Last update: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09am

Budgets: Etc


The Universal Service Fund Company (USF Co) Board of Directors on Wednesday approved Rs 13 billion budget for financial year, 2016-2017 to ensure coverage of Telecommunication and Internet facilities in far flung areas of the country, it is learnt.
The district council of Mardan has unanimously passed the annual budget, with a total outlay of Rs 9.314 billion for the financial year 2016-17, while 980 million rupees have been set aside for development projects in the budget. District Nazim Himayatullah Mayar presented the development budget in the district council that was passed by majority of the members of the council. District Naib Nazim Asad Ali chaired the district council meeting.
The Governing Body of Lahore Development Authority approved annual budgets of LDA and its subordinate agencies Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) and Traffic Engineering Planning Agency (TEPA), for the fiscal year 2016-17, here, Thursday. Total resources of LDA, WASA and TEPA have been estimated as Rs 93.48 billion out of which Rs 80 billion have been earmarked for development works in the provincial metropolis as well as the three districts of Sheikupura, Nankan Sahib and Kasur.
The Syndicate of University of Veterinary and Animal Science Lahore on Wednesday approved Rs 3.02 billion budget for the financial year 2016-17. Chairing the 44th syndicate meeting, Vice-Chancellor Meritorious Professor Dr Talat Naseer Pasha said that focus will be on applied research and development projects for further improving the quality of education and services at the university.
A meeting of the Governing Body, Employees Social Security Institute (ESSI), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chaired by Provincial Minister for Labour and Mineral Development, Anisa Zeb Tahirkheli has approved a budget of Rs 670 million for the ESSI for the year of 2016-17.
KMC Administrator Laeeq Ahmed while exercising powers of KMC Council approved Rs 26,789.616 million budget of KMC for fiscal year 2016-17 showing expected revenue estimates at Rs 26,789.616 million and expenditures estimates at Rs 26,686.109 million with a surplus of Rs 103.507 million. Metropolitan Commissioner Samiuddin Siddiqui, F.A Rehan Khan, Director Budget Mehmood Baig and Director Council Ghufran Ahmed & other officers were also present on this occasion, said a statement on Monday.
The University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF) Finance and Planning Committee on Saturday approved Rs 9109.290 million university budget for the financial year 2016-17. The 73rd meeting of the committee was chaired by UAF Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan at Syndicate Room in which Treasurer Umer Saeed Qadri presented the budget before the house.