Peshawar: The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has authorised a total of Rs. 29 billion in development projects, including the building of 10 new police stations and three checkpoints in the Malakand division.
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The projects were authorised during a meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP), which was led by Shahab Ali Shah, extra secretary. According to the provincial administration, a digital city would be built in Harpur districts for the development of information technology at a cost of Rs. 1.3 billion.
The PDWP also approved the building of a two-kilometer flyover in Charsadda’s Kala Dher neighbourhood, as well as a road from Mardan’s Katlang Bazaar. The government has set aside Rs. 3.30 billion for both projects. The government estimates that more than 4 lakh people would gain.
PDWP also authorised the Rs. 2 billion development of a 16-kilometer road from Kohat Road to Shamshutu, as well as the Warsak left bank canal.
The PDWP also authorised the launch of the Rs. 1.40 billion Skill Development Program for the combined districts. 5500 youngsters will be trained in tourism, information technology, technical education, and launching small enterprises as part of the programme.