The Khyber Pakthunkhwa government has approved a mega project worth Rs133.367 million to help women entrepreneurs associated with garments sector in the province.
The approval was given by Provincial Working Development Party (PWDP) after the project was pending for the last three years in the province.
Official sources said on Monday that PWDP has approved Rs133 out of Rs367 million for this long awaited project and hoped that the Finance Department would soon issue necessary funding for it.
During last fiscal year, Rs34.990 million had been released for expenditure of this project whereas Rs 30 million was allocated for it in current fiscal year. This project after completion would benefit thousands of women besides alleviate poverty and generate employment opportunities especially in rural areas of the province.