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District Council

Every district of the province will have a district council constituted by general seats, seats reserved for women, peasants/workers, youth and non-Muslims as prescribed under the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Local Government Act 2013. A summary of the key roles and functions of a district council entails:

  • Approving short and long term development plans and annual budgetary proposals of district government
  • Electing Standing Committee of the district council for each office of district government to oversee administrative matters and service delivery obligations
  • Reporting on efficiency, responsiveness, quality and performance of service delivery for progress review
  • Examining tax proposals, budget plans, re-appropriations and supplementary grants by instituting a Finance Committee of the district council
  • Scrutinise accounts showing appropriations of funds granted by the district council through District Accounts Committee
  • Considering matters regarding standard operating procedures to ensure smooth implementation by electing a Committee on Conduct of Business
  • Constituting joint committees of village and neighbourhood councils for overseeing working of district government and municipal administration offices
  • Making recommendations for enhancement of care for disabled, disadvantaged and marginalised segments
  • Reviewing reports presented by the Nazim District Council and consider recommendations of District Accounts Committee
  • Approving master, zoning and land use plans, including classification and reclassification of land, environment control, urban design, urban renewal and ecological balances
  • Evaluating implementation of rules and bye-laws governing housing, markets, zoning, environment, roads, traffic, tax, infrastructure and public utilities
  • Sanctioning proposals for public transport and mass transit systems, construction of express ways, flyovers, bridges, roads, under passes and inter-town streets
  • Reviewing development of integrated system of water reservoirs, water sources, treatment plants, liquid and solid waste disposal, sanitation and other municipal services

Composition of the District Council

District
General
Women
Peasants/Workers
Minorities
Youth
Total
Peshawar 92 31 5 5 5 138
Haripur 45 15 3 3 3 69
Nowshera 47 16 3 3 3 72
Charsadda 49 17 3 3 3 75
Swabi 56 19 3 3 3 84
Mardan 75 25 4 4 4 112
Kohat 32 11 2 2 2 49
Karak 21 7 2 2 2 34
Hangu 19 7 1 1 1 29
Bannu 49 17 3 3 3 75
Lakki Marwat 33 11 2 2 2 50
Dera Ismail Khan 49 16 3 3 3 74
Tank 16 6 1 1 1 25
Abbottabad 51 17 3 3 3 77
Mansehra 59 20 3 3 3 88
Battagram 20 7 1 1 1 30
Swat 67 22 4 4 4 101
Buner 29 9 2 2 2 44
Shangla 28 10 2 2 2 44
Chitral 24 8 2 2 2 38
Dir Upper 31 10 2 2 2 47
Malakand 28 10 2 2 2 44
Kohistan 39 13 2 2 2 58
Dir Lower 41 13 2 2 2 60
Torghar 15 5 1 1 1 23
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