Planning & Development Department is the major policy
decision-making stakeholder especially in the field
of development in the Province. It is responsible for
the implementation and monitoring of the overall development
plans of the Province.
It plays the most important role in policy making (provincial
and sectoral policies, priorities for projects according
to the required resources), in appraisal and processing
of development projects/schemes, in implementation (monitoring
releases and inter-sectoral re-appropriation and in
evaluation). The function of approval (ADP compilation,
allocation of funds, recommendation for approval) is
an important activity of the Department.