Rs 94,269 million released for NHA road projects under PSDP

Rs 94,269 million released for NHA road projects under PSDP

ISLAMABAD,(APP):The government of Pakistan  has so far released Rs 94,791.269  million

for development projects of National Highway Authority (NHA) out of

the total allocation of Rs 154,966.835 million under its Public Sector

Development Programme (PSDP) 2019-20.

According to the latest data released by the Planning Commission, an

amount of Rs 20,000 million has been released for construction of a

motorway from Hakla near Tarnol Interchange   on M-1 to Dera Ismail Khan.

For the construction of infrastructure and allied works for metro bus

services Peshawar Morr-New International Airport Islamabad, the amount

released so far was Rs 3533.661m million.

Similarly, the government also issued Rs 3500 million for construction

of blacktop road Yakmatch-Kharan via Dostain Wadh Khurmagai, whereas

for Rs 2590.589 million has been released for construction of a 6-lane

highway from Kala Shah Kaku to Lahore ring road.

For improvement, up-gradation, and widening of Jaglot-Skardu road, an

amount of Rs  8000   million has been released  while for

Lahore-Multan Motorway ( M-3) , the government released Rs 6500 million.

For the dualization of Indus Highway Sarai Gambila to Kohat

Section,the amount released was Rs 6500 million whereas for

dualization and improvement of Pindigheb-Kohat road Rs 3000 million

were released.

An amount of Rs 2.5 billion was released for Peshawar Northern Bypass whereas Rs 2 billion have been released for Sukkur-Multan motorway.

The government also released Rs 3020 million for land acquisition of

Zhob-Kuchlak road.

For Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program

( CAREC) Corridor Development Investment Programme Tranche-I

Projects, Rs2400 million have been released which included  128 km

Petaro -Sehwan Section, Peshawar-Dara Adam Khail section and 44 km

Shikarpur-Ratodero section.

For construction of 106 km two-lane highway from Basima to Khuzdar, Rs

3200 million have been released. For construction of 4-lane bridge

across river Indus linking Layyah with Taunsa including 2-lane

approach road and river training works Rs 2000 million have been


Rs 2000 million have been issued for the construction of 118 km  KKH

Phase-II Havelian-Thakot which forms part  of China Pakistan Economic

Corridor (CPEC).

For dualization & improvement of Old Bannu Road from Rs 2500 million

have been releasedRs 2500 million have been issued for improvement

and widening of additional 2-lanes on either side of Thokar Niaz Baig

to Hudyiara Drain on  Multan Road in Lahore.

For land acquisition of  Karachi - Lahore Motorway (Land Acquisition)

(CPEC) Sukkur-Hyderabad section of Motorway Rs  4699.989 million have

been released while for its construction Rs  2000 million were issued.

For land acquisition and  affected properties compensation and

relocation of utilities for construction of Lahore - Sialkot

Motorway, Rs  1281.548 million have been released under the PSDP.

Rs 1200 million have been issued for land acquisition and resettlement