In the wake of successful op against terrorists, Govt of Pakistan and US decided, in principal, to undertake dev works in SWA on fast track basis, Pakistan Army in consultation with Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) Sectt identified three Sec namely Comm, Water and Power for this purpose. In this contrext a concept Paper identifying the projs intended to be undertaken, proposed methodology for exec and cost eff was submitted to US Embassy on 25 Nov 2009.
A meeting was held at GHQ in Rawalpindi on 11 Dec 2009 b/w US officials and Pakistan Army/FATA officials wherein US auth commthatapprox US $ 50.00 M will be made aval by them as Phase-I cmt for which we need to identify and agree upon the QIPs that will be undertaken and completed within one year. Funding for remainining projs will be contingent upon satisfactory utilization of Phase-I funds and shall be decided later. Due to good pace of projs the Phase-I funding has been enhanced to US $ 135 M and US $ 95 M has been cmt for Phase-II
Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Roads
Following roads are under const in phase-I:-
- Rd Tank-Gomal-Wana (105 KM)
Nine x Small Dams were identified for const however due to fin constraint it was decided to undertake design studies (PC-IIs) of One Dam (Mehsud area), 1x Irr Sys (Wazir area) in phase-I and these will be exec in Phase-II
Fol works are being undertakenin Phase-I:-
- Up-grading of Wana Grid Station from 66 KV to 132 KV
- Laying of transmission line from Gomal to Wana.
Phase-II (Projs)- Road Wana - Makeen
- Road Torwam - Shakai
- Kundiwam Dam
- Dhana Irr Sys