Islamabad: The federal government on Saturday (May 16) shared the details on the funds released – PKR 562 billion from an allocated total of PKR 701 billion – for the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) 2019-20 projects, a news source reported.
The Ministry of Planning, Development, and Reform shared the finalised data and figures regarding the funds released and allocated. Under the PSDP 2019-20, the government has released PKR 237.8 billion for federal ministries, PKR 43.46 billion for special areas, and PKR 185.57 billion for various corporations. The Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority received PKR 270.47 million under PSDP 2019-20 against the total allocation of PKR 270.47 million.
Moreover, the government allocated PKR 53 billion during 2019-20 for security enhancement and has released PKR 49.73 billion so far. The government also released PKR 92.62 billion for Finance Division to manage the government’s ten years development programme. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) received PKR 28.27 billion against the total allocation of PKR 29 billion.
Furthermore, the government had allocated PKR 154.58 billion for the National Highway Authority (NHA), however, releasing PKR 167.70 billion so far. The government has also released PKR 8.67 billion for Railways Division, PKR 8.39 billion for Interior Division, PKR 8 billion for National Health Services Division, PKR 4.73 billion for Revenue Division, and PKR 34.16 billion for Cabinet Division. The government released PKR 27.11 billion for Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) and PKR 16.34 for Gilgit Baltistan (GB).