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10 development projects approved in Islamabad.

ISLAMABAD, 07 April , 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration on Tuesday approved 10 new projects for the development of rural areas of Islamabad with an estimated cost of Rs 1701.963 million. The formal approval was given in a high level meeting of Islamabad Development Working Party held here under the chairmanship of Chief Commissioner ICT Fazeel Asghar which approved in principle. The meeting was attended by the officials of Planning and Development Division, engineers, Pak PWD, Deputy Financial Advisor, Ministry of Interior, Deputy Commissioner ICT Asadullah Faiz, Director Development/ Finance Mrs Anita Turab and other officials of ICT Administration. The new development project relating to construction of a District Headquarter Hospital at Tarlai, Islamabad at an estimated cost of Rs 1522.235 million was discussed at the meeting and it was decided that the project is approved in principle with the condition that its design will be re-checked alongwith estimate and land issue will also be resolved. Chief Commissioner ICT Fazeel Asghar also directed that designer company PEPAC should also give a briefing to him regarding the design of the project and cost of the project alongwith officials of Pak PWD. After re-checking of design and estimated cost of the project and resolving the land issue with CDA, it will be submitted to the Ministry of Interior after developing consensus by the IDWP for onward submission to the planning commission division for approval by the ECNEC . The meeting also approved construction of Basic Health Unit with staff accommodation at Golra Sharif at an estimated cost of Rs 17,000 million. The BHU will be completed in 2 years and it will also cater the health services to a large population of Golra. The meeting also approved Revised PC-1 relating to construction of Basic Health Unit with staff accommodation at Tarnol at an estimated cost of Rs 22.940 million. It will also be completed in 2 years and Pak PWD will be the executing agency of this project. The meeting also approved the Revised PC-1 relating to strengthening of Civil Defence Department ICT by establishing the Warning Operational Centre with creation of Diving Squad at an estimated cost of Rs 38.376 million. Completion period of this project is 3 years. The meeting also approved the up-gradation and rehabilitation of 10 Women Community Centres in Rural Areas of Islamabad at an estimated cost of Rs 10.000 million. It will be completed in 3 years. Meeting also approved PC-11 for Survey and Feasibility Study for the project of establishing Polytechnic Institute(Boy and Girls) at Rural Development Markaz Tarlai, Bhara Kau and Sihala. It will be completed in 8 months at an estimated cost of Rs 0.500 million. The meeting also approved the project relating to promotion of improved farming practices in Islamabad with the condition that its estimated cost Rs 39.500 will be re-checked and reservations of planning commission will be resolved. The meeting also approved the project relating to water conservation and agricultural development in Islamabad with the condition that estimated cost of Rs 37.766 million will be re-checked and it will be shown to the Planning Commission. The meeting also discussed the project relating to consultancy services for national programme of Water Courses in ICT at an estimated cost of Rs 4.500 million. It will be completed in one year. The project was given a post facto approval. Meeting also discussed a project relating to installation of road lights from Abbasi road to graveyard at Phulgran and road from Talhar More to the turning of Talhar and it was decided to approve the project with the condition that its estimated will be re-checked alongwith other specifications. It will be completed in 6 months. Chief Commissioner ICT Fazeel Asghar directed the concerned officials to ensure the completion of projects within stipulated time and ensure the quality of work . He said that the government was giving top priority to development of rural areas and bringing them at par with the developed one. Fazeel Asghar said that development schemes like health care,education.rural roads and drinking water supply facilities will be given preference and priority and these schemes will improve the quality of life and standard of living of the people.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Apr 7, 2009
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