Additional Chief Secretary chairs the meeting of PDWP

Peshawar: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) held its meeting under the Chairmanship of Dr. Hammad, the Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday. The meeting was attended by its members, that includes respective administrative Secretaries.

The forum considered 20 projects pertaining to Health, Elementary & Secondary Education, Higher Education, Irrigation, Communication & Works and Public Health Engineering Departments for the uplift of the province. The forum approved 14 Projects with an estimated cost of Rs. 12089.404 million.

Approved project of Elementary and Secondary Education was “Standardization of 200 Higher Secondary Schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Phase-I)”. Approved projects of Higher Education were “Establishment of GDC at Manki Sharif, Nowshera”, Construction of additional academic infrastructure in Govt colleges”.

In the Multi Sectoral Development sector approved project was “Provision for Contractors Decretal / Accrued Liabilities and Uncashed Cheques.

Approved projects of water sector were “Planning & Monitoring Cell in Irrigation Department, Construction of Protection Structures on R/S of Kabul River U/S and D/S Nowshera Mardan Road Bridge District Nowshera, Construction of Flood Embankment on Right Side of Kabul River (Reach No. 3) District Nowshera,  Reconstruction of causeway on Bara river at RD 85000, Warsak Gravity Canal District Peshawar, Improvement of Canal Patrol Road along Lower Swat Canal, District Charsadda,  Providing and Improving Irrigation Infrastructure Flood Works, Water Channels through Gravity and Storage in Barawal area, District Dir (Upper), Rehabilitation/ improvement of canal patrol road i/c side walls along Bakhshali Disty Chura minor and Machai branch including bridge Shabaz Garhi District Mardan.

In the Roads & Bridges sector approved project was “Construction/ Rehabilitation of road from BHU Tanjwal to Chanali via Nawasher, Jamia Kwalia Bogra road District Abbottabad”.

In the DWSS sector approved projects were “Water supply schemes in UC Phullaha UC Nagki UC Dam Thor and village Naluta UC Dewal in PK-47 District Abbottabad, Construction of Water Supply Scheme from Sarkai, Lawaghar to Dawar and Karak City.