Over 76b released for NHA projects under PSDP till Feb end
ISLAMABAD: The government has released over Rs76.843 billion for under-construction projects of National Highway Authority (NHA) under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) in the current fiscal year out of the total allocation of Rs154.966 billion till end of February.
An official source told APP that for the construction of Hakla-Dera Ismail Khan Motorway, the total allocation of Rs18,500 million was made out of which Rs16,500 million had already been released.
For four-lane bridge across Indus River linking Layyah with Taunsa including 2-lane approach road and river training works having 24 km length, a total amount of Rs2,250 million had been allocated out of which Rs1,500 million had been released, he informed.
He further said for the construction of 18.3 km six-lane highway from Kala Shah Kaku to Lahore Ring Road including over Ravi River (Lahore Eastern Bypass) a total of Rs2,590 million had been earmarked which had already been issued.
The official said for land acquisition, affected Properties Compensation and Relocation of Utilities for Construction of 6-Lane Highway from Kala Shah Kaku to Lahore Ring Road (18.3 KM) including bridge over Ravi River (Lahore Eastern Bypass) Rs1,250 million had been allocated which had been released.
He said Rs700 million set aside for land acquisition, affected properties compensation and relocation of utilities for construction of Hakla to Dera Ismail Khan Motorway had already been issued.
He said Rs1931.980 million had been earmarked for construction of 29.1 km Burhan-Havelian Expressway (E-35) out of which Rs1,150 million had been issued whereas out of Rs5,000 million allocated for construction of Faisalabad-Khanewal section of M-4, Rs750 million had been released. – APP