CDWP approves projects worth Rs 12.2 billion for improvement in higher education, science and technology sectors. Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has approved different project worth Rs 12.2 billion for improvement in higher education and science and technology sectors.
Deputy Chairman Planning Commission (PC) Sartaj Aziz has said it is first and foremost mission of government to ensure bright future for the young generation through education under government of Pakistan vision -2025 program.
The CDWP has accorded this approval in its meeting held here on Monday. Sartaj Aziz said strategy has been evolved in the meeting for extending the best educational facilities to women in the field of science and technology in different district besides constructing hostels for the girl students for their residential purpose in the educational institutions. Several important decisions were taken.
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) presented a project for setting up sub campus of Faisalabad Agriculture University in Tehsil Dibalpur of district Okara at the cost of over Rs 889 million and it was approved in the meeting. The HEC also presented project valuing Rs 1.54 billion for fortifying and equipping the sub campuses of Sargodha university in Mianwali and Bhakkar with state of the art facilities which was also given yes nod in the meeting.
The HEC also presented projects for construction of educational infrastructure and hostel in Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Law university Karachi at the cost of Rs 763 million and provision of modern educational facilities and upgradation of Sindh Jamshoro university at the cost of over 1.61 billion and establishment of Federal Urdu university in Hyderabad Sindh at the cost of Rs 1.91 billion which were also approved.
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