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Message of Deputy Commissioner Dir Upper
It gives great pleasure to welcome you in District Dir Upper on the official website of the District Administration Dir Upper. This Online resource embodies the information not only about policies, objectives, functions, human resources, financial resources, p...

It gives great pleasure to welcome you in District Dir Upper on the official website of the District Administration Dir Upper. This Online resource embodies the information not only about policies, objectives, functions, human resources, financial resources, projects and the services delivered by the District Administration Dir Upper  but also general introduction about  brief District history, geography, people, fauna & flora etc. It opens up a window for the citizens through which they can have access to certain information. The website enables us to enhance our internal efficiency and effectiveness as well as public service delivery and improves the ability to monitor the performance of the government functionaries. It allows having information to make faster decisions and effective planning. It further provides an opportunity to download the required information without any inconvenience of visiting government offices saving valuable time and money.

       

                Regard

      Khalid  Iqbal Khattak

Deputy Commissioner Dir Upper

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Message of Additional Deputy Commissioner Dir Upper
For District Administration Dir Upper, launching of official web site is an important and excellent step towards merit and transparency. The wave of adoption of e-government technology is increasingly gaining momentum in the developing countries for improving ...

For District Administration Dir Upper, launching of official web site is an important and excellent step towards merit and transparency. The wave of adoption of e-government technology is increasingly gaining momentum in the developing countries for improving of good governance potential of public institutes.

 

                        Regard

                 KhurshidAlam

Additional Deputy Commissioner Dir Upper

 


About District Dir Upper
INTRODUCTION Upper Dir is one of the 26 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , Dir Upper is a region in northwestern Pakistan, in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is located in the foothills of the Himalayas. Be....
INTRODUCTION Upper Dir is one of the 26 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , Dir Upper is a region in northwestern Pakistan, in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is located in the foothills of the Himalayas. Before Pakistan was created, Dir was a separate state, and it remained so until 1969 when it was abolished by a presidential declaration, with the Dir District being created the following year. Dir District was 5,280 square kilometers. In 1996 the District was split into Lower Dir and Upper Dir. Dir Upper lies on the southeast side of the Hindu Kush and the major river is the Panjkora River which flows southwest through the region. CULTURE Painda Khel, sultan khel, kadi khel, Swati Katani and Kohistani Gujar, tribes populate district Dir Upper. The people of the district are very simple, hospitable and good pathans. They are known for their hard work. They all are Sunni Muslims. Poverty is wide spread. People live and die for their honor and dignity. They feel pride in taking revenge of their enemies but Jirga and hospitality is very dear to them. DRESS AND ORNAMENTS: The common dress amongst male and female is Shalwar Kamees and Chadar. In winter warm coats, sweaters, woolen pakol (cap) are used by male. The female belonging to poor families uses bangles, rings, and charguls. Pazeb, ear- rings made of silver. The female of well -to -do- families use those ornaments made of gold. FOOD: The staple food of common man in the valley is generally wheat and maize bread. It is taken with milk, butter, lassi, onion and challis. Boiled rice with vegetables is used at dinner. On marriage functions and occasion, pulao, kabab, sweet rice and meat are presented to the guests. DWELLING: People of the remote areas lead a nomadic life. They have katcha houses made of stones, clay and wood. The occupants and their livestock's commonly use the rooms. In winter, most of the people migrates with their cattle's to the plan areas as well other districts, where fodder are available for their cattle's. Since the district is mountainous, the people usually live on their respective lands available for cultivation. Normal household consists of kut (bed), a wooden box, blanket, darri or matting. Religion: Majority of the people in the district are Muslims and belong to Hanifi school of thought. All the Muslim population offers prayers regularly and observes fast during Ramadan. OCCUPATION: Farming daily wages, trade and working overseas are the main occupations of the people. Due to lack of employment opportunities, large number of people is either employed in private institutions or unemployed. A very small portion of population is employed in government departments. The women usually share the work with their men. They work side by side with men in the agriculture sector in addition to their household duties. TOURISM SPOTS: Kumrat ,Sharingal, Sumat Shahi, Hatan Darra, Barawal, Lawari Top, Daubando Pass, Namcharr Usherai, Badogay, Jazz Banda , Zakhina , etc

Designation Contact / Extension Email Address
Dc Dir Upper 0944-880394 / 0944-881130 dcdirupper@gmail.com
Additional Deputy Commissioner Dir Upper 0944-880594 / 0944-881130 dcdirupper@gmail.com
Assistant Commissioner Head Quarter Dir Upper 0944-880506 achqdirupper@gmail.com
District Officer Finance and Planning 0944-880889
Assistant Commissioner Sheringal Dir Upper 0944-885506 acsheringal@gmail.com
Assistant Commissioner Wari Dir Upper 0944-840028 acwari@gmail.com
SDO CDLD Dir Upper 0944-880844
TMA Dir 0944-880118
TMA Barawal 0944-830899
TMA Kalkot 0944-889222
TMA Wari 0944-841254
DHO Dir 0944-880516 / 0944-881075
DHO Dir 0944-880516 / 0944-881075
DPO Dir Upper 0944-880493 / 0944-880531
DEO Male Dir 0944-881400 / 0944-880411
DEO Female Dir 0944-881900
Subidar Major Dir Levies 0944-890044
VC SBBU Sheringal Dir Upper 0944-885527 / 0944-885529
XEN C&W Dir Upper 0944-880836
AD & RDD Dir Upper 0944-880950
DSO Dir Upper 0944-880019
PD NHA Dir Upper 0944-881160 / 0944-881391
District Director Agriculture Dir Upper 0944-881518
DO Water Management Dir Upper 0944-890299
DFC Dir Upper 0944-880585
XEN WAPDA Dir Upper 0944-880909 / 0944-880809
AD NADRA Dir Upper 0944-881955 / 0944-890081
DFO Dir 0944-881715
RPM SRSP Dir Upper 0944-890678 / 0944-890123