GUJRANWALA - The Gujranwala District government (GDG) presented its annual budget of Rs10.8 billion for the current fiscal year, 2012-13.
EDO-Finance Tariq Mahmood submitted the budget for approval in the meeting convened here for this purpose. DCO Muhammad Amin Ch, as administrator of the district government, presided over the meeting.
As per detail, Rs 600 million in the budget, has been allocated for the Education Department, while Rs500 million have been specified for development projects, Rs1 billion for health, Rs750 million for salaries of public servants and Rs100 million has been allocated for the construction of a parking plaza at the existing parking site at GT Road near Chowk Gondlawala.
Meanwhile, EDO-Health Dr Azhar Masood Bhatti conducted a raid and took into custody 52 cartons of medicines, substandard syrup and various other medicines here on Saturday.
Ali Goods Transports informed the Health Department that consignment did not carry the names and addresses of both the sender and the addressee.