CDWP approves 2 development projects worth Rs 7.87 billion

Government of PakistanCDWP approves 2 development projects worth Rs 7.87 billion

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting presided over by the Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Mohammad Jehanzeb Khan on Friday approved two development projects with a cost of Rs 7.87 billion after the detail discussion.

The Additional Secretary Planning, Members Planning Commission MoPD&SI, Senior Officials from Federal Ministries/Divisions participated in the meeting. Representatives of Provincial P&D Departments and Special Areas also attended the meeting through video clink.


Projects related to energy, physical planning & housing sectors were considered in the meeting.CDWP approves 2 development projects worth Rs 7.87 billion

A project related to Energy sector namely “Construction of 220kV Transmission Line (28km) along with 2nd Circuit Stringing of 132kV Transmission Line from Jiwani to Gwadar (94km) Revised” worth Rs. 4540.010 million approved by the forum.

The project is proposed to be financed through the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP).

The main objective of the power sector is to provide uninterrupted power supply to the consumers of all categories and to improve the commercial viability of the power sector as a whole.

QESCO vision is to provide and maintain fault free high voltage system with minimum possible losses and expenditure. The proposed project involves the construction of the grid stations.

The proposed scope of associated work is 132kV (AIS) grid station Jiwani. 1 x 132 kV Line Bay facing Jiwani – Gwadar Circuit. 132kV (AIS) grid station Gwadar (old) 1 x 132 kV Line Bay facing Gwadar (old) – Jiwani Circuit. Transmission Line: 1. 220/132kV Transmission Line from GABD to Jiwani (zero Point) (30 KM) (NTDC Portion) Construction of 2nd Circuit Stringing of existing 132 kV SDT Jiwani – Gwadar (old) Transmission Line (94KM) (QESCO Portion).

A project related to Physical Planning & Housing sector presented namely “Gravity Based Safe Drinking Water Supply System in Havelian Abbottabad Khyber Pakhtunkhwa” worth Rs 3336.20 million approved by the CDWP after detail discussion.

The sponsoring agency of the project is the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government.

The financing Mode of the project is KP share of Rs 1296.20 million where the KOICA share (Grant in Aid): US$ 12.00 million.

The scope of the project includes: i. Land Acquisition, construction of approach roads, utilities such as water supply, electricity etc. ii. Design of water supply system iii. Construction of water supply system iv. Provision of equipment for operation of water treatment plant v. Capacity building for the personnel of water supply system vi. Strengthening of research and policy making capacity on water supply system.

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