Uplift and Beautification Projects Worth over Rs. 5 Billion completed in 3 years in 6 Divisional Headquarters of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

A review meeting was held in the Planning and Development Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa regarding the beautification projects of 6 divisional headquarters and 18 districts including integrated districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The meeting was presided over by Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shakeel Qadir Khan. The B&H Section Chief also attended the meeting. Briefing the meeting, it was informed that the beautification project of 6 Divisional Headquarters started in 2017. Under the project, projects worth over Rs. 5 billion have been completed so far in all the Divisional Headquarters. Work on all 277 schemes of the divisional headquarters beautification project will be completed in the current financial year. Projects include rehabilitation of roads in all divisional headquarters, street lights, green belts, sidewalks, monuments, parks, gates, upgrade of sports grounds, closure of canals, construction and repair of streets and drainage projects. work in progress The meeting was informed that under the project, 37 projects have been worked on in Abbottabad, 64 projects in Bannu, 36 projects in Dera Ismail Khan, 43 projects in Kohat, 36 projects in Mardan and 61 projects in Swat. Regarding the progress on beautification project at district level in 11 districts and 7 merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the meeting was informed that so far 216 schemes have been approved in 11 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under beautification scheme for which Rs. Rs 68 crore will be released for the projects in January. Eleven districts include Batgram, Buner, Charsadda, Lower Dir, Hangu, Haripur, Lakki Marwat, Malakand, Mansehra, Swabi and Tank. In addition, the Deputy Commissioners of 7 Integrated Districts were directed to submit PC-1 of Beautification Projects of Integrated Districts soon, after which work on the projects in Integrated Districts will also start. Rs. 60 million has been set aside

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