Govt earmarks over Rs4bln for Climate Change Division

ISLAMABAD, Jun 9 (APP): The government has earmarked an amount of Rs 4050 million for various ongoing and new schemes of the climate change division in the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the financial year 2023-24.

According to the budgetary document released on Friday, out of the total allocation, the government allocated the complete amount of Rs 4050 million.

Under the ongoing schemes, the government had allocated Rs 3,950 million for three ongoing schemes including Rs 26.5 million for capacity building on water quality and monitoring and SDG (6.1), Rs 20.95 million for Climate Resilient Urban Human Settlements Unit and Rs 3,902.55 million for a revised project of Up-scaling of Green Pakistan Programme.

Under the new schemes, a sum of Rs 100 million was allocated to the Pakistan Bio-safety Clearing House (Pak-BCH) for GMOs Regulation.

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