LAHORE -- The Punjab government Tuesday approved the supplementary grant for Smart Integrated City Control Centre for district Nanakana Sahid besides lifting ban on hiring the technical cadre officials in special branch. The approval was given in the 23rd meeting of Standing Committee of Cabinet for Finance chaired by Punjab Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakhat. Provincial minister for industry and commerce Mian Aslam Iqbal, advisor to chief minister Dr Salman Shah, Chief Secretary Punjab Azam Suleman, Chairman Planning and Development Hamid Yaqood Sheikh and other officials of departments concern attended the meeting.
The meeting also approved the sharing of the Fisheries department in accordance with the KP in Mianwali Chesma link canal, bypass road construction between Dajkot Samnudri to Canal Rekh Branch Dajkot, inclusion of Wazirabad Cardiology Institute in IRMNCH and N in ongoing annual development plan, construction of hostels for teachers and students in D G Khan Teaching hospital, release of funds for Anomal Hospital Lahore, and resale of funds for maternity ambulances in the deprived areas.
The meeting orders the social welfare department to justify the appointment on vacant seats, reasons of increase of PKLI cost, performance of Safe City Authority along with its overall financial plans.
The minister instructed the departments keep the standing updated on increase of cost of ongoing development projects besides submit...