Some tribal traders and analysts have appreciated the role of SMEDA, while it has also come under criticism from some quarters.
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.
The PDMA has released Rs190 million in the head of monthly instalment for payment of compensation to displaced persons of North Waziristan.
SMEDA says all traders of tribal districts who suffered losses during militancy and military operations cannot be compensated with available funds.
Traders of tribal districts are facing a lot of difficulties in getting assistance through the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA).
Independent Monitoring Unit the (IMU) released its report last month after completing survey of schools in merged districts.
The CM’s adviser said that the Education Department has devised comprehensive planning for promotion of education in tribal 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.
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.
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.
Besides rehabilitation of people of tribal districts affected from militancy and displacement, efforts are continuing to provide them job opportunities.
Businesses of tens of thousands of people were impacted because of displacement from tribal districts due to militancy and military operations.