PESHAWAR: At least 17 percent girls of merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are deprived of education, findings of a latest report revealed.
The survey report is jointly prepared by the local bodies department and USAID. The report gauged that the districts lacked 24 higher secondary, 281 high, 249 middle and 331 primary schools.
It recommended building 149 dispensaries and 504 basic health centers in the erstwhile FATA districts.
The report told that 15 percent of the tribal areas was deprived of roads and 30 percent population of clean drinking water.
The KP director for education said that work on shortage of schools and basic necessities was underway in the tribal districts. He said there were enough schools in the merged districts, but they lacked resources and facilities.