The 9th PDWP meeting approved plans for the promotion of education in the province. The meeting approved upgradation of 150 primary school into the middle schools and 100 middle school into the high schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at a cost of about Rs. 6 billion. The meeting approved upgradation of 70 primary schools into the middle, 70 middle schools into the high and 70 high schools into higher secondary in the merged districts at a cost of Rs 6.8 billion.
100 new primary schools will also be constructed in the merged districts at a cost of Rs. 2 billion.
The meeting approved a plan to rebuild 75 schools completely destroyed by terrorism at a cost of Rs 1.4 billion in the merged districts. Under the project, 50 schools for boys and 25 schools for girls will be constructed, 325 partially destroyed schools will be rebuilt at a cost of Rs. 2.2 billion.
Reconstruction of 300 dilapidated primary, middle and high schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at a cost of Rs 7.7 billion has also been approved. Under Peshawar School Development Plan, 277 schools will be constructed and repaired in Peshawar at a cost of Rs. 1 billion.