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Funds allocated for IT and Telecom Division in PSDP 2020-21,

  June 13, 2020     Ramsha Panhwar  funds ,  IT https://www.technologytimes.pk/2020/06/13/funds-allocated-for-it-and-telecom-division-in-psdp-2020-21/ Funds have been allocated for IT and the Telecom Division in PSDP 2020-21. The federal government of Pakistan has reserved Rs. 6672.984 million for the ongoing schemes as well as for the new schemes. Funds have been allocated for IT and the Telecom Division in PSDP 2020-21. The federal government of Pakistan has reserved Rs. 6672.984 million for the ongoing schemes as well as for the new schemes. interesting reading:    IT ministry develops Smart Office App for public sector offices. Funds have been allocated for IT and the Telecom Division in PSDP 2020-21. The federal government of Pakistan has reserved Rs. 6672.984 million for the ongoing schemes and the new schemes concerning the Information Technology (IT) and Telecom Division under the Public Sector Development Programme ( PSDP ) for the financial year 2020-21. An amount equal to Rs

Here are the highlights of PSDP for FY 2020-21

Business APP, Pakistan  June 12, 2020 Total outlay of the PSDP for the fiscal year 2020-21 is Rs1.324 trillion Reuters/Files ISLAMABAD: The federal government presented the budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 on Friday and allocated Rs1.324 trillion for the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP). Following are the highlights of allocations under the PSDP for various ministries and divisions for the FY 2020-21: - Total outlay of the PSDP for the fiscal year 2020-21 is Rs1.324 trillion — The share of federal PSDP is Rs650 billion while that of provincial PSDP is Rs674 billion. - Rs1320 million has been earmarked for Aviation Division. - Board of Investment will get Rs80 million. - Rs47,802 million have been earmarked for Cabinet Division. -The Climate Change Division will get Rs5,000 million. - Rs103 million have been set aside for Commerce Division. - Rs 254 million are allocated for Communication Division (other than NHA). Read more:   Govt sets total size of budget at Rs7.14tr - Rs

Game changer CPEC gets Rs21 bn for 2020-21

Ansar Abbasi June 14, 2020 ISLAMABAD: The Public Sector Development Programme for the year 2020-21 contains around Rs21 billion allocation for projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor - once considered a game changer... https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/672566-game-changer-cpec-gets-rs21-bn-for-2020-21 : The Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the year 2020-21 contains around Rs21 billion allocation for projects under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) - once considered a game changer for Pakistan. Except a few major road and rail projects under the CPEC, the PSDP does not allocate money for any significant scheme. There is no mention of any allocation for any of the much-discussed industrial zones, which were to be established under the CPEC to general industrial and economic growth of the country. The most conspicuous allocation under CPEC in the 2020-21 PSDP is for the construction of Zhob to Kuchlak Road, CPEC Western Corridor as Rs10 billion has been allocate

Quetta: Protests continue for the recovery of missing persons

Date:  13 Jun 2020 Author:  Admin 0 Current Balochistan  Hunger strike camp for the missing has completed 3987 days. Mir Badal Khan Baloch, a political and social activist from Wadh Khuzdar, Rasool Bakhsh came and expressed solidarity with families of missing persons. Voice for Baloch missing persons (VBMP’s) Vice Chairman Mama Qadeer Baloch while talking to the delegation on the occasion said that escalation of oppression are being inflicted on the Baloch nation by the Pakistani army and intelligence agencies. From the very beginning till today and in the days to come the oppression of the Pakistani army is increasing. The conscious people of the Baloch society are being selectively targeted and killed. There is no sign of human rights in Balochistan. Pakistani army and its reared death squads are busy in the abduction and killing of Baloch civilians. At present, there is not a single house in Balochistan where no one is missing or martyred. Every other house has suffered the same fat

Six persons ‘Forcefully disappeared by pakistani forces from Khuzdar

Date:  13 Jun 2020 Current Balochistan  The Pakistani army has moved six people from Khuzdar to an unknown location after detaining them. According to details, the Pakistani Army forcefully disappeared six youths from Goni, Kocha and Zabad area of Greeshag in ​​Khuzdar during raids and shifted them to an unknown location. Those missing after detention include Azum son of Dawood, Zahid son of Naik Muhammad, Rafiq son of Ali, Sattar son of Muhammad, Wazir son of Murad and Tariq son of Amin. It should be noted that several youths were also detained and disappeared by the army in Greeshag last month. Incidents of forced disappearances in Balochistan are being reported on a daily basis, where abductees include students, political activists, writers and people from other walks of life. Enforced disappearances and dumped bodies are not uncommon in Balochistan. Thousands of people have gone missing and hundreds of dead bodies have been found over the past two decades, most of them were reporte

Turbat: MPA’s Guard attacked BSO-Azad’s former CC member’s sister’s house

Date:  13 Jun 2020 Author:  Admin 0 Current Balochistan  The house of a senior student leader was attacked on Saturday. According to the details, The MPA’s security Gurad, Nabeel s/o Khurshid attacked the house of BSO’s former Central Committee’ (CC) member Tariq Imam’s sister. According to family sources, an FR has been registered against Nabeel son of Khurshid. Nabeel is Lala Rasheed’s bodyguard, MPA of rulling Party Baloch Awami Party (BAP). The house of aforementioned was also raided by the Pakistan army and paramilitary forces (FC) last year’s August. During the raid, Pakistani forces reportedly harassed the house members and looted the valuables. BSO-Azad is a student organization and supporting the Balochistan’s independence movement. Pakistan government has banned the organization in the country since March 2013. According to BSO-Azad, Pakistani intelligence agencies and security forces have abducted and killed hundreds of its members. “Zahid Baloch, ex-chairman and Zakir Majee

Gwadar port to be a node in global shipping: COPHC CEO

June 13, 2020 BEIJING, June 13 (APP)::Gwadar-related activities are progressing well as more than $ 250 million has been initially spent on port renovation with more investments in the pipeline, Zhang Baozhong, Chief Executive Officer of China Overseas Port Holding Company (COPHC) which operates Gwadar Port and Free Trade Zone said. In addition, new cranes have been added for unloading cargo along with works on the establishment of a business center, a desalination plant and sewage disposal systems, China Economic Net reported on Saturday. As for the necessity of desalination plants, they are needed to meet the acute scarcity of water and to meet future needs of the locals. Here, annual rainfall is less than four inches. The cost of desalination plant being built on priority basis by COPHC is Rs 1.95 billion. It will provide 5,000 gallons of water per day to people. Power supply is another important factor. In this area, the construction of a local 300-mw power, imported-coal-fired pla