The provincial government is working on multi-sector uplift programmes for expediting development in the seven merged districts of the province. Dubbed as special emphasis programmes (SEPs) for the financial year 2020-21, a total of seven SEPs will be piloted in the Newly Merged Tribal Districts (NMTDs).
The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Planning and Development Department is formulating programmes designs in collaboration with the relevant departments. This was stated by K-P Additional Chief Secretary Shakeel Qadir Khan as he addressed the technical assistance team of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Merged Areas Governance Project.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 22nd, 2020.
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