CDWP approved mega development projects worth Rs 38 billion

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CDWP approved mega development projects worth Rs 38 billion

At a CDWP meeting presided over by the Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared thirteen development projects with a cost of Rs. 38 billion in the forum.

Senior officials from Planning Commission and Federal Ministries/Divisions also participated in the meeting while representatives from Provincial Governments participated through video conferences. ------------------------------

Projects related to Education, Energy, Health, Higher Education, Industries & Commerce, Physical Planning & Housing, and Water Resources were considered in the meeting. Another project related to Education presented in the forum, titled “Establishment of Cadet College Gwadar,” worth Rs. 1883.48 million was approved in the meeting. The main objective of the project is to provide quality education to the residents of the area.

Additionally, a project related to Energy, presented in the meeting, namely “Hiring of Consultancy Services for Development of Strategic Underground Gas Storage (SUGS),” worth Rs. 1848 million was also approved by the CDWP.

Three projects related to Health, presented in the meeting, namely “Establishment of Cardiology Unit & Burn/ Trauma Unit at Cat-A DHQ Hospital Malakand at Batkhela,” worth Rs. 1123.629 million, and “Up-gradation of Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Oncology, Lahore,” worth Rs. 2060.737 million, and “COVID-19 Emergency Response and Ensuring Universal Health Coverage in Islamabad Capital Territory”, worth Rs. 2482.44 million were approved by the CDWP forum.

A project related to the Higher Education Commission, presented in the forum, namely “Strengthening of Islamia University Bahawalpur,” worth Rs. 4090.294 million was approved by CDWP.

A project related to Industries & Commerce, presented in the meeting, namely “Refurbishment & Modernization of Heavy Foundry & Forge Facility at HMC,” worth Rs. 1508.264 million was approved in the meeting. The main objective of the project is the modernization of the Steel-making area, refurbishment of 3150 tons Hydraulic Forging Press, up-gradation and automation of Ingot Heating Furnaces, installation of new Forging Manipulator with a lifting capacity of 25 tons, etc. ------------------------------

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Two projects related to Physical Planning & Housing, presented in the meeting, namely “Construction of Khall Greater Water Supply Scheme District Lower Dir,” worth Rs. 852.516 million, and “Construction of Gravity Based Water Supply Schemes and rehabilitation of Existing Infrastructure for Tehsil Matta to Kuza Bandai and Tehsil Khwazakhela to Charbagh, Swat,” worth Rs. 5916.935 million were approved in the meeting.

Four projects related to Water Resources, presented in the meeting, namely “Command Area Development Works of Kaitu Weir Irrigation & Power project of Kurram Tangi Dam,” worth Rs. 2946.526 million, and “FATA Water Resources Development Project,” worth Rs. 6078.360 million, and “Construction of Shehzanik Dam in District Gwadar Southern Balochistan,” worth Rs. 2630.29 million, and “Construction of Sunni Gar Dam Project District Khuzdar Southern Balochistan,” worth Rs. 4456.461 million were also approved by the CDWP forum.