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Increase in value; improvement.

Enhancement is generally used to mean an increase in the market value of property that is the result of an improvement.

The enhancement of a criminal penalty means the increase of punishment, such as by increasing a jail sentence. This type of enhancement might be affected when the criminal's motive is found to be particularly depraved.

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During the fiscal 2017-2018 the government has allocated Rs90 billion for the special development programme for the TDPs and the security enhancement. It is pertinent to mention here that in fiscal 2016-2017, the government has surrendered Rs9 billion from the TDPs account for payment of contingent liabilities for JF-17 Thunder aircraft contractual payments.
Readers will learn how to identify threats, the probability of occurrence, and what the potential losses might be; perform a detailed risk assessment of an existing facility and prioritize and budget for security enhancement; and put effective crisis management and emergency response teams and plans in place.
The data said in addition, Rs 100 billion have been allocated in PSDP 2016-17 as special development programme for Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) of FATA and Security Enhancement.
Besides, Special Development Programme for Temporary Displaced Persons (TDPs) and Security Enhancement (Rs 100 billion) and Gas Infrastructure Development Fund (Rs 25 billion).
The minister said a special development programme has been devised for Temporary Displaced Persons (TDPs) and Security Enhancement.
Mian Mohammed Ahmed, Founder President of BQATI, briefed that the first phase of PQA-BQATI joint security enhancement plan consisted of securing the entire PQA perimeter consisting of more than 12,000 acres.

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