In the fourth session of the Provincial Development Working Party, projects worth 157 billion were approved. The approval was given in the PDWP meeting presided over by the Additional Chief Secretary Planning and Development Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr Shahab Ali Shah.
On the special instructions of the Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Mr. Mahmood Khan, the establishment of a paraplegic centre in Swat, in which the physical rehabilitation and treatment of patients affected by paralysis and head injuries will be done, while in Kuram Muzaffar Kot district, a number of civil hospitals including reconstruction and various upgradation plans of hospitals were approved.
PDWP members and concerned departments participated in the meeting. The forum approved 80 projects related to C&W, Irrigation, Public Health Engineering, Health, Mines and Minerals and Agriculture for the betterment of the province.
Among the approved projects are a Feasibility Study for a dual carriageway from the Indus Highway to Bannu city in terms of roads and bridges, Detailed engineering design and construction, Spain Muzak through Ammar Reghazi in Tehsil Sararogha, District South Waziristan. Blacktopping of 10 km of road from Kachara to Tri Faridai via Khaldi and beyond. Construction of Flyover in District Swabi Shiva Adda, Construction and maintenance of roads in Nowshera district, Construction of Swabi Jahangira Road Bridge over Kabul River. Feasibility Study and Detailed Engineering Design for Construction of Inter-District Road from Torghar to Bunir District, Construction of Black Top Road from DI Khan Darazanda to Danishabad Sub Division, Construction of 7 km road from South Waziristan Sararogha Road to Bilalabad Haibat Khel and road from Band Khel to Habib Koruna to Tabe Zangara South Waziristan.
Tribal Lead Development Program in the Local Government Sector, Drinking water supply and rural work program in the newly merged districts and sub-divisions, construction, improvement and maintenance of water supply and sanitation schemes in Baizai and Batkhela districts of Malakand Tehsil in the field of public health engineering. Electricity, Gas, Fire Fighting System Lumpsum, Plumbing Works, Development Charges and Supervision in Hostel under Establishment and Administration Sector Supply of Equipment for District Dir Bala Category-C Hospital Warai and RHC Nahag Bandai in Health Sector and repair, the establishment of safe blood transfusion centres in Bannu, Mardan and Kohat; Reconstruction of Civil Hospital in District Karam Muzaffarkot, Upgradation of District Swat RHC Deolai to Category D Hospital and BHU Dairy, Rangmala to RHC level and construction of RHC Biha and RHC Gowalrai; and the construction of BHU Elm Bonair, Establishment of a Paraplegic Center in Swat for Malakand Division with wards for comprehensive physical rehabilitation of persons suffering from paralysis and head injuries, OPD, GYM, private room and office available, health card top-up for inclusion of bone marrow transplant and other diseases, Revamping of the drainage system and flood protection works in Swabi district in the irrigation sector. Construction of bridges, CPR, maintenance of irrigation and drainage system in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and flood protection works, In the field of agriculture, the establishment of the agricultural complex on agricultural land in Upper Swat, characterization of genetic resources of cattle of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through genetic markers and molecular techniques.
District Kohat Sub-Division Dara Adam Khel, Hasan Khel, in the field of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Reconstruction of damaged schools in District Peshawar and District Karam Package One and Two, Acquisition of land for the establishment of Interior Police Line Ghilnai Mohmand and Shox, Construction of Command and Control Center for Ababil Force, Construction of District Complex and Offices in Upper Swat, Construction of District Judicial Complex in Kohat District, Loan program for facilitating mechanized mining and infrastructure development of shingle roads in the merged districts in the field of Mines and Minerals; Identification of bottlenecks under improvement of Integrated Public Sector Management in Malakand Division related to rural development and feasibility study for river-related issues and establishment of River Protection Authority in Hazara and Malakand Division. Regional Infrastructure Fund for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa etc. to improve City’s Resilient Resources.