Lahore: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP)-Punjab has approved eight primary and secondary health sector development schemes at an approximate cost of Rs. 11,241.21 million.
These schemes were authorized at the 23rd PDWP meeting of the current fiscal year (2020-21) chaired by the Planning & Development Board, Abdullah Khan Sumbal, released recently.
The ratified development schemes involved ‘up-gradation of 20-bedded RHC in Uch Sharif into 60-bedded THQ-level hospital’ at the cost of Rs. 537.7 million; ‘up-gradation of 40-bedded THQ hospital in Minchanabad to 100-bedded hospital’ at Rs. 373.011 million; ‘construction of 20-bedded Trauma Centre & Revamping of THQ hospital in Pattoki’ at Rs. 278.882 million; ‘construction of 20-bedded surgical ward at THQ Chunian’ at Rs. 130.304 million; ‘construction of 10-bedded emergency ward at THQ hospital in Lalamusa’ at Rs. 71.976 million; ‘up-gradation of 70-bedded THQ hospital in Kharian to 100-bedded hospital’ at Rs. 209.359 million; ‘provision of missing facilities at THQ hospital Naushera’ at Rs. 250 million; and ‘establishment of 400-bedded new DHQ hospital in Hafizabad’ at Rs. 9,389.978 million.
P&D Provincial Secretary Imran Sikandar Baloch also accompanied the briefing, all planning & development board members, provincial secretaries of the departments concerned, Senior Chief (Coord) Javed Latif, Assistant Chief Coordination Shahid Idrees, and other senior representatives of the local relevant departments.
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