LG secretary satisfied with drains’ cleaning work


The Sindh government has won the hearts of the people with its excellent performance in the storm water drains cleaning campaign.

Civil society, social organizations and even critics are also praising the Sindh Local Government Department for its remarkable performance in just one month.

Sindh Local Government Secretary Engineer Syed Najam Ahmad Shah in an exclusive interview said that according to the data obtained from May 26 to June 25, 4712491 cubic feet of silt has been removed from the rainwater drains and transferred to the landfill sites in 6776 dumpers.

Informing about the details, Najam Ahmad Shah said that 928478 cubic feet of garbage from rainwater drains located in western district has been removed in 1182 dumpers, 533941 cubic feet of waste from eastern district shifted through 791 dumpers, 1203840 cubic feet of silt from central district transferred to land fill sites in 1674 dumpers.

In District Malir 302947 cubic feet waste has been removed from storm water drains through 498 dumpers , In District Korangi 417392 cubic feet of silt shifted through 460 dumpers to land fill sites and in District South 1325892 cubic feet of waste through 2171 dumpers to landfill sites.

According to Sindh Local Government Secretary, 2458121 cubic feet of waste has been transferred to Jam Chakro Landfill site by 3423 dumpers and 2254372 cubic feet of waste has been transferred to Gond Pass Landfill site by 3353 dumpers.

Expressing views on the great success achieved in a short span of time, Najam Ahmad Shah said that this milestone has been achieved due to the special interest and worthy guidance of Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Local Government Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah.

The Secretary said that the drains cleaning campaign will continue with the same pace in the whole season of this monsoon.


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