Activities Performed
  • Done in 2013-14
  • Planned for 2014-15
  • Needs
  • Challanges

    Activities done in 2013-14:

    1. All data in 25 districts regarding PWDs computerized. One lac twelve thousand PWDs including male ,female, children registered with the Social Welfare Department in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and it is anticipated that around 1700000( Seventeen lac persons with disabilities) are living in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
    2. An amount of Rs,71 million was disbursed among 29000 PWDs (including male , female and children) through proper advertisement in News Papers and in public gatherings through elected representatives. This exercise was done for the first time in the history of the province.
    3. The provincial Government notified building Code with the Directions to all executing agencies to ensure ramps for the PWDs in the new buildings.
    4. Higher Education Department issued notification with the Directions to all Universities for free education for PWDs.
    5. The Social Welfare Department pursued the implementation of 2% quota and recovered an amount of Rs.45 lac (4500000) in the last six months of the last financial year at the rate of Rs.2000 per month.
    6. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Foundation for the PWDs established with an initial allocation of Rs.500 million.
    7. National Sports gala arranged for PWDs which was attended by more than 300 players from all provinces and FATA.
    8. Attendance of students in Special Education Institutes enhanced from 45 % to 85 % by activating the Parents teachers councils.
    9. Free education, transport and food provided to all hostalized students in all Special Education Institutes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
    10. First Provincial Special Education Policy of Inclusive Education drafted and the same is in final stage.
    11. Financial assistance was granted to 34 Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
    12. Tour Programs were arranged for the students of Special Education Institutes.
    13. MOU was signed with CHEF International for strengthening of all Special Education Institutes and capacity bulding of the Staff of special Education Institutes.
    14. Meetings were held with the Election Commission of Pakistan and NADRA to develop a special mechanism for PWDs regarding their NICs , vote registration and vote casting. Survey/Census of PWDs in collaboration with Election Commission of Pakistan has started and the same will be replicated in rest of the provinces.
    15. Free of cost artificial limbs provided to 2400 PEDs and purchases of 5.6 millions made for ALW.