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The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is a tribal region in the northwest of Pakistan, lying between the provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the north and east, Balochistan to the south, and the neighbouring country of Afghanistan to the west. The territory is almost exclusively inhabited by various Pashtun tribes. FATA comprises of seven tribal agencies and six frontier regions.
FATA Development Authority is a specialized development organization established to broach more innovative, fast track and participatory approach and to replace the conventional straight jacket development systems. FATA Development Authority is structured on corporate and commercial lines with a lean...
► A huge command area of approx 32331 Acres brought under cultivation
► Huge population given access to clean drinking water
► As a result, locals engaged in various income generating activities
► Resultantly, use of clean drinking water minimized water-borne diseases
► Power generation projects – smooth electricity supply prospects.
► Credit facility for tribal youth launched
► Rs. 1118 million disbursed to FATA youth as Interest-free loans
► Reputed firm “Akhuwat” engaged for distribution of loans
► 37593 youth availed credit facility
► FATA youth enabled to start small businesses at their doorsteps
►15 blocks have been allotted to various National and Multinational Exploration and Production Companies in erstwhile FATA.
► OGDCL has completed 2D seismic data acquisition in Latamber and Kohat Block
► Al-Hajj Enterprises (Private) Limited has completed 2D Seismic data acquisition in Baska North block and will commence drilling by the end of 2018.
► MOL has completed surface geological mapping & gravity survey in Tal Block (NWA, FR Bannu) and now planning for 2D Seismic Survey.
► BGP (Pakistan) International, contractor of OGDCL has completed 2D Seismic survey in Wali block.Two mega Geological structures were identified in the area, further interpretation/investigation of collected Seismic Data Acquisition is in process.
► 2800 local Tribesmen were attached with these Oil & Gas Companies in their respective areas for on job services.
► More than Rs. 3.5 billion were invested so far by Oil & Gas Companies (Lease Holders) in erstwhile FATA – a historical milestone
►Two new blocks i.e. Wana Block(SWA) and Mir Ali Block(NWA) have been identified for further attraction of Investment and creation of job opportunities for locals in erstwhile FATA.
► MIE (Mohmand Industrial Estate) – tremendous investment and growth opportunities.
► 295 plots of different sizes
► Equipped with state of the art infrastructure – availability of regular power supply
► More than 18000 job opportunities
► Considered as part of projects under the China – Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
► 6400 meters core drilling completed on Shinkai Copper, NWA
► 14 million tons of copper reserves proven.
► Two copper enrichment plants each of 500 tons capacity procured and are being installed at site.
► About 5000 tons soapstone excavated. More than 400 locals engaged during mining.
► In 2017-18, around 20 km shingle roads constructed in minerals bearing areas. Total till date, about 170 km roads completed in FATA.
► Satellite Mine Rescue Centre established in Orakzai and Dara Adam Khel(FR Kohat) were made operational.
► 230 mines workers trained.
► 40 mines worker rescued during rescues operation.
► 15 abandoned mines were rehabilitated and made operational.
► Two new schemes for Metallic Minerals Exploration and Decorative & Dimension Stones in FATA approved. Work in Orakzai & Kurram Agencies has been started.