PDWP approves 65 projects worth Rs 27.963 bln for KPK

SocialPDWP approves 65 projects worth Rs 27.963 bln for KPK

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) has approved 65 projects worth Rs 27.963 billion and deferred 10 other projects due to inadequate designs while one project was withdrawn.

PDWP held its meeting under the Chairmanship of Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Muhammad Azam Khan. The meeting was attended by its members included Syed Zafar Ali Shah, Secretary Planning and Development and respective administrative Secretaries, said an official statement.

The forum considered 76 projects pertaining to different sectors including Elementary and Secondary Education, Higher Education, Sports and Tourism, Multi Sectoral Development, Relief and Rehabilitation, Excise and Taxation, Local Government, Irrigation, Environment, Home, Board of Revenue, Industries, Mines and Minerals, Transport, Communication and Works, Administration, Public Health Engineering, P and D Departments for the uplift of the province.

The forum approved 65 Projects with an estimated cost of Rs 27.963 billion.10 projects were deferred due to inadequate project designs and one project was withdrawn.

In the Elementary and Secondary Education Sector approved projects were Establishment of Model Secondary School Ring Road, Charsadda Road Portion, Peshawar, Establishment of Residential Girls Primary cum Secondary Model school Mardan, Remodeling, Redesigning and Rehabilitation of Pilot High School for Girls in Haripur City, Establishment of Girls Primary cum Secondary School in one building at Qazi Killy Peshawar, Establishment of Girls Primary cum Secondary School Oghi Manshera, Establishment of Model School at Karak, Hard Area Allowances for Lady Education Supervisors.

In the Higher Education Sector, approved projects were Establishment of Govt: Girls Degree College at Balambat Dir Lower, Establishment of Government Degree Colleges in KPK on need basis, Establishment of GGDC at Shergarh Mardan, Teacher engagement for 4 years BS Programme.

In the Sports and Tourism sector, Culture display centre at Islamabad, Incomplete/Balance work at auditorium at Nishter Hall Peshawar were approved.

In the Multi Sectoral Development Sector, the approved projects were Special initiative programme in PK-84 including 30 KM rural roads, District Swat, Grant of Special Package (as non ADP) Affectees of District Swabi Gravely Affected by Conversion and Diversion of Indus Water to Ghazi Barotha, Special Initiative Programme for District Nowshera, development activities in militancy hit areas of Koh-e-Daman, District Peshawar, Establishment of Performance Management and Reforms Unit in Chief Secretary Office.

Only approved project in the Relief and Rehabilitation sector was Establishment of Emergency Rescue Services (Rescue 1122) in District Chitral.

In the Excise and Taxation sector, the only approved project was computerization of Property Tax Record. In the Local Government sector, the only project that was approved was construction of sewerage system of GT Road of Municipal Corporation Peshawar.

In the water sector, the approved projects were construction of flood protection works/irrigation channels and bridges on water channels and drainage system in Tehsil Havelian District Abbottabad, Construction of Canal patrol and Approach road to Thanda Dam District Kohat, Construction of Flood Protection Works and Improvement of Civil Channels in Takhti Nasrati, Warana, Latamber and Chokara Areas, District Karak, Construction of Flood Protection Works and bridges on Nullahs and Khawars District Nowshera, Improvement and Rehabilitation of Drains including Outfall Structures in Peshawar/Nowshera Valley, Construction of Flood Protection Works and Improvement of Civil Channels in Sabir Abad, Banda Dawood Shah and Karak City Areas, District Karak, Improvement of Jeo Sheikh Canal and its off taking civil Kathas District Peshawar, Construction/Extension of Panyala Protection Bund along-with Bridge and Conversion of Existing Tube wells on Solar System District D.I.Khan, Development and Rehabilitation of irrigation infrastructure, Flood Protection Works including Rod Kohi System in Kulachi area District D.I.Khan, Solarization of existing irrigation Tube wells in Badaber and Koh-e-Daman and adjoining area, District Peshawar, Construction and Improvement of Small Channels and Ponds in KPK, Rehabilitation of Irrigation offices residences and inspection houses in KPK, Revamping/ desilting and rehabilitation of Storm Water Drains/Khawars and Flood Protection Works in Badaber and Koh-e-Daman and adjoining area, District Peshawar, Construction of Roads along Water Channels and Drains in Tehsil Matta District Swat, Provision of Solar System in Irrigation Tube Wells on Pilot basis in KPK, Installation of Irrigation/Augmentation Tube Wells & lift Irrigation Schemes in KPK, Improvement of Roads along Canals and Drains in KPK.

In the Environment sector, activity based capacity building of Evirnmental Project Agency in KP was approved.In the Home Sector, the approved projects were construction of High Security Zones in six jails of KPK, Solar-Energization of various Jails in KP except Central Prison Haripur. In the Board of Revenue only sector approved project was construction of new Mohafiz Khanas/Record Rooms on need basis.

In the Roads sector approved projects were pavement of roads/streets in different UCs of PK-50 Haripur, rehabilitation/reconstruction of Sultan Khail Dara (left & right), Roghano Darra, Karro Darra road (left & Right), Lugman Banda via Adhokay and Safaray Qamar Tall Distt: Dir Upper, Construction of Mardan Bypass Road from Rashakai Interchange to Jalala (Missing links 8 Kms), Mardan (including land), Widening and Improvement of Rajjar-Takht-e-Bhai Road i/c Takht-e-Bhai Bypass road, District Mardan, F/S, Construction & BT of road i/c Bridge from Pir Qala to Major Qala and Shabqadar Bazar to Kangra, Charsadda (14 Km).

In the DWSS sector approved projects were installation of Water purification plants in various UCs of PK-13 District Nowshera, F/S and Construction of Water Supply Scheme UC Kuh from Golen Gole to Mori Lasht, adjoin and road side villages District Chitral, WSS scheme and distribution work, in PK-77 District Buner, WSS scheme and Distribution work, in PK-78 District Buner, Water supply schemes in Danna Nooral, Nagki, Naluta, Kayala, Rehab of WSS Punjigra and Jhangra PK-47 District Abbottabad, WSS scheme and distribution system PK-22 District Charsadda, WSS scheme and distribution system and Tube wells for Topi, Baja, Hamlet and Bata Karra district Swabi, Water supply and sanitation schemes at Mingora city in PK-80 district Swat, Water Supply & Sanitation schemes at a) UC Shawar b) UC Arkot c) UC Pir Kalay D) UC Bara Bandai, District Swat, Water Supply and Sanitation schemes at a) UC Koza Bandai b) UC Kanju c) UC Hazara D) UC Bar Abakhel e) UC Kala Kalay, District Swat, WSS scheme and Distribution work, in PK-86 District Swat, Water Supply & Sanitation Scheme and Distribution work in PK-96 District Dir Lower, Drainage, Sewerage and Solid Waste Mangment Plan Zone-II PK-64 DIKhan, WSS scheme and Distribution work in UCs a.Nehag (Shulga Area) b.Chapper, c. Disloor Usorri Dara, d. Qasim Abad area, e. Sondal, District Dir Upper, Water Supply & Sanitation Schemes in Khair Abad UC Khair Abad, Kund UC Jehangira, Hisartang UC Jabbai Mandori, Gandab UC Inziri, Asoo Khel UC Kahi, Sara Toya UC Nizampur, Garu, Piran, Namal Bala & Payan UC Nizam Pur, Nowshera. SH: WSS Hisartang, Jabbai, Jahangira, Nizampur, Construction/Rehabilitation of Water Supply and Sanitation schemes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, WSS schemes and its distribution works, in PK-65 District D.I.Khan.

Source: APP

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