The Agha Khan Rural Support Programme
(AKRSP) has launched a project for involving women in productive work through business enterprise development in Skardu, Baltistan to enhance women enterprise through linkage to the market and to provide business opportunities.
Five cases described in the volume are those with large regional outreach: Agha Khan Rural Support Programme
, National Rural Support Programme, Sarhad Rural Support Programme, Punjab Rural Support Programme and Sindh Rural Support Programme.
The delegation was comprised of Director LG Mohammad Naeem, Deputy Director Adeeb Hussain, Chief Officer District Council Zulfiqar Ahmed, Nisar Ahmed and Mohammad Ali, Asadullah Khan advocate, Zohaib Ayub, Akhtar Ali of Agha Khan Rural Support Programme
The community development approach with special reference to grassroots institutional development was initiated in Pakistan by The Agha Khan Rural Support Programme
(AKRSP) in the mid-1980s, and since then has been replicated and modified by a number of other NGOs, to suit their own specific environments.
The lawmakers, present on the occasion, were told that the Agha Khan Rural Support Programme
had been tasked to carry out survey in remaining areas after proper bidding and members of the assembly should monitor the survey in their respective constituencies for transparency so that needy people could benefit from the programme.
Tariq Husain, Programme Economist, Agha Khan Rural Support Programme