PESHAWAR, Jan 14 (APP):Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has assured the extension of efficient healthcare and educational facilities to the newly seven merged districts of erstwhile FATA.He was presiding over a meeting on the extension of efficient services in health, education and other social sectors in the seven newly merged districts of the erstwhile FATA into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at Chief Minister Secretariat Peshawar.
	The schools would be made functional, the weaknesses in schools and hospitals would be overcome and the staff deficiency would be filled and the schools and hospital devastated by the war on terror would be reconstructed and rehabilitated on emergency basis.
	There would be an overall recovery plan for mainstreaming the seven new districts merged into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
	The Chief Minister said that he will personally visit the FATA University to see and assess the arrangements and facilities so far made. He said that the provincial government would plan the efficient use of Rupees hundred billion pledged package by the federal government for mainstreaming the seven newly merged districts. 
	We would work on emergency basis in all sectors and the problems of FATA University would be resolved on emergency basis.
	Mahmood Khan assured the establishment of new schools and hospitals on need basis in order to facilitate the people needing these facilities. He directed the education department to visit the tribal areas and prepare a roadmap for the establishment of colleges and schools in different new districts. 
	The government would provide resources and necessary staffing for the full utilization of institutions in both sectors. He directed to make functional all colleges in the new districts. There should be a separate plan for each college in order to provide teachers.
	The Chief Minister directed the IMU to visit the educational institutions in the new districts and prepare a plan to overcome the deficiency and weaknesses and take action against the fake and ghost staff. 
	He directed the IMU to monitor all educational institutions including commerce college, technical colleges and other educational institutions. The existing system of education in the province would be extended to the new districts. He assured that the system of education would attract the parents to send their kids for quality education after merger.
	He directed the health department to plan their own scheme for creating healthcare facilities in the new districts. The old system should go and it would be replaced by the new system in vogue in the province in order to resolve all health related problems in the new districts. 
	He called upon the elected representatives to carry out persuasive and motivational interactions for the promotion of education in the new districts. 
	The provincial Ministers would also visits these new districts and the efforts of the government should be supplemented by the elected representatives both MNAs and senators who would be taken onboard in the establishment of new schools and hospitals. He directed the health department to ensure the posting of doctors having domicile of the newly merged districts. 
	The MNAs and senators of the new districts should sit with the secretary health to find out durable solution of all the weaknesses and deficiencies.
	Earlier the meeting was briefed about the existing facilities teachers and doctors in education and healthcare units.