October 17, 2019: Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Thursday, presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, approved 09 projects worth Rs.40 billion and recommended 02 projects worth Rs. 55.5billion to ECNEC for consideration.
Senior officials from federal and provincial governments were also present in the meeting. Projects related to Energy, Science & Technology, Health and Water Resources were presented in the meeting.
Five projects related to Energy were presented in the meeting. The first project was “Establishment of Regional Grid in Gilgit- Baltistan Phase-1” worth Rs. 4959.187 million was approved by CDWP. Third project “220 Kv Nawab Shah Substation” worth Rs 6291.80 million was also approved in the meeting. Fourth project of Energy was “220 Kv Larkana New substations” worth Rs. 6449.40 million was also approved in the meeting. Fifth project of energy titled “Procurement of 220 Kv Mibile Grid station along with the Emergency Recovery of System and 500 Kv shunt Reactors for Emergency Services” worth Rs. 6978.95 million was approved by CDWP. Sixth project titled “220 Kv swabi Substation” worth Rs. 6399.84 million was approved in the meeting.
A project related to Science & Technology namely “Pakistan Research Reactor-3” worth Rs. 4671.050 million was approved by CDWP. Another project of Science & Technology was “Establishment of Campus, National University of Technology (NUTECH) Islamabad” worth Rs. 2878.610 was also got approval in the meeting.
Three projects related to Health were presented in the meeting. First project titled “Strengthening and up-gradation of the Nursing and Midwifery sub sector within the health sector in Pakistan” worth Rs. 27908.545 million was recommended to ECNEC. Second project of was “Establishment of Safe Blood Transfusion Service Project Phase-11” worth Rs. 863.367 approved in the meeting. Third project “Establishment of Medical Device Development Canter at National University of Science & Technology (NUST) Islamabad” worth Rs. 331.12 were also approved by CDWP.
A project related to Water & Resources titled “National Program for Enhancing Command area in Barani areas of Pakistan” worth Rs. 27526.369 million was recommended to ECNEC.