Development projects launched in Bamyan, Uruzgan provinces
The National Solidarity Program (NSP) of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/NSP) have completed various development projects in Bamyan and Uruzgan provinces.
Costing AFN 59,594,000, 40 public utility projects have been completed in a number of areas in Bamyan province with 10% contribution from the local communities.
According to NSP Provincial Manager in Bamyan province, these projects include the construction of four community centers, a water reservoir at a capacity of 1,855 square meters, a protective wall 7,862 meters in length, a 365-meter irrigation canal, culverts and gravelling of 610 meters of rural roads.
Approximately, 2,697 families in different communities had an opportunity to gain access to basic human needs upon completion of these projects.
The NSP completed 20 welfare projects in the districts of Dehrawod, Chora, Khas Urozgan and Gizab and in a number of areas in Terinkot, the center of Uruzgan province.
The projects were implemented at a total cost of AFN 26,000,000 with 10% contribution from the local communities.
According to NSP Provincial Manager in Uruzgan province, these projects include construction of a protection wall, culverts, irrigation canals, retaining walls, side ditches, excavation of wells and gravelling of rural roads.
Around 5,000 families in different communities have benefited from these projects.
Since its inception in Bamyan province, the NSP has been able to execute 1,393 infrastructure projects in different sectors such as transport, water and sanitation, irrigation, power, livelihoods, education, etc while the work on another 686 is currently in progress in various communities.
In Uruzgan province, the NSP has been able to execute 1,259 infrastructure projects disbursing AFN 1,288,054,398 in different sectors and work on hundreds of others is currently in progress.
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