This accumulation of development schemes has increased the size of the province's throw-forward
liabilities to a staggering Rs469 billion, which requires seven years to be met.
The share of the federal government is Rs54.985 billion and the estimated expenditure till June 2019 would be Rs37.017 billion, leaving a throw-forward
of Rs17.968 billion.
731 billion have been spent till April 30, 2019 leaving a throw-forward
On this the chief minister said that the throw-forward
of the scheme is still 454.841 million.
Budget documents term that the province's growing throw-forward
liability as a 'glaring anomaly' and is defined as the 'expenses that cannot be met in the current year and budgeted to be met in later years based on historical average allocations.'
The federal government has to release remaining throw-forward
amount of Rs175.944 million to Sindh government for the schemes, Improvement of Roads in Hyderabad.
liabilities are the expenses, which cannot be made in the current year and are budgeted to be met in later years based on average allocations.
The mess made of the multibillion-rupee Peshawar metro bus project and the throw-forward
of schemes that need consistent investments over the next three and a half years to complete is enough to create doubts about the provincial bureaucracy's capacity to handle development projects.
Mr Jhagra said they had cut down the province's throw-forward
liability by Rs 203bn, freeing space for development projects, and now even with addition of Rs 190bn new projects throw-forward
stood at 3.5 years.
The source said the government had also managed to bring down the province's throw-forward
liability to four years from six years through an extensive rationalisation exercise.
According to official sources its budget throw-forward
also rose to the alarming figure of Rs 316 billion during the current financial year 2015-16.
The minister said the government had held detailed deliberations over the cutting of the size of the province's throw-forward
liability by Rs200 billion.