ISLAMABAD, Jun 06 (APP):The government of Pakistan has so far released Rs 94,791.269 million for development projects of National Highway Authority (NHA) out of the total allocation of Rs 154,966.835 million under its Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2019-20.
According to the latest data released by the Planning Commission, an
amount of Rs 20,000 million has been released for construction of a
motorway from Hakla near Tarnol Interchange on M-1 to Dera Ismail Khan.
For the construction of infrastructure and allied works for metro bus
services Peshawar Morr-New International Airport Islamabad, the amount
released so far was Rs 3533.661m million.
Similarly, the government also issued Rs 3500 million for construction
of blacktop road Yakmatch-Kharan via Dostain Wadh Khurmagai, whereas
for Rs 2590.589 million has been released for construction of a 6-lane
highway from Kala Shah Kaku to Lahore ring road.
For improvement, up-gradation, and widening of Jaglot-Skardu road, an
amount of Rs 8000 million has been released while for Lahore-Multan Motorway ( M-3) , the government released Rs 6500 million.
For the dualization of Indus Highway Sarai Gambila to Kohat Section,the amount released was Rs 6500 million whereas for dualization and improvement of Pindigheb-Kohat road Rs 3000 million were released.
An amount of Rs 2.5 billion was released for Peshawar Northern Bypass whereas Rs 2 billion have been released for Sukkur-Multan motorway.
The government also released Rs 3020 million for land acquisition of
For Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program( CAREC) Corridor Development Investment Programme Tranche-I Projects, Rs2400 million have been released which included 128 km Petaro -Sehwan Section, Peshawar-Dara Adam Khail section and 44 km Shikarpur-Ratodero section.
For construction of 106 km two-lane highway from Basima to Khuzdar, Rs
3200 million have been released. For construction of 4-lane bridge
across river Indus linking Layyah with Taunsa including 2-lane
approach road and river training works Rs 2000 million have been
Rs 2000 million have been issued for the construction of 118 km KKH
Phase-II Havelian-Thakot which forms part of China Pakistan Economic
For dualization & improvement of Old Bannu Road from Rs 2500 million
have been released. Rs 2500 million have been issued for improvement
and widening of additional 2-lanes on either side of Thokar Niaz Baig
to Hudyiara Drain on Multan Road in Lahore.
For land acquisition of Karachi – Lahore Motorway (Land Acquisition)
(CPEC) Sukkur-Hyderabad section of Motorway Rs 4699.989 million have
been released while for its construction Rs 2000 million were issued.
For land acquisition and affected properties compensation and
relocation of utilities for construction of Lahore – Sialkot
Motorway, Rs 1281.548 million have been released under the PSDP.
Rs 1200 million have been issued for land acquisition and resettlement
for China-Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC)- Islamabad-Raikot Section