PESHAWAR    -   The Provincial Development Working Party has approved schemes of worth Rs5304 million on Monday.

The 21st meeting of PDWP held under the chairmanship of Additional Chief Secretary Shahab Ali Shah approved the schemes. The meeting was attended by members of PDWP and departments concerned.

The forum approved 12 projects pertaining to C&W, Health, Social Welfare and Elementary and Secondary Education (E&SE) for the uplift of the province.

Approved projects include upgradation of hospitals such as RHC to Category-D in District Buner, Basic health Unit to Category-D in Chamkani Peshawar, Category-D to Category-C in Katlang Mardan and scope of few projects was enhanced. Reconstruction of Women & Children Liaqat Memorial Teaching Hospital Kohat, up-gradation of RHC Oghi to Category-D in District Mansehra and Civil Hospital of Sherwan Abbottabad to Category-D in health sector, construction of Qalandarabad By-pass Abbottabad, installation of Optical Fibre Networking, up-gradation of existing IT system of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission, Establishment of Bolo Helpline Centre for Gender Based Violence at Peshawar and purchase of furniture and equipments for school to be constructed under FIP also include in approved projects.