Meeting on Strategy to Improve Quality of Work in Development Projects

The Department of Planning and Development, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has decided to introduce a strategy to improve the quality of work in development projects. In order to rectify the existing shortcomings, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of Additional Chief Secretary Shakeel Qadir Khan in the P&D Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A comprehensive report was presented to the meeting by the party in which the quality of work in the development projects and the development work on the projects of various departments were reviewed in detail. The quality of work of all consultants has been reviewed in the past. Report 367 is based on development projects in which consultants have been hired. Performance of 52 consultants in 367 projects will be reviewed. It was decided at the meeting that the Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate would check the procedure of selection of consultants. To improve the procedure of shortlisting of consultants, various suggestions were also considered in the meeting to improve the quality of work. The report of the Monitoring and Evaluation Directorate will be shared with all the departments and a formal strategy will be issued after consultation with all the consultants in this regard. The initiative will enable better utilization of public and government resources and will eliminate wastage of resources.

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