Ministry of Planning
Development & Special Initiatives
Public Awareness Campaign ON Corruption: "United Against Corruption for a Prosperous Pakistan....."
Safety Measures: "Public Awareness Messages to Avoid Covid-19 Pandemic..."

Press Release

It has been reported in certain sections of Press ...

Published : 22 October 2020

It has been reported in certain sections of Press that the new CPEC Au...


Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Spe...

Published : 22 October 2020

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asa...


CDWP Approved 02 Mega Projects of MoFE&PT worth Rs...

Published : 21 October 2020

Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting on Wednesday chaired ...


وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بند...

Published : 21 October 2020

وفاقی وزیر برائے منصوبہ بندی ترقی اور ...


Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress of Federal Education and Professional Training projects under PSDP .

Dated : 25 September 2020

Federal Minister for Planning Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting to review the progress of Federal Education and Professional Training projects under PSDP here in Islamabad on Friday. Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mehmood, Minister for Economic Affairs khusro Baktiyar, Parliamentary Secretary Wajiha Akram, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission, Secretary Planning, Secretary Education, and senior officials of the M/o PD&SI were also present in the meeting.

The issues/ bottlenecks of PSDP funded projects, of the M/o FE&PT were discussed thoroughly and way forward was agreed for each project.

While chairing the meeting Asad Umar said that Planning Commission has streamlined the process of authorization of PSDP funds for the Ministries / Executing agencies. In the first quarter of the PSDP 2020-21 , 20% of PSDP allocation of each Ministry were authorized in one go by M/o PD&SI so that the sponsors release and utilize the funds on time. This process will ensure speedy implementation of the projects and passing on the benefits to the public.


He made it clear that no compromise would be made on timely and quality completion of the development projects. In this regard, all the concerned authorities M/o FE&PT have to make sure that agreed timelines are strictly followed.