One measure that authorities are taking is administering blood tests on all students in the province on an annual basis.
'Investing in youth will ensure a bright future for Pakistan,' said Shafeeq Gigyani, a youth activist from Peshawar.
The organisation aims to house, educate and rehabilitate 1,000 children, up from the present 130.
Karwan Tanzeem and the British Pashtoon Association have joined hands to prevent militancy and spur development in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The Tamasha Festival 2017, the first international theatre festival for youth in Pakistan, was held April 7 to 9.
The Youth Anti Terrorism Organisation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is striving to fight extremism and radicalism through a community of 'Peace Ambassadors'.
The army and civil society are co-operating to rehabilitate and reintegrate youth brainwashed by the Taliban and other militant groups.
The club aims to involve youth in healthy activities to discourage militancy and encourage tolerance in society.
Government agencies and NGOs are introducing training sessions, awareness campaigns and cultural and sports events to promote peace and development.