Affected traders seek increase in aid amount

Some tribal traders and analysts have appreciated the role of SMEDA, while it has also come under criticism from some quarters.

Bara affected traders seek early payment of aid

Bara area of Khyber tribal district was also badly affected from militancy and military operations, but SMEDA did not pay proper attention to this area.

PDMA releases Rs190m for aid to North Waziristan TDPs

The PDMA has released Rs190 million in the head of monthly instalment for payment of compensation to displaced persons of North Waziristan.

All affected traders can’t be compensated with available funds: SMEDA

SMEDA says all traders of tribal districts who suffered losses during militancy and military operations cannot be compensated with available funds.
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Panel discussion: SMEDA process for aid to traders must be made easier

Traders of tribal districts are facing a lot of difficulties in getting assistance through the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA).
80 % of tribal districts schools without boundary walls: IMU report

Missing facilities affecting education standards in tribal schools

Independent Monitoring Unit the (IMU) released its report last month after completing survey of schools in merged districts.

Missing facilities to be provided at schools in tribal districts: Bangash

The CM’s adviser said that the Education Department has devised comprehensive planning for promotion of education in tribal districts.

Panel discussion: IMU report paints poor picture of schools in merged districts

There are 492 schools in Orakzai out of which 165 lack boundary wall, 200 schools lack washrooms, 261 lack drinking water and 265 schools lack electricity.

Primary school in Orakzai village lacks basic facilities

Every single school in tribal districts lacks at least one basic facility, while there are schools which lack many facilities or have no facility at all.

Impact Challenge to prove game changer: Asfandyar Khattak

Under KP Impact Challenge, educated tribal youth having workable ideas of starting new business will get loans ranging from Rs.200,000 to Rs.2 million.

Need for transparency in Impact Challenge program emphasized

Besides rehabilitation of people of tribal districts affected from militancy and displacement, efforts are continuing to provide them job opportunities.

Photostat expert seeks govt assistance to resurrect business

Businesses of tens of thousands of people were impacted because of displacement from tribal districts due to militancy and military operations.