PESHAWAR: A total of 33 new development projects of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have been reflected in the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the year 2021-22 out of which 14 projects would be executed by the provincial government and the other by the federal government.
Meanwhile, the construction of a 495 megawatt hydro powerhouse in Chitral has been included in the PSDP 2022-23.
The KP government has started preparations to include its priority projects in PSDP 2022-23, and initially 66 important development projects have been identified for it. These included 13 projects in the communication and works sector, 12 in agriculture, eight in irrigation sector, nine in higher education, five in energy, and four in the sports and tourism sector.
This stated at a meeting held with Chief Minister Mahmood Khan in the chair to discuss the PSDP projects.
The meeting was told that 66 development projects had been identified for the inclusion in PSDP of the next fiscal year.
The important proposed projects include dualization of the road from Indus Highway to Bannu city, rehabilitation of Tall-Parachinar road, provision of water to Peshawar city from Mohmand Dam, construction of social welfare offices in all merged districts, construction of social welfare complexes in the five settled districts, establishing of an economic zone at Darraban, a women business park in Peshawar, sport complex at Regi Lalma town Peshawar, Khal grater water supply scheme Lower Dir, and construction of a 495 megawatt hydro power project in Chitral.