November 19, 2021
            Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar chaired the 68th meeting of the cabinet committee for finance and development at his office on Friday and approved to upgrade police prison vans with a supplementary grant of Rs. 71 million. The chief secretary, ACS, chairman P&D, secretary finance, secretary primary and secondary health and others attended the meeting. 
           The meeting approved Rs. 30.80 million grant-in-aid for sports associations along with approving the revision of PC-1 for remodelling of Ammar Chowk airport road Rawalpindi. The inclusion of a drainage scheme valuing Rs. 30 million of a suburban village of Sargodha in ADP 2021-22 was approved. The meeting accorded approval to include a dual carriageway scheme from Syedwala Chowk Bosan Road to Head Muhammadwala in Multan in ADP 2021-22 and approved Rs. 1184 million for it. Provision of bulldozers for repair and maintenance of roads in Barthi area of Koh-e-Suleman was also approved. Meanwhile, the upgradation of BHU Kuntraila to RHC in Gujar Khan tehsil along with its inclusion in ADP 2021-22 and approval of a supplementary grant of Rs. 120 million was recommended by the participants. It also approved the release of funds for newly constructed boys primary schools in Basti Dangu union council Barthi and Basti Khayaniwhet union council Barthi in tehsil Koh-e-Suleman. It was further decided to constitute a ministerial committee to finalize MoU with the Balochistan government for establishing a health facility in the Rakhni area of Balochistan by the Punjab government. 
            The CM directed to expedite work to timely complete public welfare schemes and made it clear that every effort would be made to serve the masses.