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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 vast area of 96510 acres brought under cultivation
► 48806 persons 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. 560 million disbursed amongst youth as Interest-free loans
► Reputed firm “Akhuwat” engaged for distribution of loans
►22360 youth availed credit facility
► FATA youth enabled to start small businesses at their doorsteps
► Geological Mapping completed in December, 2016
► Well known national and International Oil companies established Camp Offices in different Agencies/FRs.
► OGDCL started exploration activities in Tirah Block (Khyber, Kurram & Orakzai Agencies), Orakzai Block (Orakzai & Kurram Agencies), Latamber Block (FR Bannu), Wali Block (FR Lakki, FR Tank & SWA), Kohat Block (Lower Orakzai, FR Kohat & FR Peshawar).
► Al-Hajj Enterprises (Private) Limited started activities in Baska North (FR DIK & SWA).
► MOL, a Hungarian Company, started activities in Tal Block (NWA & FR Bannu).
► 1612 locals employed by these companies.
► Rs. 21 billion invested by Oil & Gas companies – a historical milestone
► Oil & Gas companies established free medical camps – providing health facilities/free medicines to locals.
► Clean drinking water schemes also completed – locals benefitted
► MMC – Industrial Estate with 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
► Part of the China – Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
► 3 Satellite Mine Rescue Centers established at Babar Mela and Dauli in Orakzai Agency and Darra Adam Khel in FR Kohat – Rescue services available to address mining-related accidents
► 300 safety equipment provided to miners – Mining made safe
► 35 closed mines reopened – Economic activities restarted
► 11508 tons soapstone extracted in Kurram Agency – 450 locals employed and handsome income generated