Lakki Marwat

Lakki Marwat came into being as a new district of Bannu Division on 1st July 1992.The area consisting of arid plains could not be developed due to an number of constraints,including water shortage and lack of irrigation networks-due to which it inherited an extremely weak agricultural base.

Transport and mineral sector are the main stay of the economic life of the people of the area,while agriculture is the main source of livelihood of the rural population.Total area of Lakii Marwat district is 3164 sq km with a population density of 238 persons per sq km.The total population of Lakki Marwat district is 753,672 in 2011-12 whereas total cultivated area in the district is 116,900 hectares.

Highlights

Students of Mass Communication Department, Gomal University DIKhan field activity at Vocational Training Center established by KP-SADP.
Mr. Ghulam Habib, Project Director Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Southern Area Development Project (KP-SADP) Pakistan receiving the Country Winner Award (South Asian Procurement Innovative Award-SAPIA) from Ms. Elmas Arisoy, World Bank South Asia Procurement Manager.
Commissioner DIKhan Division Abdul Ghafoor Baig inspecting different developmental schemes of KP-SADP in DIKhan along with project staff.
All Pakistan KP-SADP Football Tournament held at Ghazni Khel area of District Lakki Marwat. Total 40 football teams from all over Pakistan participated in the tournament. Senior Minister KPK Inayatullah Khan was Chief Guest in the final match whereas Project Director KP-SADP Ghulam Habib and Senior Politician of the area Humayun Saifullah Khan were also present on the occasion. Young Bannu team grabbed the trophy by beating Shaheen Club Tank on penalty kicks. Chief Guest and other speakers on this occasion lauded KP-SADP efforts for the promotion of sports activities in this backward area of the province.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Southern Area Development Project (KP-SADP) has established ‘One Solution Prefabricated Smart School’ at Dawlat Tajazai, district Lakki Marwat. The six-container classrooms outfit, is web-enabled, air-conditioned, solar system and multimedia with six projectors, internet facility, bio-matric attendance system, six laptops per classroom, student’s recreational area and even four toilets. Around 170 girls’ students of nearby villages will take benefit from this innovative education facility where each class has 28 students’ capacity.
This community outreach initiative by KP-SADP could help the government to provide high quality smart education at even the remote areas in the province.