On Tuesday, Punjab caretaker Chief Minister (CM) Mohsin Naqvi made a series of public welfare project announcements for the city of Gujranwala. He did so while presiding over the first provincial cabinet meeting at the Commissioner’s Office in Gujranwala.
In addition to building 24 new classrooms for DPS Gujranwala, the projects will also create a vegetable market and Guwala Colony in the city. In addition, plans to build a Panjab University campus in Daska and two demonstration cemeteries in Gujranwala were approved.
Naveed Haider Shirazi, Commissioner of the Gujranwala Division, updated attendees on the status of various social service initiatives being carried out in the region. In an effort to help farmers, the cabinet of Punjab agreed fixing the minimum support price of wheat at Rs4,000 per maund.
One other choice made was to provide more money to the families of government workers who die on the job. The cabinet also greenlit the provision of funding for the formation of an endowment fund for the welfare of artists, meant to encourage worthy artists.