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APP
June 11, 2019

Budget 2019-20: Rs128.016 mln allocated for National History and Literary Heritage Division

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APP
Tue, Jun 11, 2019

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has allocated an amount of Rs128.016 million for various new and ongoing schemes of National History and Literary Heritage Division under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2019-20. 

According to PSDP the government has allocated an amount of Rs118.016 million for the ongoing schemes and Rs10.000 million was allocated for new schemes of National History and Literary Heritage Division.

In ongoing schemes, the government has allocated an amount of Rs 14 million for the construction of Auditorium at Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) at Islamabad, Rs13.500 million for the construction of office building, Conference Hall, Guest House, Committee Room Library at PAL Provincial Office and an amount of Rs22.835 million allocated for the digitalization of rare Books and manuscripts collection of National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad.

The government has also allocated an amount of Rs21.338 for the installation and operation of municipals waste water treatment plant at peripheral area of Mazar-e-Quaid, Karachi, Rs10.610 for the mapping of historical and religious sites in Pakistan, Rs11.644 allocated for the preservation, restoration and presentation of Rawat Fort, Islamabad and an amount of Rs24 million was allocated for the up-gradation of National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad.

In new scheme, the government has also allocated an amount of Rs10.000 million for the construction of Regional Office of Pakistan Academy of Letters at Quetta.