Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan

Depatrment of Planning & Development



Mr. Shafeequllah Kakakhel
Name Dr. Muhammad Nasimullah Qureshi
Designation Director P & D
Email plandev@awkum.edu.pk
Phone +92-937-8433864

Mr. Faheem Ullah Khan
Name Mr. Faheem Ullah Khan
Designation Office Assistant
Email @awkum.edu.pk
Phone +92-937-
Fax +92-937-

Mr. Adnan Khan
Name Mr. Adnan Khan
Designation Assistant Project Manager
Email @awkum.edu.pk
Phone +92-937-
Fax +92-937-

Mr. Muhammad Saeed
Name Mr. Muhammad Saeed
Designation L.D.C
Phone +92-937-9230634
Fax +92-937-9230643

Mr. Muhibullah
Name Mr. Muhibullah
Designation K.P.O
Phone +92-937-9230634
Fax +92-937-9230643


Planning & Development Department Introduction & Role:

The role of Planning & Development Department is to asses the current and future needs for physical and academic infrastructure and HR needs and prepare plans accordingly. The Department of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan works under the supervision, guidance and leadership of the Vice Chancellor, AWKUM and the University’s statutory bodies. The Planning & Development Department is headed by a Director (P&D); who is supported by Ministerial Staff. The P&D has contributed its due share in the development of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan and proudly endowed in its journey from a small institution to a multi campus full-fledged Institution.

Functions of P&D Department:
The roles, responsibilities and a brief description of different functions of P&D are given below:

    • Assessing the present and future needs of the University including the physical, capital and human resource needs of the University.
    • Preparation of the Development Plans, Projects and Schemes.          
    • Preparation of viable projects for academic and physical growth and expansion of   the University.
    • Seeking and securing funds for the projects from appropriate fora.
    • Formulation annual work plan and cash plan, as per requirement of the University and concerned bodies.
    • Implementation of major development projects and   programmes.
    • Preparation and submission of reports to the management and organizations.
    • Maintaining liaison and coordination with the Provincial Government and HEC with a view to speed up execution of the approved projects.
    • Developing & strengthening linkages with other Universities & Organizations.
    • The compilation of Public Sector Development Program (PSDP)
    • The appraisal of proposals for new development schemes.
    • The monitoring of the on-going projects and cross-checking of monitoring data on Individual projects.          
    • Any other functions assigned by the Vice Chancellor.

Achievements of Planning & Development Department, AWKUM

The Provincial Government has been generous to allot a piece of land measuring 2000 Kanals in the vicinity of Sheikh Maltoon Township, Mardan city for establishment of permanent campus of the University. Land has been acquired and award notified in July 2010. Payment has been made by the Provincial Government to the District Officer (Revenue and Estate), Mardan for further disbursement to the owners. Plan for infrastructure, construction and allied facilities have been finalized. Boundary wall of Garden Campus is being carried out by C&W Department and actual construction has been in full swing after commitment of funding Rs: 4, 432 Million for Phase-I by Provincial Government and funding of Rs: 681.587 Million by the Federal Government through HEC for Phase-II, under the supervision of P&D and Consultants ACE.

List of Projects approved through this Department.


Name of the Project



Establishment of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (Phase-I), approved by the PDWP on November 18, 2011 funded by Provincial Government.

4,432.197 Million


Establishment of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (Phase-II), approved by the CDWP on June 18, 2012 funded by Federal Government through HEC.

681.587 Million


Consolidated Requirements of Campuses of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan

499.3606 Million


University College for Women, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan

160.149 Million


PhD Scholarships 40 for of Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan & 10 for College Sector of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

300.000 Million


Grant in Aid to Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan for Establishing Bacha Khan Chair

80.00 Million


Construction of Parameter Wall and Master Planning Architectural /Structural Design for Providing Infrastructure

171.278 Million


Pilot Project for Cage Culture in Running Perennial Water in the Region with Three Components

6.664 Million

  1. P&D has contributed to opening of Nine Campuses in Seven Districts of KP.
  2. P&D has contributed to Up-gradation of two its campuses to Universities i.e University of Swabi and Bacha Khan University Charsadda.
  3. Master Planning for Garden Campus.
  4. Monitoring of the Construction work at Garden Campus.
  5. Dealing of any related issue to Garden Campus.