Sindh Govt allocates Rs329bn for development expenditure

KARACHI: The Sindh government allocates Rs329 billion for development budget of which  Rs222.5 billion will be earmarked for provincial annual development program (ADP) while Rs30 billion will be allocated for districts ADP for the following fiscal year. 

As per sources, a total of 3,315 uplift schemes are planned for Sindh; 1,645 ongoing projects will be completed while 1,670 new projects will be included in the ADP. 

According to the ADP for 2021/22, Rs17 billion will be allocated for irrigation,  Rs5 billion for the agriculture sector,  Rs15.5 billion for health, Rs26 billion for education,  Rs1.0 billion for minorities affairs, Rs35 million for human rights, Rs50 million for human settlement, Rs500 million for Auqaf, Zakat and Ushr and Rs5.0 billion for new development projects. 

In addition, Rs1.5 billion are proposed for Industries and Commerce,  Rs2.56 billion for Planning and Development, Rs200 million for Information, Rs350 million for Population Welfare, Rs175 million for Board of Revenue and Rs11 million for Cooperative department. 

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