Rs 454.235 million earmarked for 17 broadcasting projects -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Rs 454.235 million earmarked for 17 broadcasting projects

ISLAMABAD, June 08 2005: The government has earmarked Rs 454.235 million for 17 information and broadcasting division projects in Public Sector Development Program (PSDP), 2005-06. Almost all the projects are ongoing except one new project, i.e, upgrading and advancement of technology phase-I worth Rs 6.360 million.

THE ONGOING PROJECTS INCLUDED:

-the replacement of electronic equipment (Rs 300m);

-expansion of educational TV channel PTV -2, Ph-III(Rs1m);

-TV production and transmission facilities for A.J &K(Rs1m)

RELAY STATIONS AT:

-Qila Saifullah (Rs15m),

-Umerkot (Rs15m),

-Orakzai (Rs4.390m),

-South Waziristan (Rs4.3216m)

-Mohmand agency (Rs4.390m),

-Ziarat (Rs1m),

-Pooran (Rs11.850m),

-Besham (Rs8m),

-Skargarh (Rs30m),

-Buner (Rs8m) and

-Kund Bangla (Rs8m).

Other projects include: 100 KW MW transmitter and broadcast house at Turbat (Rs27.629m),and change-over from 35mm films to digital video, BF building Islamabad (Rs8.4m).

Besides this, Rs6.360m would be spent on upgrading and
advancement of technology phase-I.
Source: Business Recorder
Date:6/8/2005