PKR 319.56 Billion Released for Social Sector, as of now

The Federal Government has so far granted Rs. 319.56 billion for different social sector uplift projects. A breakdown of the funds in detail is available.

Under the Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) 2020-21, it is said that the Federal Government has so far granted Rs. 319.56 billion for different social sector uplift projects.

Details of these funds include:

  • Rs. 207.17 billion for federal ministries
  • Rs. 87 billion for corporations
  • Rs. 25.25 billion for special areas
  • Rs. 750 million for the Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (ERRA)

It is further said that the total PSDP allocation for ERRA for the year 2020-21 is Rs. 1.5 billion. It is also added that Rs. 55.2 billion out of PSDP allocation of Rs. 118.67 billion has been released for the National Highway Authority, Rs. 31.8 billion out of Rs. 158.3 billion for the National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC), and Rs. 45 billion out of Rs. 81.2 billion for the Water Resources Division.

More details of the funds released include Rs. 14 billion out of allocated funds of Rs. 29.4 billion to the HEC and Rs. 175 million out of Rs. 350 million to the Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority.

It is also informed that Railways Division has received development funds of Rs. 11.7 billion, the Interior Division Rs. 7.38 billion, and the National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination Division Rs. 7.4 billion. The Revenue Division has got Rs. 4.6 billion, and the Cabinet Division Rs. 38.2 billion.

Finally, the government also issued Rs. 13.99 billion out of PSDP allocation of Rs. 27.24 billion for development projects in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Rs 11.26 billion out of Rs. 25 billion for Gilgit Baltistan projects.

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