Pakistan

Rs360.908m earmarked for Information and Broadcasting Division

Written by The Frontier Post

ISLAMABAD (APP): Federal Government has allocated Rs 360.908 million for Information and Broadcasting Division under the Public Sector Development Programme 2020-2021.

According to the budget document released on Friday, the government has specified Rs 300 million for nine ongoing schemes and Rs 60.908 million, including Rs 50 million foreign aid for one new scheme of Information and Broadcasting Division.

For modernization of camera and production equipment of PTV, Rs 100 million have been allocated and for establishment of 100 KW Medium Wave Radio Station in Gwadar Rs 40 million have been earmarked. Rs 40 million each have been allocated for rehabilitation of Medium Wave services from Muzaffarabad (AJK)and replacement of Medium Wave Transmitter at Mirpur.

Rs 25.412 million have been earmarked for rebroadcast station, at Kharan (Balochistan). For only new scheme of the division, a pilot project DTMB-A-Digitalization of Terrestrial Network of PTV (Chinese Grant in Aid) Rs 60.918 million have been allocated out of which Rs 50 million is foreign aid and Rs 10.908 million local component.

Govt allocates Rs991.424m for 14 law & Justice Division projects

The federal government has allocated Rs 991.424 million for nine ongoing and five new projects of Law and Justice Division in the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP 2020-21).

According to PSDP, an amount of Rs 861.242 million has been earmarked for nine ongoing projects out of which Rs 350 million would be utilized for construction of Federal Courts Complex, tribunal at Lahore.

Similarly, Rs 189.020 million were allocated for construction of Islamabad High Court, Rs 133.402 million were allocated for construction of camp office for federal Shariat court at Peshawar.

Rs 86.938 million were allocated for construction of federal courts complex, tribunal at Peshawar, Rs 20.777 million were allocated for automation of federal courts located at federal courts complex at Islamabad, Rs 15 million allocated for construction of Session Division (East&West) at G-11/4 Islamabad.

An amount of Rs 24.800 million was allocated for construction of Supreme Court of Pakistan, Branch registry at Karachi, Rs 39.305 million allocated for strengthening of planning and monitoring unit in Ministry of Law and Justice and Rs 2 million has allocated for establishment of video link facility between Supreme Court of Pakistan, Islamabad and provincial branch registries.

The government has also allocated Rs 130 million for five new projects of law and justice division included Rs 58.326 million for up-gradation and expansion of data center of Wafaqi Mohatsib (Ombudsman) Secretariat, Islamabad, Over Rs 33.858 million were allocated for installation passengers lift and provision of Diesel generating set at SCP Karachi registry. Rs 17.490 million also was allocated for replacement of existing 01-No Passenger lift at Supreme Court of Pakistan building Islamabad whereas Rs 11.188 million were allocated for installation of solar energy system at SCP Karachi registry and Rs 9.320 million were allocated for implementation of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) system in Islamabad.

Govt allocates Rs4,527 m for Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training

The Federal Government has allocated Rs 4,526.096 million under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for ongoing and new schemes of the Federal Education and Professional Training for the fiscal year 2020-21.

According to the budget documents, a total of Rs 4,171.096 million has been earmarked allocated for ongoing schemes and Rs 355 million new schemes of the Education Ministry.

Among the ongoing schemes, Rs 1,100 million has been allocated for establishment of Directorate General of Religious Affairs (DGRE), Rs 200 million each for setting up Islamabad Model College for Boys G/13-2, and Islamabad College for Boys G-15, Rs 100 million for up-gradation of Islamabad Capital Territory high schools, and Rs 86.800 million for the establishment of National Curriculum Council (NCC) Secretariat.

Among the new schemes, Rs 150 million has been earmarked for introducing Matric-Tech Pathways for Integrating Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and Formal Education, Rs 100 million for provision of Leftover Infrastructure in Islamabad Model College for Girls, Bhara Kahu Islamabad, and Rs 60 million for Pilot Project on Improving Recruitment and On-Boarding of Teachers in FDE (Federal Directorate of Education) Schools.

Rs 1580 million allocated for Defense Production Division

The federal government has allocated Rs 1579.140 million for the two ongoing schemes of Defense Production Division under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2020-21.

According to the latest data of PSDP 2020-21 released by Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform on Friday, the government has earmarked Rs 421.339 million for Installation of Ship Lift and Transfer System and Associated Machinery and Equipment to Provide Docking and Repair Facilities to Surface Ship, Submarine and Commercial Vessels of upto 7,781 Tonnage (Karachi).

Similarly, Rs 1157.801 million have been reserved for Infrastructure Up gradation of Karachi Shipyard and Engineering Works (KSEW).

Rs 53.897 mallocated for projects of Narcotics Control

An amount of Rs 53.897 million has been allocated in Public Sector Development Program (PSDP, 20-21) for seven various projects of Narcotics Control Division.

According to the PDSP document, an amount of Rs 9.522 million and Rs 1.429 million has been allocated for acquisition of land for ANF set up at Jiwanai and Loralai respectively. Likewise, an amount of Rs 11.085 million has been allocated for construction of Single Men Barrack at Pasni and Rs 9 million for feasibility of Model Addiction Treatment and Rehabilitation Center Islamabad.

An amount of Rs 2.385 million, Rs 12.176 million and Rs 8.3 million has been allocated for three various projects including proposal for PC-II and construction of ANF police station Panjgur, construction of ANF Regional Directorate Balochistan and ANF Special Investigation Cell Islamabad, respectively.

Govt allocates Rs 47802.175 million for projects of Cabinet Division

The federal government has allocated Rs 47802.175 million under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for ongoing and new schemes of Cabinet Division for fiscal year 2020-21.

According to the PSDP issued here on Friday, Rs 28581.635 million has been allocated for the ongoing projects undertaken by the Cabinet Division.

The allocation for ongoing projects include Rs 19.528 million for Construction of Aiwan-e-Sayahat in F-5/1, Islamabad (Feasibility), Rs 126.026 million for Facilitation of Tourism in Islamabad – Marketing Promotion, Rs 3000.000 for Greenline Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS), Karachi, Rs 11.309 million for Improvement / Rehabilitation of Different Roads, Streets including Water and Sewerage System in Various Districts under KMC, Rs 650.000 for reconstruction of Mangho Pir Road from Jam Chakro to Banaras, Karachi (SIDC) (Karachi Package), Rs 350.000 million for reconstruction of Nishtar Road and Mangho Pir Road, Karachi (SIDC) (Karachi Package), Rs 384.000 million for Rehabilitation and Upgradation of Existing Fire Fighting System of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (Karachi Package) and Rs 40.772 million for upgradation and strengthening of Cabinet Division’s 6 Aviation Squadron for Relief Operations and Enhancement of Security Islamabad , and Rs 24000 million for Sustainable Development Goals achievement Programme.

The federal government has allocated, Rs 19220.540 million for the new schemes in PSDP 2020-21 which will be undertaken by the Cabinet Division.

The allocation for new schemes of Cabinet Division include Rs 500 million for Construction of Interchange over Malir Link Road to M-9 at KM 13+050, Rs 44.036 million for Construction of Road over Malir Bund from Dada Bhoy Town / Expressway upto Limits of PNS Mehran, District East, Karachi (Remaining Portion), Rs 1373.441 million for Development Schemes under Prime Minister’s Programme in Sindh – Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas Divisions, Rs 1886.243 million for Establishment of Community Health Clinics in Different Districts of Sindh, Rs 1009.520 million for Improvement / Rehabilitation of Different Roads / Streets including Water & Sewerage System at Various Main Roads and Union Councils, District Hyderabad (City & Latifabad), Rs 217.910 million for Improvement / Rehabilitation of Different Roads / Streets including Water & Sewerage System at District East, Karachi, Rs 62.320 million for Improvement / Rehabilitation of Different Roads / Streets including Water & Sewerage System in District Korangi, Karachi, Rs 124.750 million for improvement / Rehabilitation of Different Roads / Streets including Water & Sewerage System in Various Union Councils of District Central, Karachi, Rs 1319.290 million for Improvement / Rehabilitation of Different Roads / Streets including Water & Sewerage System in Various Union Councils of District Central, Karachi, Rs 606.390 million for Improvement / Rehabilitation of Different Roads / Streets including Water & Sewerage System in Various Union Councils of District East, Karachi, Rs 1451.350 million for Improvement / Rehabilitation of Different Roads / Streets including Water & Sewerage System in Various Union Councils of District Korangi / Malir, Karach, Rs 986.660 million for Improvement / Rehabilitation of Different Roads / Streets including Water & Sewerage System in Various Union Councils of District South & West, KMC, Rs 155.960 million for Improvement / Rehabilitation of Different Roads / Streets including Water & Sewerage System in Various Union Councils of District West, Karachi, Rs 95.430 million for Improvement / Rehabilitation of Different Roads / Streets, CC Flooring & Sewerage in District South, Karachi, Rs 450.000 million for Installation of RO Plants in Taluka Dahli, Taluka Chachro and Taluka Nagarparkar of Tharparkar District, Rs 7950 million for Operationalization of Green Line BRTS and Installation of Integrated Intelligent Transport System Equipment, and Rs 681.240 million for Providing Water Supply, Sewerage Lines, CC Topping, Solar Lights in Various Wards / UCs of Nawabshah, Mirpurkhas and Sukkur District.

Govt. allocates Rs 14758.436 mln for Interior Division’s in PSDP-2020-21

The government on Friday allocated Rs 14758.436 million for various ongoing and new projects of the Interior Division in Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the Year 2020-21.

A sum of Rs 6634.824 million has been specified for various ongoing projects while Rs 8123.612 million for new schemes in the PSDP 2020-21.

An amount of Rs 400 allocated for capacity enhancement of CAF-Management of western border by raising eight additional wings for frontier corps Balochistan (North), Rs 400 million capacity enhancement of FAF-Management of western border by raising of HQ frontier corps Balochistan (South), Rs 439 million capacity enhancement of FAF-Management of western border by raising seven additional wings for Frontier corps Balochistan South, Rs 699.182 million construction of accommodation for 4x wings at Gorgona, Painda Cheena Doorga and Shilman Khyber Agency, Rs 550 million construction of Accommodation for headquarter frontier corps south, Rs 600 million construction of model prison at H-16 Islamabad, Rs 200 million construction Korang river and Rawal lake water treatment Islamabad , Rs 697.485 million provision of security infrastructure in Malakand, Swat and other areas and Rs 300 million sewerage and water supply schemes in ICT.

Under new schemes, an amount of Rs 800 million construction of Korang Bridge and PWD underpass, Islamabad, Rs 300 million revamping of cyber crime wing, FIA, Rs 400 million feasibility for conduction of water from Indus water system at Tarbela dam to the cities of Islamabad, Rawalpindi including R.C.B and C.C.B (Phase-1), Rs 3154.671 million land acquisition for conduction of water from Indus water system at Tarbela dam to the cities of Islamabad, Rawalpindi R.C.B and C.C.B (Phase-1), Rs1000 million construction of 10th avenue, Islamabad, Rs 300 million construction of flyover and approaches at railway line Sihala and Rs 500 million development infrastructure in UC Sohan, Rajwal Town, Chak Shahzad, Saidpur, Noorpur, Shahan Malpur, Kot Hathial (North) Kot Hathial (south) Phulgran, Pind Bgagwal and Kuri Islamabad.

Govt allocates Rs 660.116 mln for five MoD projects

The government on Friday has allocated around Rs 660.116 million for three ongoing and two new projects of the Ministry of Defence.

According to the Public Sector Development Programme 2020-21, around Rs 570.116 million were allocated for three ongoing schemes of the ministry where Rs 1003.270 million was the total estimated cost of the three ongoing schemes and around Rs 433.154 million were spent till June 30, 2020.

The maximum amount was allocated for Procurement of 3 Nos. Latest Printing Machines for Modernization of Survey of Pakistan which was Rs362.353 million where the total estimated cost of the project was Rs 453.241 million and Rs 90.888 million were spent till June 30, 2020.

Around Rs 120.315 million were allocated for the Construction of Office Complex including Boundary Wall for SOP Lahore where the total estimated project cost was Rs 359.625 million and Rs239.310 million were spent till June 30, 2020.

The least allocation for the ongoing schemes was made for Establishment of FG Degree College for Boys at Kohat which was Rs 87.448 million, Rs 102.956 million were spent till June 30, 2020 and the total estimated cost of the project was Rs 190.404 million.

The government has allocated Rs 90 million for two new schemes of the ministry where Rs 25 million was allocated for Feasbility of NIHD Center of Excellence in Prevention, Cardiovascular Research and Development (NEPCARD) against the total estimated project cost of Rs 25 million where Rs 25 million were spent till June 30, 2020.

The Feasibility Study for Establishment of National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) for Pakistan programme was allocated Rs 65 million against Rs 90 million of the total estimated project cost.

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