construction of road from Narowal to Lahore via Baddomalhi-Narang-Kala Khatai Shahdara (length=42.71 km) District Narowal / Sheikhupura (Revised) at a cost of Rs. 697.626 million, Widening / Improvement of Mianwali Muzaffargarh road from Km#229.80 to 278.36 length 48.56 Km (section chowk Sarwar Shaheed to T.P. link Canal & T.P. link Canal to Muzaffargarh) (Revised) at a cost of Rs. 1032.896 million, Establishment of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences at Bahawalpur at a cost of Rs. 2350.000 million, Installation of New Water Supply Scheme for the Residents of Fateh Jang City Tehsil Fateh Jang District Attock at a cost of Rs. 420.441 million, Feasibility Study for Raising of Rawal Dam (PC-II) at a cost of Rs. 38.059 million, Feasibility Study of Qutib Bandi Dam Site (PC-II) at a cost of Rs. 39. 507 million, Feasibility Study of Thatha Dam Project (PC-II) at a cost of Rs. 43.844 million, Lining of Thamman Disty RD 0+000 to 97+960 Tail, District Kasur at a cost of Rs. 318.550 million, Rehabilitation and Improvement of Existing Dams and Irrigation Channels in Small Dams Organization at a cost of Rs. 732.017 million and Hiring of Design Review, Monitoring, Reporting, and Construction Supervision Consultants.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian authorities have ruled out electricity rationing this year as a slowing ...