KP govt approves 25 uplift schemes worth Rs36bn

PESHAWAR: The 13th meeting of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) on Tuesday approved 25 uplift schemes of different sectors with an estimated cost of Rs36.08 billion.

The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Shakeel Qadir Khan, Additional Chief Secretary P&D Department, via video link.

As per details, the forum considered 28 schemes pertaining to water, health, Auqaf, Hajj & minority affairs, elementary & secondary education, higher education, revenue board, roads, transport and energy & power sectors, of which three schemes were deferred due to inadequate designs and were returned to the respective department for rectification.

Out of the 25 approved schemes, three belonged to the water sector, eight to health sector, three to Auqaf, Hajj & Minority Affairs, one each to elementary & secondary education sector and KP Board of Revenue, two to higher education sector, three to road infrastructure sector; and two each to energy & power and transport sectors.

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