16th PDWP Held on 10th February 2021

The 16th meeting of Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) was held under the Chairmanship of Mr. Shakeel Qadir Khan the Additional Chief Secretary P&D Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 10th February, 2021 through video link. The meeting was attended by members of PDWP and concerned departments. The forum considered 40 schemes pertaining to Higher Education, Auqaf, Hajj, & Minority Affairs, Social Welfare, Roads, Local Government, Urban Development, Sports & Tourism, Multi Sectoral Development, Industries, Health and Law & Justice sectors for the uplift of the province. The forum approved 38 schemes with an estimated cost of Rs. 16461.928 million. 02 schemes were deferred due to inadequate designs and were returned to the respective department for rectification.


The details of schemes approved are as under:

S.#SectorName of Scheme
1Higher EducationUpgradation of Abdul Wali Khan Campus at Buner to a full fledge University
2Higher EducationUpgradation of existing University Campuses to a full fledge University (including land cost) at Chitral.
3Auqaf, Hajj, & Minority AffairsConstruction of 60 Class rooms at Darul uloom Islamia including hall and Library at Aza Khel Bala Nowshera
4Auqaf, Hajj, & Minority AffairsRehabilitation of Hindu Samadhi at the Tehsil Banda Daud Shah
5Social WelfareEstablishment of Schools for visually impaired in District Mohmand and Khyber, and hearing impaired in District South Waziristan, Bajaur, & Kurram (AIP)
6Social WelfareFunctionalization of the Existing 105 Dastakari Centers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
7Social WelfareF/S for Construction of Special Education Complexes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
8Social WelfareExtension of Prime Minister EHSAS Program to Merged Areas (AIP)
9RoadsF/S and Design of Projects of Various Roads. Sub-Scheme : 20675-8-Feasibility Study Design & Construction of 02-Nos of Fly Overs in District DIKhan.
10RoadsDualization of Bannu Miran Shah Road (61-KM)
11RoadsConstruction / rehabilitation/ BT of roads in UCs, Sakhra, Chuprial, Gwaleraiand, Asharay, District Swat
12RoadsConst: road Kacha a) Planr Basi Khel b)Seri Kandao-Gigiani Basi Khel, c) Mori Basi Khel, d) Shatal-Karizan Saidan, e) Pakbund-Mori Nusrat Khel, f) Cherah Basi Khel, g) Mera Mada Khel-Qabristan, h) Guizer paty-TT Madakhel, i) Shahbat Madrasa, Mera Mada Khel,Torghar.
13LG&RDDSpecial Development Package For UCS Shodag, Harichand, Gandheri, Hisara and Behram Dheri District Charsadda
14Urban DevelopmentPeshawar Uplift Programme Sub-Scheme: 130647-12-Upgradation/Widening of approach road to bacha khan international airport, Peshawar
15Sports & TourismStandardization and Up-gradation of Sports Complexes at DI Khan, Bannu, Haripur and Mardan
16Sports & TourismFeasibility Study for Establishment of Sports Stadium at Tehkal Peshawar
17Sports & TourismFeasibility & Improvement/Construction of Arbab Niaz Cricket Stadium Peshawar
18Sports & TourismInnovation Fund for Entrepreneurs, Youth and Women
19Sports & TourismEconomic Uplift of Youth (Start-Up Program)
20Multi Sectoral DevelopmentPublic Policy and Social Protection Reforms Unit.
21Multi Sectoral DevelopmentSpecial Development Package, District Torghar (Phase-II)
22IndustriesInterest free microfinance schemes (IFMS) for entrepreneurship development in MAs (AIP)
23IndustriesKP Women Skill & Entrepreneurship Development Programme (KP WSEDPP) & Readymade Garments Industry.
24IndustriesProvision of Independent Electric Feeders at SIEs Peshawar & Mardan
25HealthF/S for Construction of Mother & Child Care Hospital at D.I.Khan.
26HealthF/S for Upgradation of DHQ Hospital Haripur in to Cat-A Hospital, Haripur.
27HealthF/S for upgradation of Kalam Hospital Swat.
28HealthF/S for Upgradation of Civil Hospital Madyan to Category C District Swat.
29HealthF/S for Establishment of Category-D Hospital at Upper Gadoon, Swabi.
30HealthF/S for Provision of significant diagnostic facilities i.e. CT Scan, MRI etc in DHQ Hospitals of District Upper and Lower Chitral.
31HealthF/S for upgradation of Category-D Hospital Pacha Kay PK-20 Burner to Category-C
32HealthUpgradation of Category-C Hospital Chakdara Andezai to Category-B level
33HealthF/S for upgradation of DHQ Hospital Batragram to Cat-B Hospital
34HealthF/S for Construction of Children’s & Maternity Hospital, Nowshera
35HealthF/S for Upgradation of Dargai Hospital from Category “C” to Category “B”.
36HealthF/S for upgradation of BHU Olandar to RHC level Shangla
37HealthF/S of upgradation of BHU Dubair Bala to RHC RHC Dubair Bala District Kohistan Lower
38Law & JusticeConstruction of Judicial Complexes, Swat



16th PDWP Highlights

KP Govt approved 2 Programmes to promote youth entrepreneurship, innovation, and to provide economic opportunities to talented youth of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Establishment of Schools for visually impaired in District Mohmand and Khyber, and hearing impaired in District South Waziristan, Bajaur, & Kurram.

Press Coverage of 16th PDWP

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