Peshawar: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) held its meeting under the Chairmanship of Dr. Hammad theAdditional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by its members and respective administrative Secretaries.
The forum considered 24 projects pertaining to Health, Social Welfare, Irrigation, Higher Education, Agriculture, Local Government, Urban Development, Communication & Works and Industries sectors for the uplift of the province. The forum approved 20 Projects with an estimated cost of Rs. 19130.27 million. 4 projects were deferred due to inadequate project designs.
The meeting approved Health Sector projects which comprised of; “Upgradation of 10 BHUs to RHCs in KPK on need basis. Haripur, Nowshera, Swabi, Mardan, D.I Khan, Mansehra, Establishment of Peshawar Institute of Cardiology, Phase-II,
The meeting also approved “Construction of Small Dams in District Mansehra KPK, construction of Zamir Gul Dam and construction of Bada Dam District Swabi” in irrigation sector. However, Higher Education sector approved projects were “Establishment of Govt. Girls Degree College at Katlang District Mardan, Establishment of 07 Govt. Colleges in KPK Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Swabi, Abbottabad, Karak, Dir Upper and Kohat and Strengthening of Havelian Campus of Hazara University”.
Agriculture Sector approved Project is “PC-I for “Special Programme for OFWM activities in KPK costing Rs. 989.250 million” (Govt: share Rs. 825.000 million and Farmer share Rs. 164.250 million)”
Research & Development sector approved project is “Construction of Sarqala Martung Road District Buner ADP sponsored pending liabilities in case title RFA No.22-M/2012 District Officer Buner & Others versus Taj Mohammad others”.
Regional Development sector approved projects are “Acquisition of land for graveyard in Mohallah Kunj, Abbottabad, construction of PCC roads, Muincipal Rest House, improvement of Children Hill Park, Pavement of Irrigation Channel & Installation of LED Solar Lights in Dir City”.
Communication & Works sector approved projects are “Construction of Hanger for MI-17 at Peshawar Airport, Additional Accommodation for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission, Design, Construction, Improvement and Black Topping of Roads in Galyat Region, Abbottabad, F/S, design and Construction of a) Arro Kas Summa to Lora via Banwari b) Improvement/Wiidening & BT of Tajwal to Bagan Road c) Garhi–Chanali road via Seri, Abbottabad, F/S, Design & Construction of BT roads a) Mian Kalay to Kambat, b) Link road to Ghwara Banda, Gawardesh, Janpassa, Parata, Nawkoto and Hisarak District Dir (Lower), (i)Rehabilitation & improvement of Pir Bala to Pirl Kala District Peshawar. (ii)Rehabilitation & improvement of Chitral Garam Chashma Road in District Chitral having a total length of 13.34 km, Industries sector approved projects are “-Block Allocation for Establishment & Operation of SIDB Readymade Garments Centers for Female in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Computerization of Driving licenses in KPK”.
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