Rs 200m for transgender community in KP’s Rs 505bn annual budget PESHAWAR: The Pakhtunkhwa government has allocated a special fund of Rs 200 million for the welfare of transgender community, Special Assistant on Information Mushtaq Ghani said on Tuesday. The provincial cabinet met on Tuesday, with Chief Minister Pervez Khattak in chair, to approve the annual budget having a total outlay of Rs 505 billion for fiscal year 2016-17. “No new tax has been proposed in the budget,” Ghani said while giving details of the budget, adding that the special fund has been earmarked for the first time in the budget history of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Presenting the annual budget for fiscal year 2016-17 at the floor of KP Assembly, Provincial Minister for Finance Muzaffar Syed said Rs10 billion for 64 ongoing and Rs2.42 billion for eight new projects have been earmarked in the budget. The finance minister further said 160 new primary schools and 100 new secondary schools would be constructed in the province whereas 100 religious seminaries would be converted into primary schools.