Rs9.914bn development schemes approved

By Our Correspondent
March 04, 2024
Planning and Development Board Chairman Iftikhar Ali Sahoo chairs a meeting on February 7, 2024. — Facebook/Planning & Development Board, Govt. of the Punjab

LAHORE: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) approved five development schemes of the regional planning, energy, governance, and public building sector at an estimated cost of Rs9.914 billion.


The PDWP gave the approval in a meeting presided over by Planning and Development (P&D) Board Chairman Iftikhar Ali Sahoo. The approved schemes included Regional Planning in Punjab at the cost of Rs477.647 million, Energy Efficiency & Conservation Programme (PGDP, DLI-5) (Revised) at the cost of Rs3.444 billion and Revamping of Data Centre Services with Facility of High Availability and Backup of PFSA (Revised) at the cost of Rs785.602 million.

The other schemes are Rehabilitation/Renovation of LG&CD Building and H-Block (now Ravi Block) in Punjab Civil Secretariat, Lahore along with Parking arrangements at the site of existing Building of Health Department at the cost of Rs657.776 million and Construction of 313 Residences for Police Officers/ Official (BS 1- 20) at Lahore. (Phase-II) at the cost of Rs4.548 billion. Secretaries of relevant sector, members of P&D Board, Head of relevant departments and other senior representatives of the relevant provincial departments attended the meeting.