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FATA Development Authority prepares development program for new financial year 2009-10.

Peshawar, July 03, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- FATA FATA Fibre Attached Technology Adapted
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 Development Authority (FDA FDA
Food and Drug Administration

FDA, See Food and Drug Administration.

FDA, the abbreviation for the Food and Drug Administration.
) has prepared a focused development program for the new financial year 2009-10 and will spend Rs.1.15 billion on 44- development schemes in the designated eight sectors. This was stated during a presentation on the Annual Development Program 2009-10 of FDA, held at Governor's House here on Friday. The NWFP NWFP North-West Frontier Province (northwest Pakistan)
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 Governor Owais Ahmed Ghani presided over the presentation whereas the Additional Chief Secretary FATA Habibullah Khan Habibullah Khan GCB, GCMG (1872 – February 20, 1919) was the Emir of Afghanistan from 1901 until 1919. He was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, the eldest son of the Emir Abdur Rahman Khan, whom he succeeded by right of primogeniture in October 1901. , Chief Executive FDA Attaullah Khan, Secretary to Governor Arbab Muhammad Arif and General Managers of the different development departments in the FDA attended the presentation. Highlighting the salient features of the ADP (1) (Automatic Data Processing) Synonymous with data processing (DP), electronic data processing (EDP) and information processing.

(2) (Automatic Data Processing, Inc., Roseland, NJ, www.adp.
, the meeting was told that the total volume of the FDA annual development program was 10 % of the FATA ADP with Rs. 304 million increase over the previous year's allocation of Rs. 846 million. Under the program, five ongoing development projects including Dargai Pal small dam in South Waziristan South Waziristan (Urdu: جنوبی وزیرستان) is the southern part of Waziristan, a mountainous region of northwest Pakistan, bordering Afghanistan and covering some 11 585 km² (4,473 mi²).  Agency and Mines Rescue/Safety and Labour Welfare Station in Orakzai Agency Orakzai Agency is situated in the Federal Administrated Areas, Pakistan. It has a population of 450,000 and an area of 700 square miles. History
The Orakzai tribes take their name, which literally means the lost son (Wrak Dzoy), from a romantic legend about their
 would be completed during current financial year. Similarly surveys and feasibilities of 12 proposed projects would also be completed which includes use of Solar Energy project in FATA, one small dam each in Mohmand, Khyber, North Waziristan, FR DI Khan and Orakzai Agency. Feasibility study, design and establishment of Coal Fired Power generation Unit in FATA will also be completed this year. The highest amount of Rs. 500 million has been allocated for 13 ongoing projects in Small Dam and Power sector besides Rs.340 million for 13 projects in Mineral sector, Rs. 125 million for 4 Skill Development Projects, Rs. 29 million for 5 industrial projects and Rs. 112 million for 4 schemes in the Research and Development sector. While ensuring at least Rs. 26 million allocation for each projects, no new project has been included in the ADP in a bid to complete the ongoing schemes at the earliest. The meeting was told that 5 mega projects in the sectors under FDA had also been recommended for inclusion in the Federal PSDP PSDP Project Supervisor Design Process
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 2009-10. These projects include Bara Dam in Khyber Agency, provision of Solar and Wind Energy System in FATA, construction of Raghagan Dam in Bajaur Agency and development of two Townships in FATA. While having detailed discussion on the proposed development schemes, the Governor said that socio-economic development in FATA was one of the govt.'s three-point prioritized strategy, adding that annual budget for FATA development had recently been enhanced accordingly. However he stressed a focused development approach for facilitating the common tribesmen in a minimum possible time. The Governor expressed keen interest in the Solar/ Wind Energy projects and Coal Fired Power generation in FATA and directed that every effort should be made for making these projects viable and worth implementation. The Governor also emphasized on Skill Development in FATA saying that skilled workforce amongst the tribesmen must be prepared ahead of expected industrialization industrialization

Process of converting to a socioeconomic order in which industry is dominant. The changes that took place in Britain during the Industrial Revolution of the late 18th and 19th century led the way for the early industrializing nations of western Europe and
 in tribal areas in the near future. He appreciated the efforts made by FDA for skill development through its various projects initiated for tribal youth and directed more focus over such projects. He directed the Authority to expedite work on its development projects saying, "now is the time that we focus on socio-economic development and make sure that its benefits reaches the common tribesmen".

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