Greater Water Supply Scheme
Peshawar is the metropolitan city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan. It consists of 67 UCs with a total area of 339 square kilometers. Out of 67 UCs, 45 are in the urban areas whereas 22 are in rural areas. The population of Peshawar city is approximately 1.7 million and more than 950 tons (approx.) of waste is produced on daily basis. According to the master plan of Peshawar, the waste generation from residential areas was estimated to be more than 75% of the total waste generation from all sources. Residential waste comprises mainly organic materials (70% at source and 65% at dump site). The organic proportion is higher at source than the dump site which indicates the recovery of organic materials for animal food
The cost of project is. Rs.1.50 billion and its scope includes; provision of a wraparound solid waste management solution including final disposal, door to door collection of garbage & revamping of entire bin system, mechanical and manual sweeping of roads, streets, lanes, footpaths, medians, green belts and open spaces, washing of specified important major roads and special areas as and when required on special occasions, lifting and transportation MSW from community dustbins sites & collection points, establishment of final disposal plant, scientific disposal of remaining portion of non re- recyclable waste, establishment of scientific monitoring & tracking of entire system and establishment of complaint management system.
In investment perspective, the proposed project will offer profitable returns to the investors and can generate funds. Skilled and semi-skilled labour and construction material is already available in the area. Basic utilities like water, electricity, telephone and road network are accessible. The investor can change the scope of work with prior approval of the provincial government.
The project provides an opportunity for the donor agencies / investors for investment and to recoup the capital investment with profit. It can be executed through BOT or any mean mutually agreed by the provincial government and the investor. The project is open for all the state-owned, state-supported and private entities.
The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will facilitate investors for interaction with relevant agencies and is committed to be the partner of investor by providing all the basic facilities in execution of the project. It will provide all legal and technical assistance to the investors. The government will provide assurance of money security. Moreover, the investors friendly security situation prevails in the province.