1.  

Name of the Project

 Construction of National Book Foundation, Author’s Club and Resource Center at 45- civic center, Mustafa Town, Lahore

 

2.

Sponsoring Agency 

National History and Literary Heritage Division, Islamabad.  

3.

Executing Agency 

National Book Foundation, Islamabad. 

4.

Approved Cost / Approval date

 The original PC-I was approved by the DDWP in its meeting held on 28-09-2007   amounting to Rs.27.265 million. In 2017 the above scheme was revised due to escalation in rates and approved by the DDWP in its meeting held on 28-12-2017 at cost of Rs. 59.817 million with completion up-to June 30, 2019.

 

5.

Approved Project Period

One year  ( 2017-18 )

6.

Brief of the  Project

National Book Foundation was established in 1972 as a service rendering educational welfare organization. It is a statutory Corporation created through an Act of the Parliament in order to make books available at moderate prices. It has its Head Office in Islamabad and Regional Offices at each provincial Headquarters.

The NBF prepared a PC-1 in 2007, namely“Construction Of National Book Foundation, Authors Clubs and Resource Center At 45- Civic Center, Mustafa Town, Lahore”  to provide the regional office of the National Book Foundation own premises to carry out book promotion activities, which is the main mandate of the National Book Foundation.

 

7.

Scope of the Project

The project includes Basement First Flour (Five Rooms including bath Rooms and Kitchen) and on second floor five rooms a set of bath rooms and a hall.    

8.

Financial Progress ( Up-to June,2018)  

Rs.23.346  million

 

9.

Physical Progress ( in % age terms)

70%

10.

Status of the Project

The work was to be completed by June, 2018, but due to impositionof 30% cut by the M/o Planning Development and Reform  on the last year’s PSDP, the deficit amounting to Rs. 10.002 million will be demanded in the current financial year to complete the left over work, hopefully it will be completed during current financial year i.e 2018-19.