ISLAMABAD:The Federal government has released over 565 billion rupees under Public Sector Development Programme for the year 2017-18 for various ongoing and new schemes.
According to latest data released by Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, the released funds include more than 134 billion rupees for federal ministries and over 53 billion rupees for special areas.
Out of these allocations, the government has released over 207 billion rupees for National Highway Authority, whereas for WAPDA, an amount of 30.7 billion rupees has been released.
Similarly, 5.2 billion rupees have been released for Communication Division, Railways Division received 18.27 billion rupees whereas Aviation Division received 2.45 billion rupees.
The government released an amount of 18.94 billion rupees for various development projects of Higher Education Commission while 10.76 billion rupees have been released for Atomic Energy Commission.
Water and Power Division received 23.13 billion rupees while 8.45 billion were released for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Division.
Similarly, 201 million rupees have been released for Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority whereas an amount of 12.7 billion rupees have been released for Finance Division.
The government also released 21.687 billion rupees for Azad Jammu and Kashmir, 15.16 billion rupees for Gilgit Baltistan whereas 16.93 billion rupees for SAFRON and FATA.
The government also released 30 billion rupees for Prime Minister's Global SDGS Achievement Programme whereas 3.15 billion rupees have been released for ERRA. APP/AFP