Future Projects of SKIDO:
i) Recently we have established “ Diwam Agriculture Cooperative Society Ltd, under the instruction of ETI (Efad) GB the society will work with ETI for value change of the members products and try to boost up the products of apple, dry fruit and potato and find market directly for the products to cut out the middle men buyer from the villagers products, to increase growth of plantation of the villagers in the field of apple, charry, apricot orchards in the area.
ii) Under Ifad the Villagers of Khyber and Imamabad have a grand channel project from Quz to Kundorinj, it will irrigate about 6000 kanals arid lands, which will financially support the families and feed ibex in the area. It will change the future of the villagers because the ancestral lands were distributed among themselves due to families separations every year the lands are decreasing among the families, now left little land with them. The brothers and sons need more lands to cultivate and make more plantations for their children future. The population is increasing day by day but due to distribution of lands among families the lands are decreasing yearly. We are in dare need of the grand channel Ifad funded project.
iii) One future project is to be established truck Ada on the property of “Hunza Mines and Minerals public Ltd ‘s land/property situated on KKKH north east side of Village Khyber / Imamabad.
iv) Trout Fish Ponds: We have the opportunity of Cook spring water area, from this water sources two electricity hydro powers are running at Khyber Gojal Hunza,on the main source we want to establish trout fish ponds for future of our youth and produce trout fish for local market as well as to export it to china and earn foreign exchange for our country. On experimentally bases we have put some trout fish in a pond by the help of Agriculture department we found it successes. They promise to establish trout fish hatchery in the main source area, we are still waiting for Agriculture department of GB.
v) The Khyber Credit and Thrift Cooperative Society Ltd., has property at Thek Gingel near the big Suspension bridge the society has plan to construct tourist seating area i) one cafeteria ii) one information centre with tuck shop iii) two bath rooms one for lady’s one for gents plus seating area to facilitate the trouts/visitors in the open area, near community Ibex park Karim-abad, village,Khyber Gojal Hunza. The park is no hunting village area forever, the community needs some help from any national and international NGO to make payments to the villagers that they should not disturb the Ibex from their fields and orchards the community shall pay their wheat, Alfa Alfa and other loses occurred. The Ibex are so friendly they can.t move they continue to eat grass from our fields and orchards without disturbance.
Karim Abad sub village of Khyber Gojal Hunza is the home of Ibex at least ten months the female with their children are grazing in the fields, Apple, Charry, apricot orchards they are so friendly they don’t care they are just looking on us and then starting eating grass without fear. Outsider snappers are trying to hunt we caught few of them, even we have fixed on suspension bridge a door with locked. We have plan to make the sub village of Karim Abad no hunting area place in GB, just the visitors will pay for photography and films making etc. It shall be non-hunting place for ever, we have plan to pay the costs of wheat, Alfa-Alfa, grass and other losses to the affected members of the villagers. They shall not disturb the Ibex let them to be grazed in the fields and orchards without disturbances. It will be unique place for tourists of local, national and international. There is a mine of quotes precious stone for trekking place for the visitors also. The mine is like a cave and attractive for tourists and visitors.
6) SKIWO is an executing organization of the Khyber/Imamabad villages, it has been registered in the year 1995 under ordinance 1961. Skiwo is the institution of execution of all prevailing projects in the community. It is controlling member’s dues payments and look after day to day work of channels, resolve disputes amongst the members. If any member is not following the rules and regulations of Skiwo, it is bound to penalize the member. It is a decision making boy for the better interest of the villagers of Khyber and Imamabad. It operate all social services for the community. The future is depending on the act of the actors. After completing the projects it is the responsibility of the SKIWO run it, look after the said project and all kind of arrangement is the task of the skiwo. The Yak farming responsibility is the skiwo to run it. If some one is not ready to graze them during his trun the skiwo shall impose penalty on the said member and charge money from him.