The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved different projects related to energy and environmental sector in a meeting held in the first week of June. After much deliberation the project for Installation of Weather Surveillance Radar at Sukkur in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan was approved at the cost of Rs2,522 million. Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan chaired the meeting of CDWP
The project which is to be funded by the government of Japan through Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) was originally estimated at Rs. 1848.650 million in June 2019. But due to rupee devaluation and other added costs the original cost has gone up to Rs 2,522 million.
CDWP also approved different energy related projects during the meeting. Project for provision of additional Sources of Supply to Jaranwala Road Grid Station worth Rs5,787.32 million, was approved in the meeting.
The CDWP also approved 30.4 MW Jagran-1 Hydropower project, to be constructed in District Neelum , AJK at the cost of Rs4,306.875 million.