Hindrances in execution of lease to slums should be removed


Sindh Minister for Human Settlements Ghulam Murtaza Baloch has asked the officers to remove hindrances in execution of lease to Katchiabadies (slums) and seek cooperation of Board of Revenue/District Revenue Authorities for the purpose.
This he said while presiding over a meeting here in his office on Monday. Secretary Human Settlements Ahmed Bux Narijo, Director General SKAA Muhammad Farooq Laghari, Deputy DG Imtiaz Ahmed Memon and other officers also attended the meeting.
Murtaza Baloch said that all measures should be taken with results oriented approach to accomplish the task of the Department and Authority.
The meeting was informed that the objectives of SKAA were to carry out Regularisation, Upgradation, Low Cost Housing and Resettlement of Katchiabadies. It was further informed that there were 1429 Katchiabadies in the province, out of which 962 had been notified, while 139 Katchiabadies would be notified till end of the year, and notification of remaining Katchiabadies was under process.
The Provincial Minister for Human Settlements directed the concerned officers to find land at suitable locations for launching of Low Cost Housing Schemes. He said that the meeting of Departmental Promotion Committee should be held at earliest to promote the deserving employees, who had been waiting for their due promotions.
Murtaza Baloch said that in promotions of the employees, transparency, merit and seniority must be maintained, because he would not tolerate any injustice to any employee.—INP

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