Haripur: Deputy Commissioner Haripur Muhammad Fawad called on a briefing on the Solid Waste Management Project of Swat District to assess the feasibility of its replication at Haripur District. Additional Deputy Commissioner (Finance and Planning), Assistant Commissioner Haripur (Headquarters), and a representative of TMA Haripur also attended the meeting.
The Sub National Governance (SNG) Programme funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO) UK, briefed the chair regarding its initiative of the “End-to-End Service Delivery Pilot Project’ of solid waste management in Swat. This project is piloted in Tehsil Bahrain and Tehsil Babuzai in Swat. Under this pilot project, the planning process and governance structure of solid waste management is first assessed, and after the identification of weak links, solutions for improvement are worked out. These solutions have exhibited visibly improved results.
The pilot in TMA Bahrain was started with 100 households and is now expanded to 4,000 households. The SNG team is assisting the administration of Haripur in planning to replicate the same successful model in TMA Haripur.
The Deputy Commissioner thanked the SNG Programme, for choosing the Haripur district for orientation about this pilot project. He also assured all possible support from his office.
- Press Release