ISLAMABAD-The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) will consider today (Monday) projects approximately worth Rs 171 billion including Position Paper of Ministry of Water Resources for Flood Protection Sector Project-III of NFPP IV.

The CDWP will be meeting here to discuss projects related to water resources, information technology, health, energy and government of Sindh, official source told The Nation here Sunday.

According to the source, the CDWP will discuss Position Paper of Ministry of Water Resources for Flood Protection Sector Project-III of NFPP IV. The project is sponsored by the Ministry of Water Resources to be completed with the cost of Rs 95.980 billion.

The forum will consider the project of Ministry of Information Technology for the establishment of IT Park in Karachi. The total cost of the project is Rs 31.200 billion.  The concept clearance proposal for Sindh Early Learning Enhancement through class room transformation (SELECT) will also be discussed by the forum. The project is sponsored by government of Sindh with an estimated cost of Rs 28.326 billion.  

The CDWP will consider two projects of health sector which include establishment of 250-bedded mother and child hospital Sialkot and the revised PC-I for the establishment of Child Health Care Institute Sukkur. The establishment of 250 bedded mother and child hospital Sialkot is sponsored by government of Punjab and the estimated cost of project is Rs 4.971 billion. The establishment of Child Health Care Institute Sukkur is sponsored by government of Sindh and will cost Rs 7.311 billion.

The energy sector has two projects which include 220 KV Quaid-e-Azam Business Park Grid Station for provision of electricity to PIEDMC Special Economic Zone. The project is sponsored by Ministry of Energy and will cost Rs 3.628 billion which also includes foreign exchange of Rs 1.819 billion. A position paper for the electrification of Village Dera Bugti will also be considered by the CDWP. The project is sponsored by government of Balochistan and it will cost Rs 717.71 million. The forum will consider the compliance of CDWP decisions regarding Covid-19 active response and expenditure support program CC-8.