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CDWP Approved 01 Project Worth Rs. 3.72 Billion and Recommended 01 Project Worth Rs. 89.56 Billion to ECNEC for Further Consideration.

Dated : 12 April 2021

At a CDWP meeting presided over by Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan, cleared One development project with a cumulative estimated cost of Rs. 3.72bn & and recommended one project worth Rs. 89.56bn to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further consideration.

Secretary Planning Hamed Yaqoob Sheikh, senior officials from Planning Commission and Federal Ministries/Divisions also participated in the meeting while representatives from Provincial Governments participated through video conference.

Projects related to Agriculture, & Food & Climate Change and Physical Planning & Housing were presented in the meeting.

A project related to Agriculture, & Food & Climate Change presented in the meeting namely “ Village Rehabilitation Programme (VRP) under Umbrella program of COVID-19 responsive and other natural clematis control program, sub component No. 3 National Program for Water & Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) & sub component No.4 National Program for Improvement in Local Infrastructure Livelihood” worth Rs. 3720 million approved by CDWP. The project envisages to provide 54615 household surveyed in 101 Union Councils of 05 districts, development of a comprehensive MIS/Dashboard, safe drinking water supply schemes and Latrines to the poor households, Brick pavements schemes along with sanitation drains.

A project related to Physical Planning & Housing presented in the meeting namely “Punjab Rural Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Project” worth Rs. 89560 million referred to ECNEC for further approval. The project aims to provide integrated WASH infrastructure development to almost 2000 villages, to provide safely managed drinking water and improved sanitation facilities to the rural population in 2000 selected villages, rejuvenate the existing water suplly and sanitation infrastructure, to support the institutional reform, educate and raise awareness about behaviors etc.