DC South with team inspects uplift projects, seeks smooth pace of work


QUETTA:Deputy Commissioner Karachi South, Irshad Ali Sodhar, on the directives of Chief Minister Sindh, inspected various development projects of his district.

ADC-I, Assistant Commissioners all, district officers of KMC, Sindh Solid Waste Management Board, Karachi Water and Sewerage Board, KDA and various departments accompanied him.

It is pertinent to mention here that Chief Minister Sindh has appointed Deputy Commissioners concerned as head of operation for their respective districts and assigned them the task of regularly monitoring the same to ensure smooth pace and progress of work. The Deputy Commissioner South accompanied by all relevant officers travelled in a coaster and inspected various development projects for sorting out the problems facing citizen of district.

Giving spot instructions, Sodhar said that Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah had given clear orders that no effort should be spared in providing basic facilities to the people and all line departments required to make coordinated plan.

“We want to make our district and city exemplary through collective efforts,” Deputy Commissioner Irshad Sodhar said during a visit to Clifton’s Urban Forest on the beach. One of the major challenges of the present day is the marine pollution and lack of proper maintenance of the beach that affected the beauty of the beaches.

Urban forest is an excellent project for which every individual and organization has to play its full role. While inspecting the ongoing water supply and sewerage projects, DC South said that construction projects were not beneficial without improving the drainage system.

Emergency measures are needed to remove all obstacles to the supply of clean drinking water and drainage of sewage. Instructing Chief Engineer Water and Sewerage Board Aftab Chandio, Deputy Commissioner South said that all available resources should be utilized and immediate steps should be taken for immediate prevention of sewerage problems and immediate action should be taken against the negligent officers and staff in this regard.

During the visit to Ranchhod Line and Chakiwara, the Deputy Commissioner instructed the officials of Sindh Solid Waste Board that the cleaning work should be done on a daily basis and due to the slightest negligence in this area, the area becomes a pile of dirt. To eliminate this, it is necessary to carry out this work on an emergency basis to further accelerate the daily cleaning work, it was observed.

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