Peshawar : The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) held its meeting under the Chairmanship of Dr. Hammad Uwais Agha Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday.
Secretary P&D Department Syed Zafar Ali Shah and respective administrative Secretaries attended the meeting. The forum considered 26 projects pertaining to Irrigation, Home, Health, Elementary & Secondary Education, Higher Education, Sports & Tourism, Communication & Works, Public Health Engineering, Relief & Rehabilitation, Transport and ST&IT Departments for the uplift of the province. The forum approved 23 Projects with an estimated cost of Rs. 11846.088 million. 3 projects were deferred due to inadequate project designs.
Approved projects of Home sector included “Construction of Police Station at Kotkai Khazana and Re-construction of Police Check Posts at Miskini and Kambat, Dir (Lower), F/S and Dev. of Police Infrastructure in KP Police Station at Kabalgram, Chauga, Olandar, Dandai District Shangla, Swari at District Buner, Gawaleri and Gat-Poechar at Swat, Kuz Paro Kohistan.
Approved projects of Health sector included “Completion of Balance Works, Payment of Contractor’s Liabilities and Purchase of Equipment for Hepatitis Centre (former Burn Centre), Nishtarabad, Peshawar, National Program for Family Planning & Primary Health Care (LHWs Program) KPK”.