ISLAMABAD: The government has allocated Rs. 790.881 million for various ongoing schemes of industries and production division under Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP), 2015-16.
According to budgetary document released here Friday, no new scheme was introduced for the upcoming year and the amount has been allocated for 18 ongoing schemes of industries and production division.
Among the ongoing schemes, Rs. 60 million have been allocated for development project of Pakistan Gems and Jewelry Development Company whereas Rs 26.683 million have been allocated for establishment of 0.2 MDG intake and brine disposal system for desalination plants at Gaddani, Jiwani and Pasni.
The government has allocated Rs. 25 million for establishment of Bostan Industrial Estate Bostan phase-I while for establishment of Castor Oil Solvent Extraction Plant at Uthal District Lasbela, an amount of Rs 5 million has been set aside.
Similarly, the government has earmarked Rs. 17.53 million for establishment of CFC for silk cluster, Swat Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Rs 12 million for establishment of Chromite Benefication Plant at Muslim Bagh.
An amount of Rs 86 million was earmarked for establishment of design institute, especially for energy sector plants by up-grading existing design centre at HMC Taxila.
The government allocated Rs 16.50 million for establishment of gems and jewellery training and processing center Muzaffarabad while Rs 42.25 million for establishment of infrastructure in Quetta industrial and trading estate phase-II.
For Sialkot Business and Commerce Centre (SBCC), Sialkot, the government allocated Rs 241.27 million while for Hyderabad Engineering Support Centre (HESC) an amount of Rs 50 million has been allocated.
The government has set aside Rs 50 million for Peshawar Light Engineering Up-gradation Centre for SMEs in Balochistan (LEUC) while Rs 50 million has been allocated for water supply scheme for HITE phase-II Balochistan, district Lasbella.