PESHAWAR: The PDWP on Wednesday approved 25 uplift projects with an estimated cost of Rs56714.180 million while seven projects were deferred due to inadequate designs. A meeting of the PDWP was held under the chairmanship of Dr Shahzad Bangash, Additional Chief Secretary KP. Secretary PDD Shahab Ali Shah and respective administrative secretaries attended the meeting.  The forum considered 32 projects pertaining to various sectors including health, home, water, food, board of revenue, relief & rehabilitation, local government, elementary & secondary education, higher education, sports & tourism, road & bridges and building for the uplift of the province.–Bureau Report


Approved projects of health sector were establishment of orthopedic & spine surgery block at Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC), Peshawar, establishment of Timergara Medical College Dir Lower. Approved project of home sector was Strengthening Rule of Law Project (SRLP) (UNDP Assisted).

Approved project of food sector was construction of residential apartments (two /three rooms) for DFCs, AFCs and Food Inspectors in various districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Approved project of board of revenue sector was land record management information system (Turn Key Solution).

Approved projects of relief & rehabilitation sector are establishment of Emergency Rescue Service (Rescue - 1122) in District Karak, establishment of Emergency Rescue Service (Rescue - 1122) in District Hangu.

Approved project of local government sector are establishment of three water supply schemes each in Thandiani, Khanspur & Changa Gali Galiyat Area District Abbotabad PC-II approved.

Approved projects of elementary & secondary education sector were standardization of 200 Higher Secondary Schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Phase-I), GGHSS Tordher Muhammad Ghani Killi PK-27 district Mardan, GGHSS Bajor Killi Taru Meira Chatalai PK-25 Mardan, GGHS Khanori District Malakand PK-98, GGHSS Siraj Khel PK-41 Karak, GGHSS Tahkal Bala PK-05 Peshawar.

Approved projects of higher education sector were purchase of furniture plant and machinery, lab equipment etc. in government colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, establishment of Govt Degree College Gujar Garhi Pk-26 Mardan,

Approved projects of Sport & Tourism sector were Naran Area Development Project, Kalam Area Development Project, Buner Area Development Project, Chitral Area Development Project. Youth Development Package, Tourism Policy - New Initiatives.

Approved project of DWSS sector was WSS scheme and distribution work, in PK-86 District Swat.

Approved projects of road sector were improvement & rehabilitation of road from Gulshanabad to Janana Mill via Hangu Pattak and Dualization of Old Bannu Road from Janana Mill to KOhat University (Indus Highway Junction) (17.90-Km) i/c Construction of New Bridge of Jerma, District Kohat, Rehabilitation/ BTR road from Baran Dam to Jani Khel and Police station Miryan to Hawaid Road District Bannu, F/S & Construction of Hindi Khel Haved Road (PK-72), District Bannu, Construction and rehabilitation of Oghi to Ahl, Malkan Bridge KalBan-Shakora Gali & LalWali, Shahkot Chulandrain & Jishkot, Chattar-Raitra, Khabal Nambal Gali-Bangla, Khabal near HQ Malaik Fazal, Patarian-Patarian Mor-Kangan Shairf, Chappra Bala & Payan Jacha Rd Chajri, Mansehra, - F/S, Design & Construction of / Improvement of Hangu Samana Main Road (7 K m) District Hangu (Phase-II), F/S, Desig/ Construction of RCC Bridges a) Qanjobori, b) Kakar Shang, c) Banda Akhoon Zadgan Shari Khwar Alai and Repair of Battagram Paimal Road (12 Km), District Battagram, Construction of RCC Bridge at a) Guldok Dhamtor District Abbottabad b) Beer Banda Nabi Road, Mera Muzaffar road, Lower Islamkot road, Booji road, Mirpura road, Blolia / Dana road, Dna mara Mandroch, Mandroch Kalan Faqeer Bandi road District Abbottabad, F/S for Flood Protection Works and Restoration of Damages to DIKhan- Darya Khan Bridge District DI Khan.

Approved project of building sector was F/S and construction of PHED and C&W offices and residences complex at Mardan, Bannu and Chitral.