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Govt. allocates Rs.142 billion for energy sector

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Staff Report ISB: Federal Minister for Finance, Ishaq Dar while presenting budget 2015-2016 in National Assembly, promulgated to allocate Rs. 142 billion for energy sector in a bid to end load shedding by year 2017. He said that, "The work is in progress to add 7000 MW to national grid besides another 3600 MW through LNG based power plants." Karachi nuclear power plants, Dasu, Diamer Bhasha Dam projects are also underway to account for menace of energy crisis, he added…Read More

Punjab allocates Rs 13.16b for agriculture, livestock sectors

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Punjab government has allocated a sum of Rs 13,160 million collectively for the agriculture and livestock and dairy development sectors for the year 2014-15 against the allocation of Rs 7,974 million in 2013-14. As per budget documents, the allocation for agriculture is Rs 7,960 million while for the livestock and dairy development it has been proposed to allocate a sum of Rs 5,200 million for the year 2014-15. Agriculture and livestock have immense economic potential…Read More

HEC allocates Rs2.5b to varsities for research

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STAFF REPORT ISB: State Minister for Education, Baligh-ur-Rehman has informed the Senate that the total funds allocated by the Higher Education Commission to Public Sector universities for research purpose during last five years were Rs 2.50 billion. He said that the Higher Education Commission should be a federal subject to promote quality education at higher levels. Responding to a question during the question hour, Baligh-ur-Rehman said that only the Sindh Assembly had passed an Act on…Read More

Govt allocates over Rs3.111 billion for S and T, higher edu

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The government has specified Rs 1311.348 million under Public Service Development Program (PSDP) for 2012-13 for the 66 ongoing and new projects of science and technology research division.According to the budgetary documents, Rs 80 million have been embarked for the provision of safe drinking water including establishment/upgradation of 24 water quality monitoring laboratories, installation of 24 demonstration water filtration plants, and assessment survey of all existing…Read More

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