Infrastructure Development

Construction of the Lahore Ring Road
The Lahore Ring Road (Northern Loop) work upto package-17 (Sui Gas Housing society) will be completed by 31-10-2011.
     
Establishment of Renewable Development Program
  • The Urban Renewable Development Program was launched for intermediate cities for the rehabilitation of roads in DG Khan, Sahiwal and Sargodha.
  • A Southern Package was launched for South Punjab. Under this package, forty road projects are underway worth over one billion rupees.
  • Major projects of urban water supply are underway in Lahore, Faisalabad and Rawalpindi.
     
Launch of Ashiana Housing Scheme
  • The Punjab Land Development Company (PLDC) was established in 2009 to respond with immediate effect in the areas of affordable housing, urban renewal, municipal services, land management, land development, and the development of economic zones (Industrial Cities).
  • The Ashiana Housing Scheme has been launched for low income families having all necessary modern facilities in Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Gujranwala cities.
     
Construction of Model Villages
The Model Villages are being constructed for the rehabilitation of flood affected refugees. For more information, visit the site.
 
Launch of Jinnah Abadis Scheme
  • This scheme provides 5 marla plots free of cost to homeless, poor people of rural areas.
  • Under this scheme, allotment Sanads will be given to eligible applicants with joint ownership of husband and wife.
  • 71,082 plots will be provided to the aforementioned beneficiaries. For more information, view division wise summary of allotted plots.

Lahore Bus Rapid Transit

Lahore Metro Bus is a bus rapid transit project of government of Punjab consisting of a 27-kilometers long route and 29 bus stations between Gajumata and Shahadra. The route covers dozens of commercial and residential localities along the main artery of city including Ferozepur road linking Jain Mander, Lytton road, MAO College, Civil Secretariat, Lower Mall, Shrine of Hazrat Data Ganj Baksh, Aiwan-e-Adal, Chowk Katchehry, Shahdra town and Ravi Road. The bus system uses e-ticketing and Intelligent Transportation System wand. 

Lahore Orange Line Metro

After the success of Metro bus system in Lahore and Islamabad, Punjab government under the visionary leadership of Shehbaz Sharif is bringing Orange Line Metro System in the city of Lahore. This is the biggest mass transit project and is first of its kind in Pakistan. After its completion, 250,000 passengers will be able to travel through it to their destinations every day through 27 train sets. It has a 27km long train track which has 26 high tech stations that will pass through densely populated areas of Lahore.