NHA awarded Rs2,781.46mn for contracts in Balochistan
ISLAMABAD: National Highway Authority (NHA) had awarded Rs.2,781.46 million for 195 maintenance contracts in Balochistan under Annual Maintenance Plan (AMP) 2013-14.
An official of NHA informed Friday that NHA had allocated Rs. 2,551.82 million under Annual Maintenance Plan for Financial Year 2013-14 for maintenance of six nation- al highways in Balochistan having total length of 3,002 kilometres. He said that Rs 642.59 million were allocated for 97 Routine Maintenance projects while Rs 1,422.13 million were allocated for 10 Periodic Maintenance projects whereas Rs 412.13 million on 2 Rehabilitation projects.
The NHA official said that Rs 69.39 million were allocated for 14 Highway Safety projects, Rs 76.23 million for 29 Special Maintenance projects, Rs 18.00 million for 21 Emergency Maintenance projects and Rs 140.99 on 22 Bridge/Culvert structural maintenance projects. Uptill now an expenditure of Rs. 225 million has been made. However, all the works have been procured and under progress at different stages, he added.-APP