The 18th meeting of the steering committee of PDMA PARRSA was held at Civil Secretariat Peshawar under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nadeem Aslam Chaudhry. The meeting was attended by the Additional Chief Secretary, Secretary of Relief, Secretary of Health, Secretary of Communications and Construction, Secretary of Primary and Secondary Education, DG PDMA, DG Rescue 1122, and other concerned officials.
The meeting was informed that the Provincial Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Settlement Authority (PARRSA) was created in 2009 to rebuild the infrastructure damaged due to militancy in the Malakand division which was merged with PDMA in 2018 and was made as the rehabilitation wing of PDMA. The said committee of PARRSA gives speedy approval of projects in various sectors in the Malakand Division.
The meeting agenda consisted of pending projects under the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Reconstruction Program, the transfer of funds allocated for destroyed houses to the rehabilitation of flood-affected infrastructure, the establishment of a review committee on the progress of projects and various projects under the Malakand Infrastructure Project.
The committee directed that in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Reconstruction Program pending projects in various sectors should be removed and completed before the month of June. While the transfer of funds for demolished houses should be presented before the provincial cabinet. Moreover, the proposed project in the Malakand infrastructure project should also be approved by the provincial cabinet. The meeting also approved the review committee under the chairmanship of Secretary Relief and Resettlement and directed that the review committee will convene a review meeting in two weeks and inform the Additional Chief Secretary about the progress of the projects.