ProPropertyNewsCapital’s Development Projects Outlined in Proposed Budget

Capital’s Development Projects Outlined in Proposed Budget

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Interior has proposed a development budget of Rs. 8 billion for the upcoming fiscal year, reflecting a decrease of Rs. 1 billion compared to the previous year.

Under the budget proposals for 2023-24, it has been decided to construct the headquarters of the National Counter-Terrorism Authority.

According to the documents, Rs. 110 million will be allocated for the purchase of land for the new project, which is valued at Rs. 248.1 million.

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Additionally, Rs. 110 million will be spent on a project aimed at enhancing security and facilities for foreigners.

The Islamabad Smart Car Safe Surveillance project will receive Rs. 112.7 million for its implementation.

The budget documents also outline plans for land revenue record management in rural areas of Islamabad, with a separate allocation of Rs. 360 million proposed for upgrading 163 regional passport offices.

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Furthermore, Rs. 300 million may be set aside for the enhancement of the biometric identification system.

Other projects mentioned in the documents include a feasibility report for a Metro bus facility in Bhara Kahu, Faizabad, and Rawat, as well as a sewerage, sanitation, and water treatment project in Islamabad, which is expected to cost Rs. 78 million.

The cyber-crime wing is slated for an upgrade with an allocation of Rs. 300 million, while Rs. 80 million will be designated for the FIA academy, hostel, and other facilities.

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Operational management of the New Islamabad Airport Metro Bus is budgeted at Rs. 268.5 million, and Rs. 700 million is earmarked for the construction of a modern jail in Sector H-11 Islamabad.

In Sindh, the establishment of 13 regional passport offices could receive an allocation of

The delayed project, pending since 2010, is estimated to cost Rs. 2.90 billion, with an allocation of Rs. 400 million planned for the construction of 10th Avenue in Islamabad.

Source: Samaa

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