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ISLAMABAD: Central Development Working Party in its meeting held in Islamabad with Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan in the chair, has approved seven projects worth 24 billion rupees.
Three projects are related to Energy, and one to Environment, Governance, ICT and Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan each.
These projects include additional Sources of Supply to Jaranwala Road Grid station worth 5787.32 million, "30.4 MW Jagran-1 Hydropower project, District Neelum , AJK of 4306.875 million rupees, Strengthening, Up-gradation and ISO certification of Karachi Laboratories Complex at HDIP Operations Officer, of 440.812 million rupees, Installation of Weather Surveillance Radar at sukkar of rupees 2522 million, Blended Virtual Education Project for Knowledge Economy of 5990.26 million, Rehabilitation of Affected Population Residing along LoC Phase-1 of 3614.980 million rupees and Capacity Building on water Quality Monitoring SDG 6 worth 1275.913 million rupees.
Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan, senior officials from Planning Commission and federal ministries/divisions also participated in the meeting while representatives from provincial governments participated through video conference.
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