Rs 550 billion allocated for development programme in Punjab Budget 2016-17

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 13 (APP): Rs 550 billion have been allocated for development programme and Rs 18 billion have been earmarked for Energy projects while Rs 40 billion have been allocated for irrigation in the Punjab Budget 2016-17.

According to a private news channel, Rs 13.49 billion would be allocated for Higher Education while Rs 0.9 billion will be allocated for Special Education.

For School Education, Rs 22.62 billion have been set aside abd Rs 9 billion have been set aside for the repair of damaged school buildings.

Rs 6 billion each has been set aside for the laptop scheme and for the
provision of facilities at schools.

For industries, Rs 3.83 billion have been allocated.