Development plan of Rs 2.28 billion prepared for South Waziristan
Under the project, work will be done in South Waziristan to create 6 sectors of local government, agriculture, irrigation, livestock, forestry, skill training and business opportunities. The project will be completed in three years.
Under the South Waziristan Development Package, Rs. 470 million for irrigation, Rs. 41 million for local bodies, Rs. 320 million for agriculture, Rs. 180 million for livestock, Rs. 270 million for technical education training industrial projects, Rs. 22 crore, Rs. 14.6 crore for water projects, Rs. 90 crore for forests, Rs. 4 crore for youth internships.
Construction and rehabilitation of irrigation infrastructure under South Waziristan Integrated Area Development Package, markets, bazaars and locally organized fairs in the area, livestock projects including distribution of chickens to deserving families for poultry promotion in the area. These include the provision of chillers to dairy shops, support for the rehabilitation of local businesses, matching grants for small and medium-sized businesses, projects to promote crops grown in the area, and paid youth internship programs for 6 months. ?
A project management unit and a district level committee are being set up for the project which will monitor the project at the local level and report to the steering committee.
Direction of Additional Chief Secretary to finalize the project after various suggestions in the review meeting. The plan will soon be approved by the Provincial Development Working Party meeting.