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Infrastructure Development
 
 National Logictics cell

Established in 1977 and mainly officered by serving Army officers, it employs over 6500 civilians / ex servicemen. With a transport fleet comprising 2000 heavy duty vehicles it is capable of combating logistics crises especially handling / transportation of dry and liquid cargo in the country. Besides it has shown visible progress on some of the very important national projects to include port handling, construction works and special projects.


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 Frontier Work Organization

It undertakes large projects of road communication, bridges dams, canals and earthworks. In past thirty years it has constructed 3797 kilometers of roads including Kora Krum Highway, Gilgit-Skardu Link, besides preparing 8 completely new and up-gradating 11 airfields. Further it has undertaken extensive works on irrigation structures to include Khairpur Dam, Sadiqa Feeder and Abbasia Feeder. Some of the other projects are Left Bank outfall Drain, Khanpur Dam, Islam Head Works, SCARP VI Drains and structures and Quresh Ditch. Shile in Power and Energy Sector, construction of Jam Shoro Thermal Power Station, Muzaffargarh Thermal Power Station and Mangla Hydel Power Unit 9 and 10.


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 Fauji Foundation

This organization has contributed significantly to the national cause in the fields of industry, social development, employment opportunities and enhancing the national exchequer by paying considerable taxes. Rs. 6886.92 millions have been paid by Fauji Foundation / sponsored Pub Ltd Companies in the last ten years. Presently 15 factories, 12 hospitals, 24-Day Health Centres, 46 Mobile and 21 static dispensaries are functioning under this organization. In the education sector, it has 2 colleges, 64 Model Schools, 2 Computer Institutes, 66 Vocational Training Centres and 9 Technical Training Centres.


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 Army Welfare Trust

As a financial and industrial group it seeks to provide stability and progress to the armed forces and the nation. At present there are 5 factories / mills, while in the Banking and Services Sector there are 4 companies functioning under Army Welfare Trust. It has also undertaken joint venture in the field of Lubricant Blending with Mobil Corporation USA at Hub. In 1996 Army Welfare Trust paid Rs. 2.24 Billion to the government as duties and taxes.


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 Special Communication Organization

Established in 1976 it provides communication facilities to entire Northern Areas and Azad Kashmir. Since its inception, this organization has played a vital role in development of telephone and telegraph facilities in the inaccessible areas.


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 Defence Production

In this sector, significant contributions are being made by Pakistan Ordnance Factory and Heavy Industry Texila, which are producing a wide range of items for use within the country and abroad.


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Services in Azad Kashmir / Northern Areas

Similarly, without any financial assistance from the Government, Pakistan Army and Frontier Work Organization have jointly constructed, and are maintaining critical communication networks to include roads and tracks in Azad Kashmir and Northern Areas, like Laswa and Kiran Bypass, besides other difficult forward roads. The roads have since not been taken over either by Northern Area Power and Water Development, or Azad Kashmir Power and Water Development. Entire civil population in the area is dependent on these roads for their daily supplies. Along vulnerable sectors of the roads in Kel Sector, necessary protective walls and gabians have also been constructed to protect civilian and military traffic from hostile fire. Further in entire Azad Kashmir and Northern Areas, Army is providing tremendous medical services to the civilians, through schools run by the Army.


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 Land Reclamation

Significant contributions have so far been made by the Army in the shape of SCARP Projects, besides 12 miles long drain from Tando Muhammad Khan to the Arabian sea, to help reclaim water logged areas in the vicinity of the Barrage.


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 Water Supply Scheme

Construction of Wali Tangi Dam, Islam Kach and Levy Post dams in Balochistan and water supply schemes in Thar Desert are a few examples, which have made positive impact on the environment and the local population. Additionally the Army has reactivated a number of abandoned tube wells in Cholistan desert.


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Federal Area Tribal Area Development Works

Army having opened the erstwhile inaccessible/ No Go Areas of Federal Administrative Tribal Area, has undertaken and is cont with multifaceted dev works in Federal Area Tribal Area. Details of the dev works undertaken by the army in Federal Area Tribal Area are as under:-

Communication Infrastructure 

 Army Engineers have construct over 728 kilometers of 24 ft wide trs, which will be converted into black top roads.

Health

27 x perm medical camps exist since last two years, which have treated 235,324 patients. Besides 8 x free eye camps functional in the area have treated 825 operation of eye surgery and have provided treatment to 11,484 patients.

Water Supply Scheme

As a financial and industrial group it seeks to provide stability and progress to the armed forces and the nation. At present there are 5 factories / mills, while in the Banking and Services Sector there are 4 companies functioning under Army Welfare Trust. It has also undertaken joint venture in the field of Lubricant Blending with Mobil Corporation USA at Hub. In 1996 Army Welfare Trust paid Rs. 2.24 Billion to the government as duties and taxes.

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 Alternative Source of Energy
Micro Hydro Power Stas

4 x Micro Hydro Power Stations have been installed in Khyber Agency along Bara River to provide electricity to the locals.

Wind Mills

2 x windmills one each at Shagai Fort (Khyber Agency) and village Anargai (Mohmand Agency) have been installed on trial basis to provide electricity to small villages. More will be install if the experiment is successful.


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