- June 26, 2023
- Posted by: Muhammad Shehzad
- Category: RBS News
Lahore, 22 June – Two development plans in the fields of roads and health sectors have received approval from the Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP). This has an estimated cost of PKR 8,399.933 million, according to a recent news report.
67th PDWP Meeting for Fiscal Year 2022-23
The 67th meeting of the PDWP for the fiscal year 2022-23 was convened under the chairmanship of Ali Sarfraz Hussain, Chairman of the P&D Board. The meeting focused on evaluating and approving key development projects.
During the session, the authorities gave the green light to the following two schemes:
Dualization of GT Road (Benazir Chowk) to Lahore-Sialkot Motorway (Wahndo Interchange) in District Gujranwala
The first scheme entails the dualization of the road stretch from GT Road (Benazir Chowk) to Lahore-Sialkot Motorway (Wahndo Interchange) in District Gujranwala. The estimated cost of the project is PKR 7,811.240 million. The dualization of this significant road will moreover enhance connectivity and facilitate smoother transportation for the residents of the region.
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The 150-Bed Institute of Ophthalmology and Allied Vision Sciences in Nishtar, Multan, Equipment Provision (Revised)
The second plan is providing the Institute of Ophthalmology and Allied Vision Sciences in Nishtar, Multan, which has 150 beds, with the essential equipment. The revised cost for this project is PKR 588.693 million. By equipping the institute with state-of-the-art facilities, this initiative moreover aims to enhance the quality of eye care services provided to the people of Multan and its surrounding areas.
Attendance at the PDWP Meeting
The meeting was attended by:
- Sohail Anwar,
- Secretary of the P&D Board,
- along with P&D Board members,
- provincial secretaries of relevant departments, and
- Additional top officials from the corresponding provincial departments
Their collective presence ensured comprehensive deliberation and thorough evaluation of the proposed schemes.
The approval of these two development schemes reflects the Punjab government’s commitment to improving healthcare facilities and infrastructure in the province. The implementation of these projects will contribute to the overall development and well-being of the citizens. Furthermore, fostering progress and prosperity in Punjab.
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