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About Hayatabad

 
 

Hayatabad is a modern suburb on the south-western fringe of Peshawar, the capital of the North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), Pakistan. It was named after Hayat Sherpao, the first Pakistan Peoples Party the late Governor of NWFP. It is close to the Khyber Agency which leads to Khyber Pass, a prominent route through the Hindu Kush mountains to Landi Kotal, the highest point of the pass, and the Afghan border. It is located on Jamrud Road, in the west of Peshawar. The last town from eastern side and the first from the western side of Peshawar. Hayatabad developed as a residential area in Peshawar in the late 1970s. Primarily known to be used for residential purposed, but it is also been used by various industries comprising "industrial estate". It has been divided into seven phases while each phase consists of sectors. The town can be accessed via three routes from Jamrud Road and one from the Ring road. A fifth route has also been there but it was sealed for security reasons arising from War on Terror, due to its boundary with the tribal area. Peshawar Development Authority (PDA) is responsible for maintenance and development of the townships

 

Location
It is located on Jamrud Road, in the west of Peshawar. The last town from eastern side and the first from the western side of Peshawar.
 

Geographical features
Hayatabad developed as a residential area in Peshawar in the late 1970s. Primarily known to be used for residential purposed, but it is also been used by various industries comprising "industrial estate". It has been divided into seven phases while each phase consists of sectors. The town can be accessed via three routes from Jamrud Road and one from the Ring road. A fifth route has also been there but it was sealed for security reasons arising from War on Terror, due to its boundary with the tribal area.
 

People and culture
The communities of Hayatabad form a diverse spectrum ranging from locals settled for generations to expatriates on temporary assignments belonging to different ethnicities and cultural backgrounds. Owing to its proximity to Peshawar and the adjoined Industrial Estate, Pashtuns form the dominant majority of residents of Hayatabad. These Pashtuns are primarily ethnic residents of the North West Frontier Province and most merchants hailing from Afghanistan. There are smaller communities of Hindkowan (Migrants to the ancient Peshawar City, predominantly traders) and other Afghan ethnic groups (Tajiks, Hazara, Uzbeks).
 

Facilities
Peshawar Development Authority (PDA)is responsible for maintenance and development of the township. There are several different schools, colleges, a national University, hospital, private clinics, public parks, shopping malls, and offices to facilitate the residents.
 

Markets
Shah-Mali Market,  Basharat Market, Yusafzai Market, Super Market, Bilal Market, Khattak Market, Lala Zaar Market, Shama Market, Zahid Market, Hamza Market, Afridi Market, People Market, Abdali Market, Tariq Market, Shalmaan Market, Shershah Market, Nawab Market, Bangash Market, Ashiq Market, Dorshal super store, Arafat Market, Turangzai Market
 

Main Buildings
Peshawar Development Authority, Hayatabad Medical Complex, NADRA, Sarhad University, Zarghooni Mosque, Hayatabad Sports Complex, Khyber girls medical college, CECOS university, Institute of Computer and Management Sciences, Community Center, Frontier Children's Academy, Fawad Model High School, National Bank of Pakistan, Institute of Management Sciences, , Qurtuba public school and college, Saint Francis High School, Rehman Medical Center
 

Parks
Shalman Park, Baagh-e-Naaran, Taataara Park, Khyber Park, Ghani Park etc...

 

 

 
 
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