Development in South Punjab

Inclusive growth and regional equity are important features of Development Program. Accordingly, a very high priority has been assigned to Southern Punjab.
Following are some of the important projects to be implemented in South Punjab:


  • Establishment of Khawaja Farid University of Engineering and IT Univeristy at Rahim Yar Khan (Phase-II)  (PKR. 370 Million)
  • Construction of additional classrooms in schools having highest enrollmen in DG Khan (PKR. 250 Million)
  • Construction of government building Sadiq Women University, Bahawalpur (PKR. 92 Million)
  • Construction of Mir Chakar Khan Rind University of Technology D.G Khan (PKR. 100 Million)
  • Construction of building of Ghazi University, D.G.Khan (PKR. 120 Million)
  • Construction of government building Special Education Centre, Khanpur District R.Y.Khan. (PKR. 25 Million)
  • Establishment of Government Degree College of Special Education D.G.Khan. (PKR. 37 Million)
  • Establishment of Cadet College at Khanpur, RY Khan (PKR. 142 Million)
  • Strengthening of Government Shadab Institute of Special Education Centre & Govt. School for Physically disabled children Multan. (PKR. 28 Million)


  • Establishment of Tertiary Care Hospital (Nishtar -II) Multan (PKR. 2500 Million)
  • Establishment of Emergency and OPD Block Teaching Hospital Dera Ghazi Khan (PKR. 250 Million)
  • Establishment of Gynae Block Teaching Hospital D.G.Khan (PKR. 241 Million)
  • Establishment of DHQ Hospital Multan (PKR. 30 Million)
  • Establishment of 200 bedded Mother & Child Hospital and Nursing College in District Layyah (PKR. 185 Million)
  • Establishment of 200 bedded Mother & Child Hospital and Nursing College in District Rajanpur (PKR. 185 Million)
  • Upgradation of THQ Hospital Taunsa, D.G Khan (from 100 to 190 bedded hospital) (PKR. 624 Million)
  • Upgradation of RHC Barthi into 60 bedded THQ Level Hospital Tribal area D.G Khan (PKR. 165 Million)
  • Expansion of CPE Institute of Cardiology, Multan (PKR. 600 Million)
  • Chief Minister's Stunting Reduction Programme for 11 Southern Districts of Punjab (PKR. 500 Million)
  • Provision of missing specialities for upgradation of DHQ Hospital to Teaching Hospital, D.G Khan (PKR. 500 Million)
  • Establishment of Medical College at Bahawalnagar (PKR. 500 Million)
  • Establishment of Teaching Hospital (Sheikh Zayed-II) Rahim Yar Khan (PKR. 500 Million)
  • Establishment of Children Hospital, Bahawalpur with Korean Assistance, Phase-I (PKR. 10 Million)


  • Ujala Program Punjab (PKR. 609 Million)
  • Solar solution for households in off-grid areas of South Punjab (PKR. 300 Million)


  • Horizontal Land Development in South Punjab (PKR. 800 Million)

Water Supply & Sanitation

  • Beautification of Taunsa Sharif including provision of street lights, tuff tiles, sewerage and water supply, tehsil taunsa, District DG Khan (PKR. 50 Million)


  • Rural Accessibility Programme (RAP) (PKR. 4970 Million)
  • Rehabilitation of metalled road from Zain to Bharthi including Pile Foundation Bridge over Nullah Sanghar, (Length 16 KM), District D.G.Khan (PKR. 431 Million)
  • Dualization of Road From Layyah to Chowk Azam Distric Layyah (PKR. 400 Million)
  • Widening / Improvement of road from Lodhran to Jalalpur - Pirwala connecting KLM via Bahadurpur, (Length 39.80 KM), District Lodhran (PKR. 287 Million)
  • Construction of Bridge over River Indus Near Miran Pur on Linking N-55 at Arbi Tiba with R.Y.Khan (Lenght 400 KM) RFT (PPP Mode) (PKR. 5 Million)
  • Dualization of Lodhran Kehror pacca, malsi Vehari, District Loadhran (Lenght 30KM) (PPP Mode) (PKR. 4 Million)
  • Dualization of Multan Vehari Road (PKR. 100 Million)


  • Establishment of University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences at Bahawalpur (PKR. 658 Million)
  • Provision of veterinary services and capacity building in District Rajanpur (PKR. 300 Million)

Regional Planning

  • Southern Punjab Poverty Alleviation Project (SPPAP) (PKR. 1762 Million)
  • Tribal Area Development Project, Dera Ghazi Khan (PKR. 800 Million)
  • Development Package for Cholistan (PKR. 821 Million)

Governance & IT

  • Punjab Police Integrated Command, Control and Communication (PPIC3) (PKR. 1000 Million)
  • Construction of infrastructure for public facilitation centers in Punjab (PKR. 18 Million)


  • Development of Bahawalpur Industrial Estate (PIEDMC) (PKR. 250 Million)
  • Purchase of land for establishment of Small Industrial Estate, Taunsa Shareef (PKR. 100 Million)