LAHORE, February 10:The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party approved three development schemes of various sectors with an estimated cost of Rs. 10,464.548 million.These schemes were approved in the 22nd meeting of Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) of current fiscal year 2020-21 presided over the Chairman Planning & Development Board Abdullah Khan Sumbal.
Provincial Secretary P&D Imran Sikandar Baloch, all Members of the Planning & Development Board, Provincial Secretaries of concerned departments, Senior Chief (Coord) Javed Latif, Assistant Chief Coordination Shahid Idrees and other senior representatives of the relevant Provincial Departments also attended the meeting.
The approved development schemes included as Establishment of 200 Bedded Mother & Child Hospital at Ghalla Godam Multan at the cost of Rs. 2,253.095 million, Remaining Land Acquisition for Greater Thal Canal (GTC) Project (Revised) at the cost of Rs. 8,181.453 million and Establishment of Public Financial Management Unit (PFMU) and Program Support Unit (PSU) in Finance Department and P&D Board respectively under Punjab Resource Improvement and Digital Effectiveness (PRIDE) Program. Chairman P&D Board, Mr. Abdullah Khan Sumbal emphasized on the effectiveness of health-related initiatives by Punjab government during current fiscal year.
He mentioned that there has been an urgent call for revitalizing primary health care in order to meet health challenges and government of Punjab always prioritize health concerns of its people.