Ehtesab Commission has been established through an Act of KP Provincial Assembly, 2014 as an independent and autonomous body for the purpose to combat corruption and to restore public trust in the Govt. and its institutions responsible for the development and delivery of services to common man and to ensure to retrieval of already embezzled resources.
Initially the Commission will focus on prevention, detection, processing and bringing the accused to task. The area of jurisdiction of the Commission includes organizations, public service officials, politicians and the citizens involved in malpractices which result loss to the Govt. exchequer. Realizing this menace, Ehtesab Commission was established for good governance to create an effective institutional structure for the prevention of corruption and corrupt practices and to hold accountable all public office holders, accused of such practices. Public office holders, officers and officials of the provincial departments will be dealt with iron hand and will be prosecuted in the Ehtesab courts according to the laws framed from time to time.