Pervaiz Elahi dents education budget for Gujrat uplift projects

Punjab CM spares Rs20m from education budget for his native city’s water supply schemes

By: Ali Ramay
Published: 03:48 PM, 10 Jan, 2023
Pervaiz Elahi dents education budget for Gujrat uplift projects
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Punjab Chief Minister Pervaiz Elahi is all focused on uplifting his native city of Gujrat to a higher level and for the purpose he is bulldozing every obstacle on the way. 

The latest episode was surfaced on Tuesday as the chief minister made a big dent in the province’s education budget and released for Gujrat Rs20 million from allocated fund, meant for ensuring facilities to students in Punjab, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

As per documents, the Rs20 million were spared from funds allocated for setting up IT and science labs, and providing furniture. The funds were now heading for development projects especially the water supply schemes in Gujrat.

Punjab Finance Department has transferred the Rs20 million funds to the accounting of Housing Department. 

It may be mentioned here that so far the Punjab government had approved projects worth Rs1.20 trillion for Gujrat Division.

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Ali Ramay

Ali Ramay is a Senior Investigative Reporter associated with Pakistan's City News Network (CNN). He has been associated with the CNN group since 2013 and mainly covers investigative stories in departments under the Punjab Government.