Lahore: The Punjab government has approved funds for the feasibility study of Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme (NPHP), a news source reported. The Housing Department had put in a request for these funds earlier.
The feasibility study for NPHP is part of the six uplift schemes approved for urban and tourism sector development. These schemes are expected to incur a total cost of over PKR 64 million. The 15th meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP), of the current fiscal year, publicly announced the said development. Planning and Development Chairman Habib-ur-Rehman Gilani presided over the meeting.
The feasibility studies, along with the detailed design and preparation activities of PC-1s, will be conducted for NPHP in different parts of Punjab. The meeting approved funds for NPHP work in Chishtian, Lodhran, and Renala Khurd.
The Chishtian housing project will receive funds worth over PKR 2 million. Meanwhile, housing projects in Lodhran and Renala Khurd will get funds amounting to over PKR 3 million each.
For the tourism sector, the meeting approved funds for
- Feasibility study to identify new tourist sites in Koh-e-Suleman
- Feasibility study for development of Kotli Sattian as a new tourist destination
- Feasibility study for establishing a tourist resort near Namal Lake, Mianwali
The Koh-e-Suleman project is expected to cost over PKR 21 million, while the cost of Kotli Sattian project will amount to more than PKR 20 million. The Namal Lake resort will cost over PKR 13 million.