Peshawar—The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) held its meeting under the Chairmanship of Muhammad Azam Khan, Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday. The forum considered 30 projects pertaining to different sectors including agriculture, Food, Environment, Elementary & Secondary Education, Higher Education, Sports & Tourism, Energy & Power, Local Development and Multi Sectoral Development sectors for the uplift of the province. The forum approved 24 projects with an estimated cost of Rs.16496.932m. Four projects were deferred due to inadequate designs.
In the Agriculture sector approved projects were “Small Farmers Land Development /Reclamation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, F/S and Establishment of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Seed Corporation, Plantation of Five Million Olive Saplings in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Maintenance of Model Farm, Sangbhatti, Improvement of Trout Hatchery at Madyan Swat & Carp Hatchery at Sher Abad Peshawar with Training Centers, Establishment of Insaf Veterinary Clinics, Development of Fisheries and Aquaculture in KPK, Sustainable Agriculture Development for Food Security through Integrated Approach in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Insaf Food Security Programme in KP, Improvement and Lining of Water Courses in KPK, Reclamation of Degraded Soils Through Soil Conservation Practices in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.