Peshawar: A meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) under the Chairmanship of Khalid Pervez, Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was held on Thursday wherein 35 development projects under ADP 2014-15 were considered.
After threadbare discussion the forum approved 31 of them with an estimated cost of Rs. 16.929 billion. The meeting was attended by the Administrative Secretaries and Senior Staff of P&D, Finance, Environment, C&W, LG&RD, Health & Higher Education, E&SE, Irrigation, and Social Welfare Departments.
The approved projects included Solarisation of Civil Secretariat (Pilot project for P&D Department), Electrification of Un-Electrified villages through Solar/Alternate Energy in remaining Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Phase-II Science Lab Project Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Early Childhood Education (ECE) Project (SBSE), Conversion of 100 mosques schools into regular Primary Schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Establishment of 160 Govt. Primary Schools (B&G) on need basis in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Phase-IV), , Upgradation of 100 Middle schools to High level in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (B&G 30:70) on need basis (SBSE), Construction of 100 Examination Halls in High & Higher Secondary Schools, Upgradation of 100 Govt : High Schools to Higher Secondary level in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (B&G 30:70) on need basis (SBSE), Upgradation of 100 Govt. Primary Schools to Middle level (B&G) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (SBSE), Establishment of Govt. Colleges in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. (Phase -III) on need basis. Sh:- Establishment of Govt: Degree College at Khanpur Adenzai Dir Lower(Revised), Support to Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute, Swabi, Establishment of DHQ Hospital (Category-C) at Judbah, District Tor Ghar.(PC-II), Construction of Category-C Hospital at Balakot, Mansehra(PC-II), Upgradation of RHC Yar Hussain to Category-D Hospital, District Swabi(PC-II), Upgradation of Booni Hospital to Category-C Hospital, District Chitral (PC-II), Establishment of Khyber Institute of Neuro Sciences & Clinical Research (KINAR) in Peshawar(PC-II), Upgradation of RHC Manki Sharif, Dag Ismail Khel and Ziarat Kaka Sahib to Category-D Hospitals District Nowshera(PC-II), Purchase of Equipment and Furniture for Various ADP Schemes, Establishment of Nowshera Medical College, Nowshera, Strengthening of TB Control Programme in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Phase-II), Construction of Two Gyms, Wards and OTs in Paraplegic Centre Hayatabad Peshawar, Construction of Hostel in PICO, HMC Peshawar, Construction of 04 Lecture Theatres & Female Mortuary in Khyber Girls Medical College Peshawar, Construction of Road from Cherat Cement Factory to Village Sheikhi, Nowshera (4-KM), F/S, Design and Construction of Bridge at Kabul River connecting Mohib Banda/Pashtun Gharai on Right Bank and Kheshki on Left Bank, District Nowshera, Public Policy and Social Protection Reforms Unit, Provision for contractor’s decretal/accrued liabilities and uncashed cheques, Reconditioning /Improvement of Canal Patrol Road along Kuragh Branch RD 0 to RD 25000 District Mardan and PSDP schemes for Construction of Ghol Banda Dam District Karak
The forum deferred the approval of some schemes due to non-availability of detailed information and supporting documents. The departments were directed to further work on the projects documents so that the projects could be executed smoothly without any issue/problem.
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