Budget 2021-22: PTI govt allocates Rs102.6 billion for power sector under PSDP

07:35 PM | 11 Jun, 2021
Budget 2021-22: PTI govt allocates Rs102.6 billion for power sector under PSDP

ISLAMABAD – PTI govt sets aside Rs102.607 billion for various ongoing and new schemes of power sectors under Annual Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for Year 2021-22.

A sum of Rs 83.533 billion has been allocated for various ongoing projects while Rs19.074 billion for new schemes in the PSDP 2021-22.

A sum of Rs22 billion has been earmarked for installation of 2600 MW Coal Fire Power Plant, Rs 5,500 million for evacuation of Power from Suki Kinari Hydro power Project, Rs 8,500 million for evacuation of power from 2160 MW Dasu Hydro power Project, Rs 5,933 million for 500 KV Islamabad West (NTDC), Rs 2,282 million for evacuation of power from Tarbela 5th Extension, Rs 1,700 million evacuation of power fro from 1224 MW wind Power Plants (Jhimpir), Rs 1,400 million from enhancement in Transmission Capacity of NTDC system, Rs 1200 million for construction of new 220 KV Guddu-Sibbi Single Circuit, Rs 2,600 million for 500 kV HVDC Transmission System (CASA-1000), Rs 2,350 million for 500 KV Faisalabad New (NTDC), Rs 1,500 million for 500 kV Lahore North (NTDC and Rs 1,500 million for up-gradation of NTDC's Telecommunication.

An amount of Rs 5,000 million has been allocated for Interconnection of Isolated Makran Network (QESCO), Rs 1,000 million for 20 Kv Swabi sub division, Rs 2,000 million 220 KV Dera Ismail Khan-Zhob Transmission line, Rs 2,500 million for 220-KV Mastung, Rs 1,300 million for 220 KV Mirpur Khas Grid Station and Rs 640 million for 500/220 KV Sialkot Substation.

Similarly, under new scheme, a sum of Rs3,000 million has been set aside for 500 KV Allama Iqbal Industrial city while funds were also allocated for other new projects. 

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