KP cabinet includes transplantation of liver in Sehat Card Plus Scheme

Staff Reporter

Provincial cabinet decided to include Liver Transplant in Sehat Card Plus Scheme and hinted at the inclusion of Bone Marrow Transplant facility in the scheme in the next phase.

The cabinet approved regularization of 2500 Ex-Servicemen/ till attaining the age of superannuation.

These Ex-servicemen presently serving the provincial police on contract basis and rendered valuable services was against terrorism.

Moreover, the cabinet also approved to provide 225 Kanal of land for the establishment of the state of the Art University of Azakhel Nowshera Inclusive of sports ground.

The cabinet met here on Tuesday with Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan in the chair.

Cabinet members, Chief Secretary, IG Police, Additional Chief Secretary and administrative secretaries attended the meeting.

Briefing the mediamen, about the decision of the cabinet meeting, Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Information & Higher Education Kamran Bangash said that provincial cabinet today disposed of 40 important agenda items.

He informed that Chief Minister welcomed the newly inducted cabinet members and new IG KP Police.

The Chief Minister directed all the departments to ensure framing of rules under the new Acts of their respective departments within a week time, otherwise strict action will be initiated against those who failed to comply with the framing of rules within the given timeframe.

Kamran Bangash added that Chief Minister had given clear directives to identify those government buildings of all the departments which are under-utilized within a week time so that their proper utilization for the public welfare could be ensured.

The cabinet also approved Panagah Rules 2020. This will ensure healthcare facilities, security, food, transportation etc for the shelter less people staying in Panagah.

The cabinet approved Local Government Private Housing Schemes (Management and Regulation) Rules 2021, to provide a comprehensive legal framework for the management, Regularization of private Housing Schemes and thus to ensure basic civic amenities and municipal service to the residents as well as to ensure planned construction and efficient land utilization.

Kamran Bangash added that cabinet today discussed in detail the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Land Use and Building Control Authority Act 2021 and constituted a cabinet committee comprising of Minister Local Government, Minister Food, Minister Labour, Minister Agriculture and Advocate General to further fine-tune the proposed Act and present the same to the next meeting of cabinet for approval.

The cabinet also approved certain amendments in Local Government Act 2013 with regard to the upcoming Local Bodies Election and reiterated its commitment that provincial government is ready for the election.

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