Sindh govt to spend Rs 248m for I.I Chundrigar road rehabilitation

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Staff Reporter

The Sindh government will spend Rs248 million on the rehabilation of I.I. Chundrigar Road under the Annual Development Plan (ADP) in order to restore the aesthetic beauty of the main commercial artery of the metropolis. On the directive of Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, the Local Government Department will carry out major improvement work on the road from Shaheen Complex to Tower, which includes proper designing in a thematic way.
Commissioner told the officials that all footpaths should be constructed in a similar design and zebra crossing should be constructed with red paver beatifically and aesthetically free from all type of encroachments. where No parking should be allowed , he added.
The provincial government has finalized the I.I. Chundrigar Buetifrication Plan and the PC-1 has also been sent for approval by the chief minister, which is expected immediately after the Eid holidays next week. Special Secretary Local Government department Niaz Soomro briefed about the project to the commissioner saying that the project would be completed in 6 months. Commissioner said that Banks and other stake holders located their offices on the artery would support by looking after the improvement work and ensure the vehicle being parked illegally in front of their offices would be vacated and alternative arrangements would be made.
In a meeting held under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary it was decided that that parking would be managed in Pakistan Railway Ground.
Commissioner also observed that the Unitower, Uni Centre and Uni Plaza buildings were not being maintained and required to be cleaned and beautify.
It was decided that a meeting with the representatives of the associations of shopkeepers and owners would be held at commissioner office in this regard so as to they are engaged in the efforts being made to beautify this important artery of the metropolis.