CM’s advisor briefed on safe city projects in Peshawar, Swat


An important meeting held here on Wednesday with the Advisor to Chief Minister on Home and Tribal Affairs Babir Saleem Swati in the chair reviewed progress so far made on the different ongoing developmental projects of the department.
The meeting was attended by the senior officials of the department.
The forum was briefed regarding the ongoing projects of the Home and Tribal Affairs including the Safe City Projects in Peshawar and Swat and other ongoing and new development projects of the prosecution, jails, search and reclamation, public safety commission, police infrastructure, forensic laboratory Peshawar.
The forum was informed that a total of 79 schemes have been included in the financial year 2022-23 developmental programs.
Moreover, a number of schemes in the annual development programs have been included for newly merged districts of the province under the Accelerated Implementation (AIP) schemes.
The meeting was informed that there are 55 ongoing schemes in the annual development schemes, while 24 new schemes have been additionally.
The provincial government has allocated a total of Rs 3580 million for the aforementioned schemes. Of which Rs3246.78 million for the ongoing schemes and Rs3246.78 million for the new schemes.
The meeting was apprised that the finance department has so far released a total of Rs1327.633 for the projects of the department.
“21 projects are in the final stages of completion, besides computerized arms license,” the meeting told.
On this occasion, Babir Azam Swati issued instructions to officials of the department concerned to expedite work on the establishment of Forensic Science Laboratory Peshawar.
In the meeting, it was also decided to inaugurate the Haripur Jail Staff Training Academy soon, to ensure the provision of facilities to the people of the province.