Islamabad:The CDWP approved provision of equipment for five
PAEC cancer hospitals of worth Rs 1.2 billion with FEC 1.1 billion
. Federal Minister for Planning ,Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal
directed Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) officials to fast
track work on this project and complete it by March 2018 keeping in
view the importance of the project .The project aims to procure
cancer related medical equipment for five of the PAEC centres
including two at Lahore ( CENUM & INMOL) and one each at Karachi (KIRAN),
Bahwalpur(BINO) and Islamabad (NORI) .
Overall, the CDWP approved seven projects worth Rs 6.9 billion,
including one project costing Rs 3.5 billion, which was referred to
the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC).
In addition it approved three positions papers and gave concept
clearance of two projects .
The meeting was chaired by Minister for Planning, Development and
Reform Prof Ahsan Iqbal, and was attended by senior officers of the
provincial governments and ministries concerned.
In higher education sector CDWP approved up gradation of National
Institute of Science and Technical Education (NISTE) Islamabad into
skill University costing Rs 1 billion with FEC 276 million . While
giving his observation Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal directed HEC
officials to develop a five year roadmap of the project and ensured
to promote vocational and technical education through this
University. The CDWP also approved two position papers including
overseas scholarship for Ms/M.Phil leading to PhD in selected
fields of worth Rs 14.5 billion and science talent scheme for 1800
young students phase -1 of worth Rs 1514 million.
The CDWP approved construction of official residence for speaker of
National assembly in Sector F-5/7 Islamabad of worth Rs 112 million
with direction to rationalize the cost . It also approved revised
project of extension of Intelligence Bureau Academy at H-11/1
Islamabad of worth Rs 401 million.
In water resource sector CDWP approved payment compensation to
affectees of Mirani dam by the flood of 2007 of worth Rs 3.5
billion .The CDWP approved provision of infrastructure in Quetta
industrial phase-IV of worth Rs 194 million
The CDWP approved widening / improvement of road from Ghumanwala to
Baigpur in NA -100 district Gujranwala of worth Rs 492 million. The
CDWP gave concept clearance of two projects including vocational
school in public private partnership project of Rs 497 million and
Pakistan agribusiness and agro-food industry dev -programme (PAAIAD)-
UNIDO of worth Rs 497 million. It also approved position paper of
public sector enterprise reform project of worth Rs 2.3 billion.