Sindh approves Rs5bn schemes

Updated May 25, 2019

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A scheme was approved in School Education for up gradation of 230 middle schools to high schools. — AFP/File
A scheme was approved in School Education for up gradation of 230 middle schools to high schools. — AFP/File

KARACHI: The Sindh Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) on Friday approved four schemes worth Rs5.02 billion in a meeting presided over by Planning and Development Board Chairwoman Naheed Shah Durrani.

A scheme was approved in School Education for up gradation of 230 middle schools to high schools and 115 high schools to higher secondary schools at a cost of Rs4,082.4 million.

Two schemes were approved in Livestock and Fisheries which include surveillance and characterisation of circulating pathogens in poultry in Sindh and includes the Avian influenza containment programme which would be carried out in Karachi, Sukkur, Larkana, Hyderebad, Mirpurkhas, Tharparkar and Thatta at a cost of Rs299.9m.

A Public Health Engineering Deve­lopment (PHED) scheme for enhancement and augmentation of existing disposal work. The PHED scheme will cover construction of collecting tank including screening chambers, RCC nullah and CC blocks for various disposal works in Larkana at cost of Rs346.8m.

Published in Dawn, May 25th, 2019