Lahore: According to press reports, the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) is awaiting Prime Minister Imran Khan’s clearance for the PKR 2 billion Revive Lahore project.
The “Revive Lahore” initiative is a joint effort of the City District Government and the LDA that includes road beautification and anti-encroachment efforts in important areas of the city. The authorities will brief the Premier on the projects that are expected to receive approvals this fiscal year.
The project includes the renovation and building of 29 roadways, according to the specifics. The following is a full breakdown of the project’s specifics:
PKR 386.1 million will be spent on the construction of three corridors in Aziz Bhatti Zone, and two corridors each will be constructed in Shalimar Wahga Zones.
- PKR 252.1 million will be spent on the construction of two roads in the Ravi Zone
- PKR 476.7 million will be spent on the construction of seven roads in the Nishtar zone
- An unspecified amount will be spent on the construction and rehabilitation of 4 roads in Smanaabad Zone and 5 roads in Data Gunj Buksh Zone
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Furthermore, the administration will also rehabilitate existing roads in the city with road markings. The authority has asked for the said amount in the ongoing fiscal year 2021-22 budget.