HomeFATA Urban Centers Project (FUCP)


Grant Amount:: US$ 8 million
Project Effectiveness Date: April 12, 2012
Project Closing Date: September 30, 2015
Status: Completed
Geographical Area:
Khar, Bajaur

Implementing Agency

TARUCCI, FATA Secretariat.

PCNA Priorities (Pillars)

Strategic Objective 1: Build Responsiveness and Effectiveness of the State.

Strategic Objective 3: Ensure Delivery of Basic Services.


To improve urban services and management in Khar, Bajaur Agency and develop a framework for urban management in FATA.


Population of Khar.


Achievements on Project Completion


  • The Project achieved its planned results and, in many cases, exceeded its targets. A beneficiary feedback survey shows that 93 percent of beneficiaries were satisfied with the project and the implementation process

  • A total of 532 solar street lights installed benefitting the entire population of Khar, Bajuar

  • Rehabilitation and improvement of 4.3km of urban roads benefiting estimated 40,000 people

  • 14 street pavements and improved drainage schemes

  • Approximately 900 household connections provided with a capacity for an additional 1,300 households through creation/rehabilitation of seven tubewells

  • An estimated 30,000 people benefiting from provision of tractors and trolleys provided to the MC Khar for solid waste collection