PESHAWAR, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 03rd Nov, 2016 ) : A meeting of Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) chaired by Additional Chief Secretary, Muhammad Azam Khan approved 65 projects with an estimated cost of Rs. 77366.942 millions. Meeting was attended by its members and respective administrative secretaries. The forum considered 74 projects pertaining to different sectors including Home, Health, MSD, Water, Roads, DWSS, Buildings, Agriculture, food, Elementary & Secondary education, Auqaf and Law & Justice sectors for the uplift of the province.
Nine projects by the members due to inadequate designs. The approved projects are: construction of watch towers in cantonment and rural division for enhanced security in funnel Area of Bacha Khan International Airport Peshawar, Special Development Support for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police and Creation of Model Police Stations (SDSP-V), reconstruction of District Jail Swat, enhancing security of jails in KP, construction of admin blocs and barracks for Prison Security Force, upgradation of Saidu Group of Hospitals, strengthening Health Management Information System/District Health Information System in KP, National Program for Family Planning and Primary System/District Health Information System in KP, purchase of equipment and furniture for various ADP Schemes, establishment of DHQ Hospital (Category-C) at Judbah, District Tor Ghar on need basis, integration of health services delivery, establishment of Safe Blood Transfusion Project (Phase-II) (KfW Assisted), Governance and Policy Reforms Program, establishment of M&E System, payment of liabilities of Agricultural Research Station Buner", reorganization of SDU, P&D department, Piloting Innovative Ideas to address key issues referred to agriculture department.
Other projects are construction of Jaroba Dam District Nowshera, construction of Chapra Dam in District Haripur, raising of Baran Dam Bannu (Detail Design Component), providing flood protection structures in rivers, nullah, feasibility study of comprehensive flood management plan, solarization of existing irrigation tube wells in Badaber, Koh-e-Daman and adjoining area, District Peshawar, construction of flood structures along JabbaDaudzai and Zangal Koroona areas along Kabul and Shah Alam rivers district Nowshera and Peshawar, construction and improvement of bridges on Canal and Drainage Systems, detailed design and construction of Pehur High Level Canal Extension District Swabi, construction of 20 small dams, improvement of roads along canals and drains, construction and blacktopping of roads including Shabqadar chowk to Matta including Bridge, Haji Zai to Yaqhi Band via tarkha and MasalQila to road via MianEssa, District Charsadda, construction of RCC bridges Raidgay (Kotkay) and Gul Khawar Maidan Dir Lower, construction of RCC Bridges at Hajiabad, Munjai and Nasafa, Kano, Dir, construction of road from Ghazi Khel to Phar Khel Pacca, Zangi Khel to Mela Mandra Khel and Gambilla Phar Khel to Wanda Pashan, District Lakki Marwat, construction and blacktopping of road from Chashma to Wanda Nizami via Wanda Dalwati, Wanda Baru District Lakki Marwat, construction of road from Nusrat chowk to Langar chowk, Shamozai Jabbagai road district Swat.
Participants also approved feasibility study, construction and widening of Shalpin to Jishar Road, Babu to Mashkomai Maira road, Topsin to Ganajir Top road, Chinkolai to Faqira road, Khwazakhela to Dumbara road, Swat, feasibility, study, design and rehabilitation of Kalam to Gujar Gabral road, Swat, feasibility, study, design and improvement of Mangwaltan to Toha Road, District Swat, widening and blacktopping of Sakra to Gabeen Jabba Road District Swat, construction of road Ghalagay Dara Bypass, Balokaly to Jurbdy, Shingray to Zaray, Gogdara to Left Panjigrm, Rashaka to Tops in Sabonay, AmlokDara to Sar Paty, Manglwar to Kas Shingral, Kas to Zary Kacha kor, Ogahz, Jabba Bishbanr Gat, Sher Atraf Karbakar, Challganoray road, Qambar Road, Swat, feasibility, study and design for improvement of Oghi Battagram Road and construction of RCC bridge at Biari Khwar, District Battagram, construction and blacktopping of internal roads of Tehsil Battagram District Battagram, pavement of roads and streets for UC saray Saleh, Shah Maqsood, Rehana, Ali Khan, Darwesh, PindHasim Khan, UC South and Pandak of District Haripur, feasibility, study, design and construction of Akunbandi bridge from Rehana to Chapra and Rehana to Techar, Noordi to Pind Jamal Khan, Talkor road, District Haripur, improvement of service roads from Northern bypass up to Akbarpura and JabaDaudzai village, construction of Mian Gujar to Charsadda road via Damne Afgani, Kharakay and Shakarpura road, Peshawar, construction of Adezay to Sherkera (Ithad Chowk) to Hameed Khan road, rehabilitation of internal roads of UC Badaber Maira Korizay and construction of Maryam zai Deli dher road along with RCC Bridge, Peshawar, feasibility, study, design and rehabilitation of C&W roads in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, improvement of 15 km roads, construction of Swari Bypass road and construction of Battara Akhun Kalay road via Kozshamnal, Buner, feasibility, study, design and construction of bypass road from Ayub Bridge Havellian to Dhamtour at Abbotabad, construction of Lunda Sharif to Jumma Sharif road UC Lunda Sharif and Charri Bhohar to Jhok Ameen road UC Mairan District D.
I.Khan. In the DWSS sector approved projects were "WSS scheme and sanitation schemes and its distribution work in District Dir Upper, WSS scheme and distribution work, District Dir upper, WSS scheme and Distribution work District Malakand. In the Building sector only approved project was "District Secretariat Buner" while the projects of agriculture sector included "provision of agriculture implements and machinery to small land holders in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, technological improvement in research and strengthening of agriculture research stations of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The projects including provision of stipends to secondary schools girls students of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Phase-XII) (SBSE), special initiatives-girls stipends in low NER Districts, hard area allowance for lady supervisors, incentives for best performing teachers, head masters, principals, construction of boundary walls in government schools of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through Tamer-e-School Programme, automation of courts in selected District of KP, feasibility, study, design and construction of court rooms with allied facilities for honourable judges at Peshawar High Court and D.I.Khan Bench, construction of rooms for district and high court bar Swat and bar rooms Abbottabad, establishment of small industrial estate Abbottabad-II, provision of infrastructure facilities at expanded land of hatter industrial estate were also approved.