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What Are We Missing? A Tale Of PSDP

What are we missing? A tale of PSDP

The Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) is one of the most important government sector endeavours. The PSDP is intended to prompt growth and bring in development mainly through infrastructure development,…

Rethinking The PSDP

Rethinking the PSDP

In finding the right mix for long-term economic growth in Pakistan, we may look also at the role of public investment and its main instrument, the PSDP. Given that it…

Review of the federal PSDP

The Federal Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) has been set at Rs 1001 billion for 2017-18. This represents a 'big push', with a 40 percent growth over the development spending…

Rs730 Billion Proposed For PSDP

Rs730 billion proposed for PSDP

Amid abstention by the Punjab chief minister and protests by the Balochistan government, the National Economic Council (NEC) raised the next financial year’s Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) to Rs300…

PSDP – An Analysis

PSDP – an analysis

Since the inception of Pakistan, a number of plans and policies have been made to formulate a sustainable developmental programme where no obstructions could hinder the development process. Economic development…

Provincial budgets for FY2024-25

The provincial budgets for 2024-25 have all been presented last month in the respective Provincial Assemblies. However, they have not received much attention in the media because of the exclusive…

Fixing fiscal imbalances

Though Pakistan’s fiscal imbalances have been persisting since its inception, yet no serious efforts are yet in the offing to remedy the situation and remove the causes, inbuilt in the…

Budget FY25: Test of fiscal discipline

Walking a tightrope to balance income against expenditure without hurting the people and losing political capital has always remained a challenge for the finance minister of Pakistan who is making…