Govt decides to establish tehsil revenue complexes in Khyber Pakthunkhwa.
PESHAWAR, July 11, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The government has decided to establish Tehsil Revenue Complexes in Khyber Pakthunkhwa to further streamline revenue generation activities in province. Official sources in Finance Department told on Sunday that a comprehensive plan has been chalked out to construct tehsil revenue complexes in Mardan, Charsadda and Bannu Districts and suggestions of stakeholders in this regard would be highly welcomed. In addition to computerization of land record in Khyber Pakthunkhwa, he said that state-of-art Patwar Khanas would be established in Peshawar and Abbottabad Districts. For Revenue Department, he said, the government has earmarked Rs.170 million in ADP-2010-11 to complete five ongoing schemes. He said the government has decided to construct 100 Patwar khanas in the province and computerization of land records in 18 districts is also on card. Referring to Regional Development sector, he said, the government was giving special focus on area development projects as it plays a significant role in enhancing the agricultural productivity, natural resource management and rural development especially in rural areas. These multi -sectoral projects are aimed at reducing poverty by investing in social services, rural infrastructure, rural support services and also strengthening of institutions; for better resource management and development of rural population. The mega projects in this sector such as Kala Dhaka and Kohistan Area Development Projects and Bacha Khan Poverty Alleviation Program will execute multiple interventions pertaining to rural roads, provision of potable water, natural resource management, micro-finance services, skill development in their respective ambits. In the Local Development sub -sector, major projects namely Community Development Project -III, Clean Drinking Water for All, Renewal of Urban centres in major cities, Rural water supply and sanitation program and Urban development project will carry out developmental works for improvement in roads infrastructure both in rural and urban area, water supply schemes, provision of potable water, sewerage and drainage systems, pavement of streets in Khyber Pakthunkhwa. To provide quality meat to people, the government under their new program would construct five slaughter houses in the province. Martyrs monument and park in Fizza Ghat Swat, community halls in Mardan, Malakand and Nowshera districts, special project on disaster mitigation in the province has also been planned, he informed. In the law and order sub -sector, main emphasis will be on completion of ongoing programs; massive allocations would be made under the second phase of Police Support Development Programme with the aim to strengthen Police Department for constructing Police infrastructure in the province i.e. police stations/posts/lines and procure requisite equipment in order to improve security and safe guard against terrorism. The government, he said, has allocated Rs.14515.719 million for 46 projects in ADP 2010-11 out of which 30 are ongoing and 16 are new. He said that 63 police stations/posts/lines would be completed while 62 irrigation channels will constructed besides completion of 84 drinking water supply schemes in Khyber Pakthunkhwa. Likewise, 520 fruit orchards and vegetable plots would be completed besides establishment of eight small hydro power plants and imparting skill training to 9758 persons. To provide quality milks and meat, he said government was giving top focus on livestock and dairy development as it has directly linked with economy of rural population. He said that 56000 animals will be artificially inseminated. The official said that all these programmes have been designed after consolations with local community to make these projects durable and life-long.
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|Publication:||Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)|
|Date:||Jul 11, 2010|
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