Our Vision is to provide a Healthy and Pollution free living environment for the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Secretary Message

Forestry, Environment & Wildlife Department,

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Muhammad Abid Majeed

Environment is our mutual asset and its our mutual responsibility to play our role in Environment protection, conservation, rehabilitation and improvement of the environment, for the prevention and control of pollution, and promotion of sustainable development in the Province of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The climate of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa varies immensely for a region of its size, encompassing most of the many climate types found in Pakistan. The province stretching southwards from the Baroghil Pass in the Hindu Kush covers almost six degrees of latitude; it is mainly a mountainous region. Dera Ismail Khan is one of the hottest places in South Asia while in the mountains to the north the weather is mild in the summer and intensely cold in the winter. The air is generally very dry; consequently, the daily and annual range of temperature is quite large.

It’s our prime mission to provide clean water to every individual and to save the air in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa from rapid pollution causing from automobile smoke, especially Rickshaws and Buses, industrial emissions, open burning of garbage, house fires, and other particles etc.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Environmental Protection Act-2014 paved new ways for Environment protection in the province.

Director General Message

Environmental Protection Agency,

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Muhammad Anwar Khan (PMS)

Our mission is to build Khyber Pakhtunkhwa a province where the next generations can enjoy a better life than the one that went before it. So where government needs to intervene to ensure that high standards are met, we will not hesitate to do so. EPA was established in 1989 under the administrative control of Physical Planning and Housing Department. Later on it was transferred to the planning, Environment & Development Department. In year 2001, it was placed under the newly created Environment Department. EPA has one Head Office at Peshawar with Directorates at Peshawar, Abbotabad, D.I.Khan and Swat along with three Division Offices at Bannu, Kohat and Mardan.

Air Pollution

Average air pollution in big cities is about 4 times higher than the World Health Organization (WHO) limits.

Water Pollution

Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies like lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater.

Soil Pollution

Soil pollutants when cross the threshold concentration level, are harmful for human health and environment.

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