Peshawar Report By: Muhammad Ali Khan
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has ordered to speed up the recruitment process through the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission and make reasonable recommendations if needed (monthly) to address the shortage of teaching staff in government colleges. Directed to formulate a procedure for recruitment of temporary teaching staff on salary). He also ordered to the opening of the newly established government colleges for teaching as soon as possible.
He issued these instructions while presiding over the 77th meeting of the provincial cabinet at Civil Secretariat Peshawar. Provincial Ministers, Advisors to the Chief Minister, Special Assistants, Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary, Senior Member Board of Revenue, and Secretaries of the concerned departments attended the meeting.
The Chief Minister directed to release of full funds for roads and other ongoing development projects in the merged districts so that these projects of public interest can be completed within the stipulated timelines.
Similarly, the Cabinet appointed Syeda Rabia Sultan for the vacant post of Independent Director among the members of the Board of Directors of Water and Sanitation Services Company (wssc) Abbottabad, while the vacant post of Chief Executive Officer in Water and Sanitation Services Company (wssc) Abbottabad. The appointment of Mohammad Rehan Yusuf has also been approved. The cabinet approved the transfer of 8 Kanal 10 marla government land from the local district administration to the home and tribal affairs department for setting up the district police officer, CTD office, and special branch office in Kalaya, the district headquarters of Orakzai district.
The provincial cabinet also approved the provision of 2 canals of government land for the expansion of water resources development projects supported by the Asian Development Bank in the annual development program and the provision of 2 canals of government land for the establishment of 1122 RESCO stations in Batkhela. Granted in-principle approval for handing over C&W Rest House Naran to Kaghan Development Authority and Shagai Rest House Saidu Sharif to Upper Swat Development Authority for office use with necessary conditions.
Similarly, the Cabinet approved the amendment of the law to revise the tender rate due to the change in the Tobacco Recovery Cess rate. Chief Minister Mehmood Khan ordered all government departments to immediately implement the decision to increase the minimum monthly wage to Rs 26,000 and directed that no delay in implementing this decision will be tolerated.