Government of the Punjab is implementing Punjab Intermediate Cities Improvement Investment Programme (PICIIP) in intermediate districts including Sahiwal, Sialkot, Sargodha, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan and Muzaffargarh with financial assistance of The Asian Development Bank (ADB).
PICIIP aims to improve the efficiency and financial sustainability of intermediate cities and effectiveness of urban services through water supply, sanitation, Sewerage system, sewage treatment, solid waste management, transport infrastructure and up gradation of Punjab Local Government Academy Lalamusa and capacity development program.
- Improved access to clean water
Install water reservoirs, water pipes, water meters, pressure gauges, boreholes, water transfer station, rehabilitations of tube wells, turbine pumps and motors.
- Improved sanitation operations
Install centralized sewerage treatment plant (STP), rehabilitation of disposal station, replacement of sewer pipes, provision of missing equipment for sewage water management and unblocking of local drains.
- Improved access to urban public spaces and transport services
This output will be achieved through rehabilitation of parks and green belts, improvements of major streets, footpaths and bus terminals.