Over Rs166b re­leased un­der PSDP

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL - IS­LAM­ABAD—

The gov­ern­ment has so far re­leased over one hun­dred and sixty-six bil­lion ru­pees un­der its Pub­lic Sec­tor De­vel­op­ment Pro­gramme for var­i­ous projects against the to­tal al­lo­ca­tions of four hun­dred and forty bil­lion ru­pees for the cur­rent fi­nan­cial year.

Out of th­ese al­lo­ca­tions‚ over thirty-three bil­lion ru­pees have been re­leased for var­i­ous projects of Pak­istan En­ergy Com­mis­sion. Sim­i­larly‚ over twenty bil­lion ru­pees have been re­leased to Na­tional High­way Au­thor­ity for its projects.

Funds for dif­fer­ent projects of Na­tional Health Ser­vice Reg­u­la­tions and Co­or­di­na­tion Di­vi­sion‚ Pak­istan Rail­ways‚ Na­tional Food Se­cu­rity and Re­search Di­vi­sion‚ Min­istry of Petroleum and Na­tional Re­sources‚ Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Com­mis­sion‚ WAPDA‚ SUPARCO and other de­part­ments were also re­leased.

Over five bil­lion ru­pees have so far been re­leased for AJK‚ four point four seven one bil­lion ru­pees for Gil­git Baltistan and over nine bil­lion ru­pees for FATA and States and Fron­tier Re­gions.

The Plan­ning Com­mis­sion has been fol­low­ing a proper mech­a­nism for the re­lease of funds.—NNI

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