PHED is mandated to provide potable water and sanitation facilities to the rural population and planning and construction of mega water supply and, severage and dranage scheme in urban areas. Established in 1974, upgraded to administrative department in 1992, merged with C&W department in 2001, re-established in November 2009 as an independent administrative department. The department has 04 CEs, 20 SE/DD, 52 Xens/DE, 100 SDOS/ ADEs, 206 S/Es, 1426 support staff and 9292 operational staff.
Schemes Completed: 6314,      Newly Merged Areas: 2265
Population covered: 18.6/25.9 million (72%)

Vision & Mission

Provision of Safe drinking water and sanitation facilities to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in an efficient manner at an affordable cost without any discrimination to promote health, hygiene and cleaner environment".
"Every Citizen of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has access to potable drinking water and Sanitation Facilities for ensuring high standard of Public Health

Shakeel Ahmed Shakeel Ahmed Minister, Public Health Engineering, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The Public Health Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa recognizes the importance of safe drinking water and proper disposal for the health and well-being of the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. As a result, many steps in the right direction have been taken in accordance with the current government's vision and agenda.
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Muhammad Idrees Khan Muhammad Idrees Khan Secretary PHED, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Public Health Engineering Department (PHED), Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been mandated with provision of drinking water & sanitation services to the rural population of the Province. It was originally established as an attached department in 1974 and was upgraded to administrative department in 1992.

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