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PM Imran Khan to announce Rs 446 billion development package for Sindh today

PM Imran Khan to announce Rs 446 billion development package for Sindh today
April 16, 2021

KARACHI (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan will announce a development package worth Rs 446 billion for Sindh during his day-long visit on Friday.

He will also visit the site of Ehsas Kafalat Program in Sukkur.

The package envisages construction of Nai Gaj Dam which will help irrigate 28,800 acres of land as well as 306-kilometerlong Sukkur-Hyderabad Motorway. 200,000 acres of land will also be rehabilitated which will create livelihood opportunities for the people.

Under the package,  gas supply will be ensured to 160 villages in the deprived districts of the province whilst provision of 30,000 annual electricity connections is also part of it. The package also envisages improving the electricity transmission system which will help reduce line losses and outages.

Education reforms are also part of the Sindh package under which the ratio of higher education will be brought to fifty two percent whilst for quality education teacher-student ratio will be brought at 1:20. Moreover, 14 passport offices will also be upgraded.