SRSP has provided support to Political Administration and Pak Army to established two model villages (Sarbankai and Minranshah Kaley) in North Waziristan Agency. 11 community managed physical infrastructure schemes have been initiated including construction of Main gates, PPC Streets, Drains, Link Roads, Protection Walls and installation of Dustbins and Solar street lights. Cheques were distributed among community members under a four years project funded by the Government of Germany and financed by KfW to support Reintegration and Rehabilitation for Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) in FATA. Beside community members, Pak Army, Representatives of line department, political administration and FDMA attended the ceremony held at Miranshah North Waziristan Agency.
The representatives of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government and UNDP stressed the need for adopting innovative ways to address the issues of unemployment and lack of livelihood opportunities in the merged districts. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister of Finance and Planning Taimur Jhagra and resident representative of UNDP Ignacio Artaza were speaking at a ceremony to inaugurate vocational training for 500 youth from the merged districts of Khyber, North and South Waziristan. The train ing is being organized at the Human Resource Centre of the Sarhad Rural Support Programme (SRSP) in Hayatabad. The six-month training is being funded by the USAID through UNDP in a project being implemented by the SRSP in the three districts. The youth are being imparted training in different trades including solar panel, auto mechanic, motorcycle, refrigeration and air-condition repairing. The trainings are certified by the City and Guild London.