Islamabad: The Federal Government in a bid to uplift the socio-economic status of women in rural areas, to provide safe drinking water to the citizens of the Twin Cities, and to build a General Hospital Tarlai have decided to initiate five projects.
According to media reports a water treatment plant is to be established at Korang River and Rawal Lake at a cost of Rs 400 million to ensure uninterrupted supply of clean drinking water to the populace of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
According to Budget documents a sum of Rs 820 million were proposed to be allocated for the said projects.
A General Hospital will be established at Tarlai to afford equal health care service to the rural population of Federal Capital. Rs 200 million have been proposed to be allocated for the said hospital that will likely lessen the burden of patients, coming from the rural vicinities of Islamabad, in Capital Hospitals. (Polyclinic, PIMS and Capital Hospital).
Similarly, in order to empower the women of rural areas, Women Development Center at Tarlai at a cost of Rs 59.80 million will be built whereas to build a Healthcare Center at Karpa a total of Rs 24.386 million have been allocated.
Recommendations have been made to allocate Rs 150 million for improvement in parks and play grounds through horticulture.