Prime Minister chairs meeting of the ECNEC

August 29, 2017

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chaired meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) at PM Office in Islamabad today.

ECNEC approved following development projects :-

1. Construction of New 132 kv Grid Station and transmission Lines project by SEPCO at a total rationalized cost of Rs. 12,699.4 million

2. Distribution of Power Project aimed at expanding distribution network of SEPCO to meet growing demands in districts of Sukkur, Jacobabad, Shikarpur, Larkana, Ghotki, Qamber, Kandhkot, Dadu, Naushero Feroze, Khairpur, Benazirabad and Jamshoro at a total rationalized cost of Rs. 3825.16 million.

3. Energy loss Reduction Project to reduce technical losses resulting from the distribution conductors and equipment due to poor power factor in various districts of Sindh costing Rs. 10,514.51 million. The project includes construction of new 11 kv lines, re-conducting of 11 kv lines, installation of 37 capacitors, replacement of overloaded transformers, construction of new transformers sub-stations, energy meters and replacement of earthing.

4. Expansion of scope and coverage of Prime Minister's National Health Program at a total rationalized cost of Rs. 8,072.479 million.

5. Construction of Chitral - Garam Chashma - Doraha Pass Road at a total rationalized cost of Rs. 8314.355.

6. Dualization and improvement of old Bannu road measuring 83 km at a total rationalized cost of Rs. 17,230.00 million.

7. Dualization and improvement of Pindi Gheb - Kohat road at a total rationalized cost of Rs. 18,700.00 million.

8. Change in financing modalities of construction of Lahore-Sialkot Motorway at a total rationalized cost of Rs. 45,382.00 million