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The Ministry of Planning: 3.8 billion pounds, costing 433 projects in Menoufia


The Ministry of Planning and Economic Development issued the tenth issue of the report "Following up the citizen in the governorates" during the years (18/2019 - 19/2020) for Menoufia Governorate, which includes an inventory of projects that were fully completed during the same period, and linking them to the sustainable development goals.

 

Hala Al-Saeed, Minister of Planning and Economic Development, said that 433 development projects have been completed, with a total investment cost of EGP 3.8 billion, in 6 sectors: education, housing, transportation, irrigation, electricity, and local development.

 

The report of the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development indicated the completion of the implementation of 3 projects in the water resources and irrigation sector, at a cost of 21.6 million pounds, including the replacement and renewal of the covered drainage networks for the third Birkat El-Sabaa area, the development of irrigation networks on the Atef Canal (Phase IV), and the replacement and renewal of covered drainage networks In (Zanara Al-Thaniya B), in relation to the state’s efforts to achieve the second goal of the Sustainable Development Goals: “eradicating hunger, providing food security and improved nutrition, and promoting sustainable agriculture.”

 

The report continued, that 65 projects were completed in the pre-university education sector, at a cost of 438 million pounds, which resulted in the establishment, replacement and expansion of 986 classrooms at all educational levels, within the framework of achieving the fourth goal of the sustainable development goals: “Ensuring quality education that is equitable and includes everyone and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.”

 

The comprehensive survey of the characteristics of the local community, issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, indicates an increase in the percentage of villages that have a government primary and preparatory school from 82.9% in 2015 to 97.2% in 2020.

 

Within the framework of achieving the sixth goal: “Ensuring the availability of drinking water and sanitation for all and its sustainable management”, 39 projects have been completed in the drinking water and sanitation sector, at a cost of 2.6 billion pounds, including the Bagour water plant (capacity of 43 thousand m3/day). Al-Hamool water plant (capacity 51,000 m3/day), expansions of Shebin El-Kom sewage treatment plant (capacity 30,000 m3/day), Danasour village treatment plant at Al-Shuhada Center (10 thousand m3/day), and a sewage treatment plant in Mansha’at Sultan village in Markaz Menouf (energy 12 thousand m3/day).

 

With regard to the progress made in achieving the seventh goal: “ensuring universal access to modern, regular and sustainable energy services at an affordable cost”, the implementation of 9 projects in the electricity and renewable energy sector has been completed, at a cost of 49.2 million pounds, including the construction of a transformer station for the distinguished district in Sadat City (capacity 535 MVA), and the Sadat/Wadi El-Natrun Industrial City line, with a length of 73.5 km, and the expansion of the Bajaur transformer station (an added capacity of 40 MVA).

 

In addition, 78 projects were completed within the local development programs (electricity and lighting), at a cost of 30 million pounds, which resulted in the installation of 1,362 lighting poles, the supply of 6 electric cars (towers), the lighting of the two farms of Al-Qarbaniya and Hosh Issa in the Birkat Al-Sabaa Center, and the installation of new cables with a length of 1 km, providing more than 20 thousand energy-saving bulbs (LED).

 

The report of the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development indicated that with regard to the ninth goal of the sustainable development goals: “Building resilient infrastructure, stimulating inclusive sustainable industrialization, and encouraging innovation,” the development of the Kafr al-Battanon crossings in the Shebin al-Koum Center, and the development of the Shattanouf village train station, have been completed. Ashmoun Center.

 

In addition, 60 projects were completed within the local development programs (paving roads, bridges and tunnels), at a cost of 98 million pounds, which resulted in the paving and development of roads and internal streets with a length of 72.5 km, and the construction and development of 12 bridges, as well as the development of the Birkat Al-Sabaa Tunnel.

 

In the same context, and with regard to the eleventh goal, “Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable,” the report indicated the completion of the implementation of 65 projects within local development programs (security, traffic and firefighting, supporting the needs of local units), at a cost of 92 million pounds, This resulted in the installation of 39 fire hydrants, the purchase of 8 fire engines, the installation of 2 civil protection systems, the development of the Ashmoun and Quesna traffic units, the development of 7 local units, the establishment and development of 6 complexes to serve citizens, in addition to the completion of the implementation of 102 projects within the local development programs (improving Environment), at a cost of 177 million pounds, which resulted in the coverage of 2.5 km of canals and drains, and the establishment of a garbage recycling plant on the land of the Abu Kharefa landfill in the West Shebin El-Koum neighborhood, in addition to the supply of 71 cleaning equipment and 300 garbage bins; This is in light of achieving the thirteenth goal of the Sustainable Development Goals: “Take urgent measures to combat climate change and its impacts.”

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