The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is in the process of approving development projects. Provincial Development Working Party meeting was chaired by Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shehab Ali Shah, while sections chiefs and other officials attended the meeting.
Among the notable projects approved in the meeting include BS blocks, additional classrooms in government colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while for the provision the basic facilities a project was approved at a cost of 1.60 billion. While in the merged districts, approval has been given for the upgradation of 25 middle schools in high schools at a cost of Rs 1.14 billion. Work will be done for the betterment of boys ‘and girls’ schools.
The plan for setting up of Paraplegic Center for the amalgamated districts has been approved at a cost of Rs.945 million. Paraplegic Center Sub Division will be set up in Wazir Bannu.
In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, work will be done on minority places of worship at a cost of Rs. 51 crore for which 109 places have been identified. A feasibility survey will made at a cost of 1.6 crore for the construction dam in Wana South Waziristan. The Rs 1.2 billion were approved for the project construction of Gozizai Small Dam in Tribal Sub-Division Tank which will ensure water availability and resolve irrigation problems in the area.
In Upper and Lower Chitral, projects worth Rs. 71 crore were approved for rehabilitation of structures destroyed by natural calamities. A plan to promote olive cultivation at a cost of Rs. 2 billion in the integrated districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been approved. Fisheries and fish ponds planned at a cost of Rs. 50 crore in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Approval of 9 km road from Sarai Noring of Farhatullah Khan Marwat Road in Bannu to Shah Tora Takht Khel at a cost of Rs. 256 million in the meeting. Hangu Samana Road in Hangu District approved at a cost of Rs. 57 crore, Feasibility Study of Gargari Chowk Road from Malik Shahi in North Waziristan at a cost of Rs. 2.1 crore was approved. In the meeting for the PSDP program of the federation, 55 km Tajzai Lucky four Lane Road was cleared at a cost of Rs 19.32 billion.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa approves feasibility study of various projects under Public Private Partnership Framework including feasibility study for setting up of truck terminal in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and integrated districts, feasibility study for private sector services in Toyota.