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Meeting on the Development and Uplift of Integrated Districts

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has started work on a new project for beautification and uplift of markets at a cost of Rs. 5 billion for 7 integrated districts and 6 tribal sub-divisions. A Video link meeting was held on the project chaired by Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shahab Ali Shah in which Deputy Commissioners of all concerned districts participated. Under the plan, work will be done on the renovation of markets, solarization, rehabilitation of sidewalks, sewerage projects, food streets, play areas, water projects in the integrated districts. The Additional Chief Secretary directed all the Deputy Commissioners to finalize the plans in this regard. The provincial government is working on to accelerate the development projects in the integrated districts.

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ACS KP met World Bank Pakistan Country Director Mr. Najy Benhassine Today

An introductory meeting of the ACS Shahab Ali Shah held with the World Bank Pakistan Country Director Mr. Najy Benhassine today at Planning and Development Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The meeting discussed ongoing bilateral projects & future development cooperation in different areas like Health Education Governance and Ease of doing business. 

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ACS KP Meeting With USAID Team

An Introductory Meeting between the Additional Chief Secretary Shahab Ali Shah & USAID team held today through a video link. The meeting discussed progress on various ongoing projects and future development cooperation.

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23rd PDWP Held on 25th June 2021

The 23rd meeting of Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) was held under the Chairmanship of Mr. Shahab Ali Shah, the Additional Chief Secretary P&D Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 25th June, 2021 through video link. The meeting was attended by members of PDWP and concerned departments. The forum considered 20 schemes pertaining to Auqaf, Multi Sectoral Development, Water, Social Welfare, Roads, Health, Urban Development and Information sectors for the uplift of the province. The forum approved 20 schemes with an estimated cost of Rs. 15891.034 million.
S.#SectorName of Scheme
1Auqaf, Hajj & Minority AffairsConstruction of Eid Gah & Janazgah in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
2Auqaf, Hajj & Minority AffairsConstruction & Reconstruction of Masajids, Darul Ulooms & Deeni Madaris in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
3Auqaf, Hajj & Minority AffairsConstruction of Boundary Wall around Graveyards & Rehabilitation of Existing Graveyards in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Phase-III)
4MSD Special Development Package, District Torghar (Phase-II) Sub-Scheme:   Construction of RCC Bridge on River Indus near Kotkay Kandar, District Tor Ghar
5MSDInfrastructure Development Support to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KfW Assisted) Sub-Scheme: Construction of BTR Pabbi Road District Nowshera.
6MSDInfrastructure Development Support to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KfW Assisted) Sub-Scheme: Construction of BTR Dag Besud Road District Nowshera.
7WaterCreation of Project Support Unit for the Supervision of field activities of Small Dams/Power Section, FATA DA [FDA]
8WaterFlood damages in Shangram/Trait Dara Madyan Tehsil Behrain district Swat in August 2020 (Short Term)
9Social WelfarePURCHASE OF 50 KANAL LAND FOR ESTABLISHMENT/CONSTRUCTION OF MODEL INSTITUTE ZAMUNGKOR AT MOUZA NASAPA BALA PESHAWAR (NON-ADP)
10RoadsF/S, Design and Rehabilitation of (1) Tor Dher-Alla Dher Road (2) Nawa Nehar Kund Park- Alla Dher Road, District Swabi. Sub-Scheme : Construction of Tordher-Alla Dher Road
11RoadsConstruction of roads in District Peshawar
12RoadsConstruction of BT Road from Siplatoi to Nano via Aghbarghai Phase II (10 Kms) in SWA. (Umbrella) [MA]
13HealthEstablishment of Mobile Food Testing Laboratory. (Non ADP)
14HealthEstablishment of Provincial Food & Drug Testing Laboratories (Non-ADP 2020-21)
15Health Award of Scholarships to Tribal Medical Students [MA]
16HealthUp-gradation of RHC jolagram- Malakand and RHC Jowar- Buner to Cat-D Hospitals in Malakand Division. Sub-Head: Up-gradation of RHC Jowar- Buner to Cat-D Hospital.
17HealthUp-gradation of DHQ Hospital Daggar to Cat-A Hospital District Buner (Non-ADP)
18Urban DevelopmentDesign & Construction of Interchanges on Peshawar Ring Road. (SDG) Sub-Head: Construction of Pir Zakori Cloverleaf Interchange at Junction of GT Road and Ring Road
19Urban DevelopmentNew General Bus Stand in Peshawar (Funds would be raised by PDA) sub-Scheme: Construction of Bus Terminal at Northern Bypass/Motorway Junction, Peshawar
20InformationEstablishmint of Social Media Participatory Platforms for Public Awareness and Feedback regarding Reforms Initiatives and Encouraging Civic Responsibility

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ACS KP met with Head of Development Cooperation German Embassy Ms. Marion Pfennigs

Additional Chief Secretary Shahab Ali Shah met with Head of Development Cooperation German Embassy, Ms. Marion Pfennigs.
The meeting discussed technical assistance & development cooperation in the areas of Tourism, E-Governance,  Microfinance, Women Empowerment, Green Jobs.

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A Meeting Regarding Public-Private Partnership

The Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shahab Ali Shah chaired a meeting regarding Public-Private Partnership.
The meeting discussed ways forward to create an enabling environment for public-private partnership in the province.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government is working on a framework to introduce different mega projects in Public-Private Partnership mode which would boost economic growth and create employment opportunities.
The Governance and Policy Project in collaboration with the PPP Unit of P&D working on the Public-Private Partnership framework.

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Work on Various Projects in KP Have Been Completed

Football ground, synthetic athletics track & Hockey Astroturf at DIKHAN Sports Stadium completed. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government aims to engage the youth of the province in healthy activities to utilize their energies in positive directions.

Malakand: Work on old Sakhakot Road from Sakhakot Bazaar completed – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government taking all possible steps to ensure implementation of development plan

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The SPGM Section of P&D has Published its First Strategic Plan

The SPGM Section of the Planning and Development Department has published its first-ever strategy since its establishment in May last year. Through continuous efforts and hard work, our Section has defined the scope of its work in line with the vision behind its creation. The two fundamental documents, Strategic Plan and Communication Strategy for SPGM Section have formally been launched today.
My profound gratitude and thanks to all those who participated, supported, and helped throughout the course of its development till its launch. It was a great learning and knowledge-sharing opportunity to work on it together.

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Special PDWP Held on 5th July 2021

A special meeting of Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) was held under the Chairmanship of Mr.Shahab Ali Shah, the Additional Chief Secretary P&D Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 5th July, 2021 through video link. The meeting was attended by members of PDWP and concerned departments. The forum considered 02 schemes pertaining to Education sector for the uplift of the province. The forum approved both the schemes at an estimated cost of Rs. 1,557.428 million.   Approved schemes of Education Sector are:
  1. Continuation of Basic Education Community Schools (BECS) & National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) Centers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
  2. Continuation of Basic Education Community Schools (BECS) & National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) Centers in Merged Districts (AIP).

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1st PDWP Held on 7th July 2021

The 1st meeting of Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) was held under the Chairmanship of Mr. Shahab Ali Shah, the Additional Chief Secretary P&D Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on 7th July, 2021 through video link. The meeting was attended by members of PDWP and concerned departments. The forum considered 11 schemes pertaining to Roads, Sports & Tourism, DWSS and Multi Sectoral Development sectors for the uplift of the province. The forum approved 11 schemes with an estimated cost of Rs. 12132.079 million. 
S.# Sector Name of Scheme
1 Roads Const: of road a) Pain BasiKhel b) Seri Kandao-Gigiani B/Khel,c) Mori BasiKhel, d) Shatal-Karizan Saidan, e) Pakbund-Mori Nusrat Khel, f) Cherah BasiKhel, g) Mera MadaKhel-Qabristan, h) Guizer paty-Teety M/khel, i) Shahbat Madrasa Mera M/Khel, j) Tilikandao to tilli Baba Ziarat Road, k) Bar Ghari Road, l) BadarZiarlargay Road, m) Surband Road, n) Shallon Bashi Khel Road, o) Goryard to Danda japeet Road, p) Shagai to Kalish Road, q) Shingle road Asary to Bajo Bainda, r) Shingle Road,
2 Roads Construction of Techinically & Economically Feasible 170 KMs Roads in Hazara Division.
3 Roads F/S, Design, Construction & Black Topping of Road from Dokhada Village to Elum Top, District Buner (11.5 KM)
4 Sports & Tourism Establishment, upgradation & Rehabilitation of Sports Facilities (AIP) Sub-Scheme : Upgradation of Parachinar Sports Complex.
5 Sports & Tourism Development of Camping Pods Sites and Rest Houses in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
6 Sports & Tourism Rehabilitation & Improvement of Grassy Ground Swat .
7 Sports & Tourism Tourism Area Integrated Development Project (Establishment of Provincial Tourism Authority). Sub-Scheme: Uplift/Beautification of District Lower Chitral
8 DWSS Construction/Rehabilitation of Drinking Water Supply Schemes in Newly Merged Districts (AIP)
9 DWSS Rehabilitation and Revitalization of Existing Drinking Water Supply Schemes in Newly Merged Districts
10 Multi Sectoral Development Provision for Research Studies/ Consultancies/ Surveys/ Detailed Design / Feasibility Studies.Sub-Scheme : F/S FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF HARIPUR DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND ITS MAJOR FUNCTIONS, HARIPUR DISTRICT, HAZARA DIVISION.
11 Multi Sectoral Development Special Development Package for Militancy hit/backward areas of Swat.

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