Units of Turkish Housing Schemes to be allotted to flood victims: CM

0
238

Staff Reporter

Karachi—Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said that the housing units of Turkish Housing Scheme constructed in Thatta would be allotted to the flood affected people of Thatta and Sujawal.
The Housing schemes has 2120 housing units, each unit has two rooms, a kitchen, bathroom, courtyard and veranda, he said.
This he said while presiding over a meeting on Turkish Housing Scheme Thatta constructed with the support of Turkey government.
There are two schools with 32 class rooms for primary and secondary in boys and girls schools. It has a commercial center with 12 shops, three mosques, two community centers one health center and a sports complex.
Syed Murad Ali Shah directed the Commissioner Hyderabad Qazi Shahid Parvez, DG Disister Management Authority Sindh Salman Shah and others to hand over schools to a well-reputed organization through education foundations to provide quality education to the children of flood affected people.
Talking about handing over of health center, he directed the commissioner to give it to PPHI so that it could provide quality health services.
The CM Sindh was told that water supply and drainage system of the housing scheme has been completed, as far as electricity is concerned electrification has been completed and only meters are yet to be installed.
Approving the criteria for allotment for housing units, Syed Murad Ali Shah said that the permanent or present address of nominee must be of district Thatta and Sujawal in his/her CNIC.
He or she is a beneficiary of CDCP-II (Watan Card Phase-II) with household damaged category.
He or she falls under ‘national poverty score card (below 16/17) of Benazir Income Support Programm and he or she has not ben provided a shelter/help for shelter by any government agency, NGO or INGO.
Regarding shops it was decided that there would be an open auction in order to ensure better up-keeping of the residential facilities.
There are 36,069 flood affectees (household damage), including 13622 in Thatta and 22447 of Sujawal.
Therefore, the CM Sindh directed the district administration of Thatta and Sujawal to provide the list of those affectees who had already been provided shelter by government, NGO and INGs under various relief / rehabilitation programmes.
Commissioner Hyderabad district administration Qazi Shahid said that 35, 284 are eligible beneficiaries for balloting.
The lists of eligible candidates were displayed at the offices of DCs, ACs, Mukhtiarkars as well as PDMA office, he added.
He said a public notice was accordingly published in May in local and national newspapers inviting objections, if any, from the affectees who may think that they were left out despite falling within the eligibility criteria.The Sindh Bank has developed a software.
Adil Gilani of Transparency International Pakistan has been inducted in the committee to devise the software and on his advice some changes has been made in the software.
The CM Sindh directed Commissioner Hyderabad to make necessary arrangements for inauguration of balloting.