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CM opens Insaf Rozgar, Sehat Insaf Card schemes Govt focusing on speedy development in merged districts: Mahmood

Staff Reporter


Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has formally inaugurated the Insaf Rozgar Scheme in merged tribal District Mohmand under which interest free loans up to Rs10 lakh will be provided to local residents to help eradicate unemployment and poverty in the terrorism affected areas of the newly merged tribal districts.
The Chief Minister also inaugurated the Sehat Insaf Card Scheme in merged district Mohmand under which 115,000 health cards will be distributed among citizens of District Mohmand. The health cards will cover treatment of cancer, cardiac and all diseases.
These inaugurations were held during the visit of Chief Minister Mahmood Khan to newly merged tribal District Mohmand during which the Chief Minister chaired the Provincial Cabinet meeting, Inaugurated Insaf Rozgar Scheme, Inaugurated the Sehat Insaf Scheme and also took part in the Spring Sports and Culture festival. The Chief Minister, on this occasion, also visited Gandao Small Dam where he was briefed on the work progress and its expected date of completion.
According to details, under the Rozgar scheme, skilled and degree holding unemployed people in the age group of 18 to 50 years would get interest free loans from 50,000 to Rs 1 million. Technical people would get from Rs50,000 to Rs0.5 million whereas others would get Rs50,000 to Rs0.3 million for initiating their businesses.
During his visit, the Chief Minister also participated in the Spring sports and culture festival where students and youth presented various national songs, traditional folk music and dance along with different sports and acrobatic events.
While addressing the participants of the festival, Chief Minister Mehmood Khan stated that people in erstwhile FATA have suffered greatly due to terrorism and insurgency for the past 15 years and have also been exploited for the past 70 years due to non-availability of proper laws.
Mahmood Khan added that due to the merger of erstwhile FATA with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and successful military operations against terrorists, peace has been restored and now the government and all stakeholders are focused towards speedy development in these areas.