KDA to be made an ideal institution again: Nasir Shah


Karachi:Sindh Minister for Information and Local Government Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said Thursday that KDA would be made an ideal institution again, and special measures would be taken regarding salaries, pensions and dues of employees.

This was stated by Shah while addressing a ceremony to digitalize records at KDA office. The provincial minister said that the process of digitalization in KD would create transparency. He said that according to the vision of Chairman Bilawal Bhutto, there should be transparency in all institutions.

In the past, KDA was an ideal institution. There are definitely some problems at the moment, and there are also problems due to corona. Chairman Bilawal Bhutto directed Chief Minister of Sindh to take steps for KDA employees. Pension issue will be resolved soon. We are with the employees. We are gradually improving situation of city.”

Shah said that drains had been cleaned in a transparent manner and contractors will be paid after work. “Drains have been cleaned in a better way. More problems have arisen in Central District, and we are here for the people. The loan from World Bank will be utilize for improvement of Karachi,” he said.

DMCs have been given extra grant for cleaning of drains. The Prime Minister has failed to overcome the country crisis. We will continue to raise our voice for Karachi at every forum. Local bodies are working only in Sindh. Local body leadership is not active in any province except Sindh. Collective sacrifice should be given priority in view of corona epidemic. “Cooperate with the government, we will not support any unconstitutional action.”

The minister said that in the past, the rains made the situation worse. The Solid Waste Department is working well for sanitation. On this occasion, Director General Asif Ikram said that with the implementation of new digitization system in the recovery department, consumers across the world will be able to get information from their home.

Undoubtedly, the efforts of KDA officers and employees in setting up a new digitized system are commendable. He added that the system would soon be rolled out to other departments, including the Land Department. Finally, the DG KDA thanked Shah and said that the Karachi Development Authority under his leadership was moving in the right direction. Director Land Asif Memon, Director Recovery Raza Qaim Khani were also present on the occasion.

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