Rs.3380.274 mln released for various water projects in 1st quarter

Funds of Rs 39.371 mln released for Commerce Division projects

ISLAMABAD, Oct 13 (APP): The government has released Rs.3380.274 million out of total Rs.31,716.370 million allocated for various water projects in Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 1st quarter of fiscal year 2016-17.
According to the Planning Commission data, an amount of Rs.1000 million was released for Kachhi Canal Project (Phase-I), Rs.600 million for Naji Gaj Dam (Dadu), Rs.100 million for Ranee Canal Phase-I-II and Rs.90 million for Normal Annual Development.
A sum of Rs.110 million was released for Makhi Farash Link Canal Project, Rs 90 million for Normal Annual Development Programme, Rs.80 million for lining of distributaries and Minors in Sindh, Rs.60 million for Kurram Tangi Dam, Rs.10 million Gomal Zam Dam, Rs.140 million for construction of Basool dam (Gwadar), Rs.100 million for construction of Small Storage dams (Sindh), Rs.200 million for construction of 100 Delay Action Dams in Balochistan and Rs.20 million for feasibility Study for Water Resources Development through construction of small and medium dams in Balochistan.
Similarly, an amount of Rs.200 million was released for raising of Mangla Dam Project, Rs.167.274 million for Re-construction of Shahi Kour Dam (Gwadar), Rs.180 million for Remodeling of Warsak Canal System in Peshawar and Nowshera and Rs.140 million for Remedial Measures to Control Waterlogging in Muzaffargarh.