Govt unveils “Gwadar Development Package”

By Yasir Habib Khan | Gwadar Pro Oct 31, 2022

GWADAR, Oct. 31 (Gwadar Pro)-Government has unveiled the “package of development plan” to improve the educational system, health infrastructure, road connectivity, fisheries, water and power in the district of Gwadar.

Under the development package for Gwadar district, Rs. 700 million has been allocated to build and repair classrooms for students. In Pishkan, Rs. 10 million for the construction of Boys intermedia college and Rs. 140 million for the construction of multi-purpose halls and libraries have been earmarked.

In order to revamp the Basic Health Units (BHUs) and Regional Health Centers in Gwadar health care system, the government has laid down Rs. 365 million. To make potable water available, Rs. 380 million for water lines, water supply schemes and water tanks has been set aside. Besides, Rs. 75 million has been allocated for the construction of new playgrounds and their maintenance.

To upgrade the fishery setup, the government has been developing two fish harbours in Ormara and Jewni. In terms of improving road infrastructure, Rs. 900 million has been earmarked to construct linking roads from Makran Coastal Highway to numerous villages of Gwadar. Meanwhile, Rs. 700 million has been placed for connecting arteries from M8 to villages.

The government has also allocated Rs. 155 million for the road between coastal highway and Kanda civil and Rs. 75 million for the road between Dagaro Nagoor and Adam Bazar.

The government has been spending Rs. 250 million only for Gwadar City, Lawmaker Mir Hammal Kalmati said. He also claimed that even for minorities, the government has allocated Rs. 13 million on the boundary wall to fulfill aspirations of the Hindu community. He said that GDA is all set to handover Gwadar hospital to the Indus Hospital on 1st November.

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