ISLAMABAD: As many as 610 development projects costing Rs 747 billion relating to all

sectors of the economy have been completed during the last three years.

According to official sources in the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms, out of total

610 completed schemes, 132 projects costing Rs 51 billion are in education, science and

technology and Information technology (IT) sectors.

Upto 32 projects with a total cost of Rs 9 billion were completed in health sector. The projects

which have been completed include Cardiac Surgery Facilities and Bone Marrow Transplant

Center at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Capacity Building of Teachers in ICT,

FATA, AJandamp;K and Punjab, Kohistan Area Development Project, Model Addiction Treatment

Center at Quetta and Islamabad, Federal Drugs Surveillance Laboratory, Islamabad, Bannu

Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy, Provision of State of Art Brachetherapy at

NORI Hospital, Islamabad, Hostel Building for 100 persons at NTB Complex, Islambad, Water

Supply and Sewerage Schemes at Layari, Project for Improvement of Financial Reporting and

Auditing (PIFRA), University Balochistan, Quetta, Strengthening of Balochistan, Quetta,

Strengthening of Balochistan University of Information and Technology and Management

Sciences, Quetta, Undergraduate Marine Science Laboratory at Lasbela, University of

Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences, Utyhal, Development of University of Malakand Dir,

Strengthening of Psychology University, Peshawar, Gomal University D.I. Khan, Development

of Malakand University, Chakdara, Frontier Women University in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,

Peshawar, Immediate needs of University of Science and Technology, Bannu, Abdul Wali Khan

University, Mardan, Poultry and Dairy Animals Training and Research Centers at new Campus

at Pattoki, Medical College, Sargodha University, Academic and Research Facilities of

Government College, University, Faisalabad, Mehran University of Engineering and

Technology, Strengthening of Infrastructure of Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, Post

Graduate Medical Sciences Research Centre at Dow University of health Science, Ojah Campus,

Karachi, Sukkur IBA, Sukkur, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad,

Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, Foreign Faculty Hiring, Qazi Ahmed Amri Bridge

package-III, Gwadar-Turbat- Hoshab (M-8) Section-I, Kalat-Quetta- Chaman (N-25), Khanewal-

Multan Inter District Road (Bosan Road), Old Shujabad Road, Realignment of KKH at Attabad

Lake, Zhob-Mughalkot Section N-50 Takhtbhai Flyover on Noshera Chakdara Dir Road,

Construction/Furnishing of High Security Block and Conference Hall at Ministry of Foreign

Affairs, Office Building of Ministry of Science and Technology, Sialkot Business and commerce

Centre, Rehabilitation of MW Radio Broadcasting Network, Safe City Islamabad, Rawalpindi-

Islamabad metro Bus Service and Garment City Companies, Lahore and Faisalabad and Expo

Centre, Lahore.

Owing to strict control and professional scrutiny of projects, Planning Commission has saved

about Rs 570 billion by way of cost rationalization which equal to one year PSDP.

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