RAJANPUR   -   Divisional Development Working Party (DDWP) approved seven new uplift projects at a cost of Rs 1.5 bil­lion for Dera Ghazi Khan division. The new projects included two of DG Khan, three of Muzaffargarh and two new schemes of Layyah districts. Or­ders were also issued to repair road cut damaged due to flood and restore traffic within a week.

Commissioner Liaquat Ali Chatta expressed these views while presiding over the video link meeting of the first divisional development working party of the financial year. Deputy Commis­sioner Muhammad Anwar Baryar and other officers were present. The com­missioner said that the speed of work will be accelerated on ongoing 433 projects during the current financial year, adding Rs 98 billion were be­ing spent on these projects. While reviewing the ongoing development projects, he ordered to accelerate pace of work at four districts of DG Khan di­vision including Rajanpur, DG Khan, Muzaffargarh and Leyyah.

Delay tactics will not be toler­ated and ordered not to leave any scheme unattended in the four dis­tricts. There will be no compromise on the quality of material in devel­opment projects. Instead of putting responsibility on each other, the de­partments should work together, he added. He asked the DCs to pay focus on the development projects after the flood. He also directed officials con­cerned to start OPD service in Cardi­ology Institute and to give priority to Tunsa and Women universities. 

Director Development Obaid-ul-Rasheed, SEs Sheikh Ijaz, Malik Jawad Directors Dr. Ahsan, Atta-ur-Rehman and others were present. It is perti­nent to mention here that the new schemes for Rajanpur district were not approved due to the recent flood there, adding new projects of public interest will be approved in Rajanpur district as well after the complete elimination of water and restoration of communication facilities.