Under the chairmanship of Secretary Local Government, Housing and Town Planning Sindh Engineer Syed Najam Ahmad Shah, a principled decision has been taken to connect all the development and construction projects with the integrated computerized system named by SMDP (Smart Monitoring for Development Projects). Briefing about the details of the project, Secretary Local Government Sindh Syed Najam Ahmad Shah said that various land owning agencies are working on numerous development projects within the jurisdiction of Karachi and many of the projects are yet to be started. He stated that the Government of Sindh is keen to keep all the development schemes transparent and all the resources are being utilized for bringing all the relevant and affiliated institutions on one page for timely completion of the development schemes.
The Secretary told that initial strategy has been formulated to adapt and implement the smart monitoring system and focal persons have also been appointed in this regard who will oversee the process of data entries and software training.
Earlier under the leadership of Engineer Syed Najam Ahmad Shah, a joint meeting of all DMCs, KDA, LDA, KMC and other related institutions was held. Speaking on the occasion, Local Government Secretary Najam Ahmad Shah said that in the light of the worthy instructions of the Minister LG and Chief Minister of Sindh, acquisition of new technology and its correct use is under way and every step would be taken to provide a error free and transparent monitoring system for the public facilitation.
Sindh Local Government Secretary vowed that with the implementation of the new monitoring system, gradual improvement will be observed in the pace of development schemes across the province.