Karachi—Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that development of the province is his dream, and this is the right time to make his dream realized.
“Rs 200 billion is pretty good amount enough to make Sindh developed, neat, clean and green province, therefore every member of the Cabinet, bureaucracy and civil society has to work in accordance with the injunctions of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammmad Ali Jinnah too work, work and work.”
This he said while chairing a meeting on development portfolio of Education, Health, Local Government and Works and Services and to review the releases at New Sindh Secretariat on Thursday, said a statement.
The meeting was attended by Sindh Ministers, Dr Sikander Mendhro, Jam Mehtab Dahar, Chief Secretary Siddique Memon, Principal Secretary Alamuddin Bullo and others.
He said that enough funds are available to implement the entire Rs 200 ADP but only constructions of roads, schools, hospitals was not his objective but he wants their quality structure and want to functionalise them just after completion of the schemes.
He directed all the departments to submit PC-IV so that necessary staff (SNE) could be made available for the schemes, otherwise construction of buildings was not a big deal.
Additional Chief Secretary Development, Mohammad Waseem briefing the CM Sindh said that he had received 14 PC-I of the development schemes being launched under Rs 10 billion Karachi package.
On Friday as per directives of the CM Sindh technical committee has been convened to approve them.
Syed Murad Ali Shah said that he would be apprised about the progress of shifting of utilities next week.
Secretary Education Syed Mumtaz Shah said that 351 scheme in six different sector have been launched against an allocation of Rs13 billion.
Out of 351 schemes, 140 are on-going and 211 new. Replying to a question he said that 33 schemes would be completed this year against an allocation of Rs 1682.262 million for which 100 releases have been assured in two installments.