CDWP Approves Construction Of 100 Small Dams In Balochistan Province

CDWP approves construction of 100 small dams in Balochistan province

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 5th Augst,2016) : The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved construction 100 small dams having storage capacity of 75,000 acres of water at a cost of Rs 8.52 billion in Balochistan province. The CDWP also approved establishment of a women university at a cost of Rs 880.60 million in Bagh district of Azad Kashmir. The meeting presided over by Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms,Ahsan Iqbal here also accorded approval for improvement of educational facilities in Peshawar University at a cost of Rs 820 million, up-gradation of Bio Technology Institute in Bahauddin Zakria University, Multan at cost of Rs.

580,80 million, provision of modren facilities at Balochistan university at a cost of Rs 1.5 billion and setting up of university campuses and sub-campuses in every district of the country under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework at a cost of Rs 4.30 billion. The meeting also approved Rs. 300 million for different projects in Qadirpur, District Ghotki and District Larkana besides approval of draft of Karachi bus rapid transit project and provision of facilities at the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore. Working papers related to physical planning for water reservoir, communication and education projects were also reviewed in the meeting. The CDWP forwarded the project for construction of 88 kilometers Lahore-Sialkot motorway to the Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC).