NHA awarded Rs2,781.46mn for con­tracts in Balochis­tan

The Financial Daily - - NATIONAL -

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

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