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CDWP approved 24 projects of worth Rs. 19.6 billio...

Published : 25 May 2018

Central Development Working Party meeting was held under the chairmans...


CDWP approved 24 projects of worth Rs. 19.6 billion out of which 12 projects worth Rs. 781.39 billion were referred to ECNEC for further proceeding.

Dated : 25 May 2018

Central Development Working Party meeting was held under the chairmanship of Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mr. Sartaj Aziz whereas Secretary Planning Commission Mr. Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui accompanied the Deputy Chairman. Senior officials from federal and provincial governments participated in the meeting. The projects presented for approval includes energy, health, education, manpower, governance, physical planning & housing, Science and Technology, transport & communications, water resources, Agriculture and food, environment, information technology, governance, nutrition, and mass media. In addition, two position papers were presented in the meetings.

In energy section, three projects were presented out of two projects were approved and one was referred to ECNEC. The project of “Evacuation of power from Suki Kinari, Kohala and Mahl HPP in northern areas” was referred to ECNEC for further approval. The projects approved are as follow “installation of pilot battery energy storage system” and “Dargai Hydro electric power station”.

In transport and communication section, a total of eight projects were presented out of which six projects were referred to ECNEC and two projects worth Rs 112 million were approved by the CDWP. The projects that are referred to ENCEC includes up gradation of Pakistan Railways existing main line-1 (ML1) at the cost of Rs. 381038, Dualization of Mardan Sawabi road at the cost of Rs. 9550 million, Construction of Peshawar- Torkham Motorway Project as part of Khyber pass economic corridor project (KPEC) at the cost of Rs. 41440.50 million.

In water resources sector, a total of five projects were presented out of which three projects worth Rs. 1596 million were approved by the CDWP however two projects were sent to ECNEC for further approval. The projects that are referred to ECNEC includes “Balochistan Water Resources Development project” worth Rs. 15526 million and “Toiwar-Batozai storage dam project” worth Rs 4905 million. The CDWP approved projects are “Feasability and detailed design of Baber Kach Dam on Nari River” at the cost of Rs. 75.072 million, “ Chao Tangi Small Dam in south Waziristan” at th cost of Rs. 994 million and “land and water monitoring/evaluation of Indus plan by SMO” at the cost of Rs. 469.271 million.

In physical planning and housing section, a total of four projects of worth Rs 2087.5 million were approved by the CDWP. The projects approved are “Construction of auditorium hall at Pakistan Marine Academy” worth Rs. 177.204, “Extension of presidential flats cat-IV & V AT Pakistan Marine Academy” at the cost of Rs. 190.345 million, “ Construction of joint intelligence directorate in NACTA Headquarters Islamabad” at the cost of Rs. 400 million and “Project Readiness Financing (PRF) for Khyber Pakhtunkhawa intermediate cities improvement investment projects” at the cost of Rs. 1320 million.

In science and technology, total of seven projects were presented out of which six projects of worth Rs 6539 million were approved. The approved project are as follow “Establishment of NUST Campus at Quetta” at the cost of 2622.866, “Construction of Hostel / Sports Facilities at Karakoram International University”at the cost of Rs 316.390, “Strengthening of University of Peshawar” at the cost of Rs. 748 million, “Academic and Research Linkages with different countries / agencies under bilateral agreement” at the cost of Rs. 467 million and “Establishment of Space Applications Research Centre, Gilgit Baltistan” at the cost of Rs. 665 million.

In agriculture and food, a total of two projects were presented and approved at the cost Rs. 1057 million. The projects presented are as follow “Strengthening / Up-gradation of Agriculture and Livestock research System of Arid Zone Research Institute, Umerkot Sindh” at the cost of Rs 528.592 million and “Establishment of Plant Breeders Rights Registry and Strengthening of DUS Examination System” at the cost of Rs. 528 million.

In environment section, a total of three projects were presented out of which two projects were referred to ECNEC and one project of worth Rs. 1848 million was approved. The projects referred to ECNEC are “Strengthening of Early Warning System of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD)” and “Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Services Project”. The project approved by CDWP is “installation of weather surveillance Radar at Multan” at the cost of Rs. 1848 million.

In information technology section, establishment of Pakistan space Centre was presented by SUPARCO. The total cost of this project is Rs. 26998.9 million. It was referred to ECNEC for further approval.

In governance section, a project of “Establishment of Special Protection Unit in AJK” was approved in the CDWP. Total worth of this project is Rs. 1038 million.

In health section, a total of two projects were presented and approved by the cdwp. the total cost of these projects is Rs. 1328 million. The approved projects are “Replacement & Up-gradation of HVAC Plant Room Equipments & Allied Works at PIMS, Islamabad” and “up gradation of existing facilities of Hepatobiliary and organ transplant centre”.

In Mass media section, Establishment of Sautul Quran FM Network Phase-II was approved by the CDWP. The total cost of this project is Rs. 138.689 million.

In Culture, sports and tourism section, Laying of Synthetic Hockey Turf at Gilgit was approved by the CDWP. The total cost of this project is Rs.123.713 million.

In Manpower section, Establishing Centres of Excellence at National Training Bureau, NISTE and Heavy Machinery Operators Facilities at 13 districts were approved by the CDWP. The cost of this project is Rs. 1801.00 million.

In education section, Establishment of Islamabad Model College for Boys in Pakistan Town was approved by the CDWP at the cost of Rs. 161.685 million.