Around 19 multi-sectorial projects cleared by CDWP

Around 19 mega projects cleared by Central Development Working Party (CDWP) at a cost of Rs142.3 billion while recommending six projects to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for final approval. The CDWP panel met with Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Secretary Syed Zafar Ali Shah in the chair at P-Block Secretariat. The attendees of multiple sectors like the secretary Ministry of Water Resources, the secretary Ministry of Communication, the chairman National Highway Authority (NHA), members Planning Commission, and other key stakeholders were present at the spot. The CDWP considered 19 development projects related to the Ministry of Communication, Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Water Resources, Power Division, Higher Education Commission (HEC), and the Ministry of IPC during its second last meeting of the fiscal year. The cleared projects are: construction of 2nd Circuit Stringing of 132KV transmission line from Jiwani to Gwadar(94MK) at the cost of Rs2,322.940 million; Strengthening Common Management Unit for AIDS, TB , Malaria and Accelerating Response to control the three disease in Pakistan at the cost of Rs3,014.128 million;  National Health Support Project for Ensuring Universal Health Coverage in Federating Area at the cost of Rs2575.631 million, Establishment of National Cyber Security Academy at the cost of Rs600 million; Centre for Advanced Studies in Physics at Government College University, Lahore at the cost of Rs699.85 million; Establishment of University of North Waziristan Tribal District at the cost of Rs2,000 million; Strengthening of KBCMA CVAS at the cost of Rs2,650 million, Establishment of Film Institute at PTVC Academy at the cost of Rs400 million; LEU based Mo 99 Production Facility at the cost of Rs1,325 million; Conversion of Braking System of 328 Nos MBFRs from Vacuum Brake to Air Brake System at the cost of Rs676 million; Compensation and Relocation of Utilities of existing N-35 in Abbottabad City at the cost of Rs8,323.750million; Improvement of Road from Rohri to Guddu Barrage at M-5 Interchange Sadiqabad via Khanpur Mahar; Mirpur Mathelo and MureedShakh at the cost of 6,342m; Land Acquisition of Building, Dualization of Tando Allahyar to Tando Adam Road(31.40km) at the cost of Rs3,899.735million.