22nd PDWP Held on 17 June 2022

The 22nd meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party approved projects worth Rs. 57 billion. Approval was given in the meeting of PDWP chaired by Additional Chief Secretary Planning and Development Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr Shahab Ali Shah.

On the special instructions of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr Mahmood Khan, projects worth Rs. 10 billion were approved for construction, rehabilitation and improvement of roads and bridges in the integrated districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The forum approved 54 projects related to C&W, health, higher education, irrigation and social welfare for the betterment of the province. The meeting was attended by relevant departments and members.

Approved projects include the supply of clean drinking water and solarisation in the public health engineering sector in Buner, Bajaur, Mohmand and Malakand districts. In the Local government sector construction of Parking Plaza in Mingora District, Swat District. In the field of irrigation, rehabilitation and solarization of water supply schemes in the tribal districts of Bajaur, Khyber and Mohmand, while rehabilitation and solarization of irrigation water supply schemes in FR Peshawar and Kohat. In District Mardan construction of union council in Ghalla Dheer, Mohabbatabad Hoti, Par Hoti, Sikandari and Gali Bagh and improvement of roads, flood protection works, culverts and drains.

Construction of irrigation tube wells, lift irrigation schemes and solarization of existing irrigation tube wells in integrated areas, construction and improvement of irrigation channels in integrated districts and construction of check dams and reservoirs, small dams and power section, and for FATA field activities Establishment of Project Support Unit to oversee field activities.

For the development of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa water resources Project Readiness Financing. In the field of sports and tourism, the establishment of playgrounds in Swat Matta and Shamozai districts. In the field of Higher  Education establishment of Government Girls Degree Colleges in District Buneer Shal Banda, District Abbottabad Galyat and Lowara and district Charssada Shabqadar. Improving the impact of the Swat University of Engineering and Applied Sciences projects.

Through meteorological resilience horticulture projects in the agriculture sector in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Establishment of Model Dairy Farm in North Waziristan District. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa plans to increase rice production capacity. Culturally Wasteland Development and Solarization of Existing Agricultural Tube and Open Well in Newly Integrated Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. PC-I to upgrade Gomal University’s Faculty of Agriculture to DI Khan University.

Establishment of Forest Knowledge Parks in Southern Districts and EPA Offices in Integrated Districts in the Forestry Sector.

Establishment of Category D Hospital in Health Department in Swat District, Mangalore. Establishment of 120 Family Welfare Centers in existing health facilities of integrated areas.

Strengthening the Department of Minerals in the field of Mines and Minerals. Geological Mapping of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Diagnostic study and establishment of Mines Monitoring and Surveillance Units in Mining Areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Establishment of Crisis Management Cell in FATA Secretariat related to Home.  Construction of 7-km road from Main Sawabi Road to Bushkali Interchange. Feasibility study to make the existing road to Mardan two-lane. Construction of new roads and bridges in integrated areas based on necessity. Construction of Eidgah and funeral spots and purchase of land.

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Indicative Country Pipeline & Monitoring (ICPM) Mission Met ACS KP Mr Shahab Ali Shah at P&D Department

Indicative Country Pipeline & Monitoring (ICPM) Mission called on Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Shahab Ali Shah at Planning and Development Department. Secretary Transport, C&W and representatives of line departments attended the meeting while ADB Country Director participated via video link.
During the meeting areas of future collaboration in food security, PPP eco system, transport, energy and agriculture sectors came under discussion.

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M&E Team of P&DD Along With C&W Staff Visited GGHS Qasim Toru Maira Mardan

Upon directions of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr Mahmood Khan, monitoring and evaluation teams of Planning and Development are monitoring different ongoing projects in order to assure quality work.
The monitoring team of the Mardan Division along with C&W staff paid a visit to Government Girls High School Qasim Toru Maira Mardan and, checked financial and physical progress.
The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is working on the up-gradation of high schools to higher secondary across the province.

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23rd PDWP Held on 28th June 2022

The 23rd meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party approved projects worth over Rs 18 billion.

Approval was given in a meeting of PDWP chaired by Additional Chief Secretary Planning and Development Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Shehab Ali Shah.

On the special instructions of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Mahmood Khan, several projects such as setting up of Rescue 1122 service in various districts of the province, construction of playgrounds up to Union Council level and construction of schools and roads in the newly merged districts were approved.

The meeting was attended by members of PDWP and relevant departments. The forum approved 15 projects related to C&W, education, relief and sports and tourism for the betterment of the province.

Approved projects include working on rainwater harvesting in integrated districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Physical Feasibility Study for Master Planning and Designing of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Judicial Academy at Regi Model Town Peshawar, Inspectorate General of Prisons, Central Jails of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Feasibility Study and Construction of Admin Blocks and Barracks for Watch and Ward Staff, Special Initiative Program for Mardan District, Establishment of Two Model Schools in South Waziristan Tiarza and Sardar Khan Kot, IT in High and Higher Secondary Schools in Integrated Areas Establishment of labs, construction of playgrounds at Union Council level in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the establishment of Emergency Rescue Service (Rescue 1122) in Bannu District and Lower Kohistan to further improve the impact of projects and feasibility for the construction of District Jail Dir Upper.

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Meeting on Karak Institue of Petroleum Technology

The 4th meeting of the Board of Directors of Project “Establishment of Institute of Petroleum Technology in Karak” was held under the chairmanship of Mr. Shehab Ali Shah, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Planning and Development, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, with the participation of Board members and officials. The meeting took various decisions regarding the project.
The project will train local manpower (technicians, mechanics, drillers, etc.) to solve problems related to the petroleum sector. The Additional Chief Secretary directed the concerned authorities to prepare an action plan containing details of time and activity.

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