Government decided to allocate Rs. 5 billion for the construction of facilities long LoC in AJK

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Muzaffarabad:(Parliament Times)     Federal Government has decided to allocate Rs. 5 billion for the construction of facilities in the areas along with the Line of Control (LoC) in AJK. Priority sectors are – missing health facilities, rural access roads, shell-proof community bunkers, and creation of Disaster Management infrastructure.

A stakeholders’ Meeting was held the other day regarding implementation methodology, the establishment of the Project Coordination Unit (PCU) and the formulation of Project Document (PC-1) for LoC. Project area will be divided into following categories to establish priority – within 1 km, 3 kms and 5kms of LoC. As per the strategy, District Administrations have started collecting data already.

Secretary State Disaster Management Authority, Special Secretary Health, Divisional Commissioners, Member (M&C) BoR, DG Local Government, Deputy Director Local Government, Member Implementation BoR, Secretary Board of Revenue, Director Planning Electricity, Director Planning Health, Planning officer Local Government and Assistant Secretary (I) BoR participated in the meeting.