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Sindh okays Rs6.47bn development schemes

The Sindh Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) on Tuesday approved schemes worth Rs6.47 billion for works and services, agriculture, irrigation, transport and mass transit special initiative.

The meeting, presided by Planning and Development Board Chairman Muhammad Waseem, approved two schemes in the irrigation department.

These include construction of stone pitching/retaining wall of Rohri Canal near Ranipur worth Rs149 million. Another seven schemes were approved in works and services department.

These include construction of road from Chachro to Khinsar at a cost of Rs508.5m. Three schemes were approved in the agriculture department, including lining of water courses in district Tando Allahyar worth Rs858.7m.

A special initiative scheme, five local government schemes and a mass transit scheme were also okayed in the meeting along with transport and mass transit projects.

The chairman ordered timely completion of the schemes to facilitate the people of Sindh.

Newspaper. Sindh okays Rs6.47bn development schemes. Dawn, October 11, 2017.

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