The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) approved 15 projects worth Rs 169.2 billion, pertaining to transport, communication, and construction sectors.
The meeting of CDWP was held under the Chairmanship of Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Jahanzeb Khan. Senior officials from Planning Commission and Federal Ministries were present in the meeting. The representatives from provincial governments also attended the meeting through video links.
Three projects, titled Construction Rehabilitation Improvement, Widening of Chitral Ayun Bumborate Road and Rehabilitation and Upgradation of Awaran Jhzaljoo Road and Feasibility Study and Transaction Advisory Services for Peshawar Greater Railways were approved by CDWP. The projects cost Rs 7022.580 million, Rs 7412.7222 million, and Rs 64.934 million respectively.
A project, pertaining to energy, titled, 500/132 kv Allama Iqbal Industrial City, M-3 Industrial city Grid Station for supply to power to SEZ in FIEDMC, costing Rs 6649.01 million was approved by the meeting.
A project, related to environment, titled, Pakistan Hydro-Met and Climate services Project, worth Rs 9600.00 million was also given approval by the CDWP.
A project, titled Mainstreaming, Acceleration and Policy Support for Sustainable Development Goals in Gilgit Baltistan worth Rs 200 million was also approved in the meeting.
Three projects, tilled Upgradation of DHQ and THQ Hospitals in AJK under the Covid-19 Responsive and other Natural Climate Control Program, Upgradation of THQ Hospital Jaranwala District, Faisalabad, and Upgradation of Atomic Energy Medical Centre Phase-II Karachi, costing Rs 1102.64 million, Rs 287.818 million and Rs 2329.640 million respectively were approved by the meeting.
Two Projects, titled Feasibility and System Definition Study of Pakistan Remote Sensing Synthetic Aperture Radar Satellite System and Advanced System for Pak Sat-IR Ground Control Segment, costing Rs 275 million and Rs 879.212 million were also given approval.
A project titled, Pak-China Technical and Vocational Institute at Gwadar, worth Rs 2099.262 million was approved in the meeting. Three projects, titled, Establishment of Joint Border Market at Cabd, Chedgi Panjgoor, and Mand, Kech Baluchistan, all costing Rs 300 million were approval by CDWP.