Rs. 33,206.033 mln released for water projects so far

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 2 (APP):The government has released a sum of Rs 33,206.033 million for various water resource projects under annual Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for fiscal year 2019-20 so far.

According to the data of Planning Commission, an amount of Rs 85,727.359 million was allocated for various water resource sectors in the current fiscal year.

A sum of Rs 8,000 million has been released for Diamer Basha dam (Dam part), Rs 3309.154 million for Diamer Basha dam (Land Acquisition & Resettlement), Rs 3302.402 million for Kachhi Canal Project Dera Bughti, Rs 1321.780 Lower Indus Right Bank Irrigation & Drainage Project (RBOD-1) and Rs 500 million for construction of 100 dams in Balochistan.

Similarly, an amount of Rs 8510.036 million for Mohmand dam (Dam Part), Rs 750 million has been released for Balochistan Effluent Disposal into (RBOD-I, RBOD-III), Jafarabad, Rs 550 million for construction of Basool dam (Ormara), Rs 201.20 million for construction of Khazeena dam Zamri, Rs 300 million fro construction of small dams in Sindh, Rs 250 million for construction of Small dams in District Mansehra, Rs 672.500 million for Garuk Storage dam Kharan, Rs 1065.825 million for Remedial Measures to Control waterlogging (Muzaffargarh) and Rs 300 million for raising of Baran Dam Bannu.