ISLAMABAD (APP): The government has allocated Rs. 21357.41 million for various ongoing and new development projects for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan under Public Sector Development Programme for 2014-15.
According to the official budgetary document, Rs 9230 million for Gilgit Baltistan have been earmarked for the ongoing schemes. The ongoing schemes of Gilgit Baltistan include Rs 8200 million for Gilgit Baltistan (Block Allocation), Rs 500 million for construction of 14 MW Hydel Power Project Naltar-III and Rs 300 million for construction of 14 MW Hydel Power Project Naltar-V.
The government has allocated Rs 400 million for execution of new schemes for Kashmir Affairs including Rs 100 million for Mir Waiz Muhammad Farooq Shaheed Medical College, Muzaffarabad. While Rs 50 million have been allocated to Gilgit Baltistan for new scheme of establishment of Regional Grid, Gilgit Baltistan.