Function of SDDA Swat.
Housing is a basic need and thousands of families are struggling to have a roof over their heads. Rapid population growth, scarcity of government resources, urbanization and the development imbalances between urban and rural areas have compounded the housing problem. In big Cities/Towns this problem has become further worsen. Mingora being hilly station and Divisional Headquarter of Malakand Division. To face this challenge, Provincial Urban Development Board through Swat District Development Authrotiy (SDDA) has launched Kanju Township Scheme at Mingora Swat. The site of the town is situated just 06 KM from the City center on Kabal Shmozai Road, at an altitude of 4200 ft on the North West side of the Saidu Sharif Airport, on North and West it is sorrounded by beautiful mountains.There the season/temprature remains mild through out the year, Like other real states such as Hayatabd,Abbotabad, Mansehra, Kohat and D.I Khan this Schemes will also have all basic facilities like Roads, Water Supply, Sanitation, Telephone, Schools,Civic Centre, Parks, Graveyard, Medical Centre, Mosque etc planned on standared Engineering/Town Planning.
The Scheme envisage to provide 4203 No residential plots of various sizes (one kanal,10-Marla,05-Marla, 03-Marla) with allied facilities i/c Public utility and commercial plots. Similarly SDDA Swat has acquired 176 Acres land for Phase-II, allotted 234 No residential plots of various sizes out of total 1485 No plots (one kanal,10-Marla, 07-Marla, 05-Marla).The scheme is lying redundant since 1998 due to land dispute between SDDA Swat & Ex land owners/tenants.
The Main Functions of this Authority are as under:-
- To provide housing facilities in Urban area of District Swat.
- To execute all kinds of developmental schemes in the urban area duly financed by the provincial/Federal Govt.
- Any other objectives/functions assigned by Provincial/Federal Govt.