PDWP approves 49 development projects under ADP 2014-15

Peshawar: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) approved 49 development projects under ADP 2014-15 with a total cost of Rs. 30.8 billion. The forum in its 8 hrs long session on 19th November 2014, thread barely discussed 55 projects of various Departments and decided to approve 49 projects, subject to rationalization of cost in accordance with the prevailing policies.

Approval of six projects was deferred with the directions to further improve the project document based on sound planning so that no issue is faced during the execution.

Approved projects included,  Reconstruction. of 760 Non-Strategy Earthquake affected schools,  Construction of BS Blocks in Government Colleges, Provision of Transport Facilities for Teaches / Students of Govt. Colleges,  Support for Establishment of Gandhara Hindko Academy, Strengthening of Kohat University of Science and Technology,  Establishment of  Rescue 1122  in  Swat, DIKhan and Abbottabad, Improvement. of Branch Roads in Peshawar i.e. Tambwano Chowk Tehklkal Bala to Warsak road Peshawar( 4.5 km), Canal road to Ring Link near Taj Abad Peshawar (4 km) ,Speen Jumat to ring road linking Sufaid Dheri road (3 km) and  Old Jamrud road till Bara road Peshawar,, Replacement of rusted water supply pipes in selected municipalities, Construction of Slaughter Houses, Improvement of Municipal Roads in Urban Areas of the province, Improvement of Water Supply, Sewerage/ Drainage System in Selected Districts of KP. The Local Government Department’s project for establishment of Local Govt Resource Centers at Divisional level was also approved which will provide training facilities for more than 4000 elected members of the local government

Under Road sector , the forum approved feasibility study and construction of 10 roads which included , Shaidu Bypass Railway Pull to Omer Abad ,  Surya Khel to Farm road, Shwangi, Amanpura Kaho Jabi & Gharib Pura,  Inzary road,  Internal Roads of UC Shahkot/Taru Jaba, Nowshera,  Rehabilitation of 12 Km Internal roads in Nowshera Kalan, Bakhtai-Kottli Khurd-Kottli Kalan road i/c Bridges, Rroad from Cherat road to Spinkhak Village,  Internal 16 Km Road at Kheshgi Bala and Payan, Nowshera, Sara Toha road, Khan Kohi Gandhab Road, road from Nizampur Chowk to Garu,  Garu to Qamar Mela,  Mamakhel Village, Widening of Road from GT Road to Khushal Khan Khattak Mazar Akora Khattak, Widening of Road from Akora Khattak to Manai – Dooran – Tarkhel , Internal roads Pirpiai – Azakhel Bala – Payan – Dagai – Banda Nabi, Badrashi, in District  Nowshera.   The forum also approved Re-construction of road along with bridge approach road Batkhela to Badwan (4.5 KMs), Malakand.

The agriculture sector projects included , Technological Improvement in Research and Strengthening of Agriculture Research Stations of  KPK,  Expansion of Purebred Buffalo Breeding Farm in D.I.Khan and Improvement & Conservation of Azikheli Buffalo  Breed with Establishment of Dairy Technology Facilities in KPK,  Improvement   of Trout Hatchery at Madyan Swat & Carp Hatchery at Sher Abad Peshawar with Training Centers, Standardization of Improved Techniques in Agricultural Research System in KPK.

The following irrigation sector projects were also gave consent in the meeting:-

1.  Flood Management of Shah Alam and Naguman Rivers District Peshawar

2.  Provision / Construction of Irrigation / Augmentation Tube Wells and Lift Irrigation Schemes on need basis in KPK.

3.  Channelization / Railing of Marghzar, Jambil and Mingora Khwar, District Swat.

4.  Construction of Flood Protection Embankment on Adezai River Districts Charsadda and Peshawar.

5.  Construction of Sitti Kali Dam District Bannu.

6.  Construction / improvement of Bridges on Canal and Drainage Systems in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

7.  Provision of irrigation channel in Kalkot District Dir Upper

8.  Rehabilitation of Canal Patrol Road along Machai Branch and its sub-systems including Installation of Vehicles weighing arrangement, District Mardan.

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