TDPs: (Govt devises comprehensive development package for TDPs)

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has devised a comprehensive development programme for rehabilitation of Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) and reconstruction of damaged infrastructure in FATA.

Under the programme, work on a development package worth Rs 3.5 billion is being implemented for uplift of far-flung areas of Tirrah Valley of Khyber Agency.

The government would provide four hundred thousand rupees financial assistance to owners of completely damaged houses, while rupees one hundred and sixty thousand will be given to each owner of partially damaged houses for reconstruction.

A survey has also been launched in Khyber, North and South Waziristan Agencies to ascertain the damages.