364 Development Projects Completed in Logar Province
At a cost of AFN 461,427,000– funded by the National Solidarity Programme of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD/NSP) 364 welfare projects have recently been completed in the districts of Baraki Barak, Charkh, Kharwar, Khoshi, Muhammad Agha, Azra and in a number of localities related to Pul-e-Alam the center of Logar province.
According to NSP provincial manager in Logar province, these development projects encompass the construction of 15,764 meters of protection walls, 21,390 meters of irrigation canals, 22,064 meters of retaining walls, irrigation reservoirs for 3,000 jirabs of land, an aqueduct 90 meters in length, 1,181 meters of gabion walls, water-intakes for 2,935 jirabs of land, a 40-meter super passage, 43,617 meters of pathways, 156 culverts,, 69 community centers, one school building, 6 training centers, a couple of health clinics, micro hydro power stations capable of generating 36 KW energy, 73,697 meters of water supply networks, gravelling 14,525 meters of rural roads, cleaning of underground canals (kariz) capable of irrigating 7,330 jirabs of land and excavation of 650 wells equipped with hand pumps.
Approximately, 46,143 families in various communities have been able to gain access to basic human needs upon completion of these projects.
Since its inception in Logar province, the NSP has been able to cover 795 communities and execute 1,835 infrastructure projects in different sectors including transport, water and sanitation, irrigation, power, livelihoods, education, etc while the work of another 69 is currently in progress in various communities of this province.
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