Federal Budget 2019-20: Over Rs 13 billion allocated for Health Sector

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The federal government has allocated an amount of Rs 13376.558 million in budget 2019-20 for completion of 32 new and 13 ongoing health sector projects under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP).

According to budgetary document, an amount of Rs 6809.445 million has been allocated for on-going schemes while Rs 6567.113 million has been allocated for new health schemes.

An amount of Rs 3000.000 million has been allocated for Prime Minister National Health Programme (Phase II) while an amount of Rs 2206.000 million has been allocated for Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) Islamabad.

Rs 456 million earmarked for Defence Division

The federal government also earmarked Rs 456 million for different ongoing and new development schemes of Defence Division under the PSDP 2019-20.

According to the latest data of PSDP 2019-20 released by Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform on Tuesday, the government has released Rs 410.367 million for four ongoing schemes, including Rs 208.235 million for Procurement of 03 Nos. Latest Printing Machines for modernization of Survey of Pakistan. While Rs 80.632 million have been allocated for Construction of Office Complex including Boundary Wall for Survey of Pakistan Lahore, Rs 61 million for Procurement/Construction of 06 * Maritime Patrol Vessels MPVs for PMSA and Rs 60.500 million for Establishment of FG Degree College for Boys at Kohat.