Peshawer: According to many sources, the Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government approved 14 uplift projects worth a total of Rs 34.14 billion on Thursday.
According to the breakdown, the provincial government has purchased an additional 268 Kanals of land in Matni Peshawar for a small industrial estate for Rs 540 million and approved the development of 11 small dams in KP as part of a Rs 27 billion project to build 20 small dams.
Similarly, the project to beautify the highways, GT Road, Jamrud Road, and Ring Road would cost Rs40 million.
The meeting also approved a Rs 2.1 billion Special Area Development Project for South Waziristan, which will create more jobs in three years and contribute to the region’s economic development. Local government, irrigation, fisheries, industries, livestock, water management, internship programs, and forestry projects will all be carried out as part of the initiative.
Furthermore, the PDWP approved the construction and rehabilitation of a 13-kilometer section of Togh Sarai Anar Channa road in Hangu District, as well as an 18-kilometer road from Main Hangu road, at Rs180.7 million, while Rs240 million was set aside for strengthening and enhancing the capacity of Village Councils and Neighborhood Councils, and Rs30 million was set aside for the Local Government Department Complex in Dir Lo.