Showing posts with label Lala Fazal ur Rehman. Show all posts
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Thursday, February 24, 2011


Karachi: Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman has directed city government and town administration to start the cleaning of sewage and storm water drains from next month so that the work could complete before the arrival of monsoon.

Addressing a meeting of the town administrators he also advised to begin preparations of arrangements for rainy season. District Officer Machinery Pool Khuda Bux Shaikh was made focal person who would collect daily report of drains cleaning from towns.
The meeting was also attended by EDO Municipal Services Masood Alam, EDO E&IP Dr. Saif-ur-Rehman, EDO Works & Services Rasheed Mughal and other officers of city government.

Administrator Karachi said that the government was aware of the shortage of resources in towns. Despite facing short fall of Rs300million, City Government was running its affairs and none of the development project had so far been delayed due to unavailability of funds.

He further said though the limited resources and huge short fall had created a few problems but the public welfare works especially those related to provision of civic facilities to people must be carried on through better management of resources.

The Administrator instructed town administration and Municipal Services Department of City Government Karachi to immediately start the cleaning and de-silting of sewage and storm water drains and complete this work before the coming of rains.
He said that the timely completion of this work would bring better results and save the citizens from any trouble during monsoon. The Administrator directed all municipal organizations to ensure full coordination among them and start the cleaning of all small and big drains without delay.

EDO Municipal Services on this occasion while giving a briefing said that all municipal organizations have their finalized plan for cleaning of sewage and storm water drains and they also knew where they need more cleaning, therefore, he said no new plan was needed in this regard. The town administration will be provided with heavy machinery when and wherever they needed it The meeting also reviewed the drains cleaning plan prepared by town administrations for their area.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Lala Fazlur Rehman visits Malir, Shah Faisal, Gulberg, Liaquatabad and Gulshan-e-Iqbl Town

Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman has said that the repairing and carpeting of roads and streets with installation of lights and repairing of water and sewerage lines was underway in different areas of city and these works will be completed before the Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi(saw).

During a visit of Malir, Shah Faisal, Gulberg, Liaquatabad and Gulshan-e-Iqbl Town on Tuesday where he was accompanied by EDO Works & Services Rasheed Mughal, EDO Municipal Services Masood Alam, concerned town administrator and other city government officers he also issued on the spot directives for immediate start of work.

On the visit of Malir, Adminstrator Karachi directed to start immediate construction and patch working of ten streets of Sabir Colony. He also instructed EDO Transport to construct a pedestrian bridge at main road in front of Malir-Khokhrapar School to facilitate the people especially the students.

On this occasion, Moulana Azhar Qadri informed him about the difficulties in holding of procession and religious meetings on Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi(saw). Administrator Karachi on this, directed KWSB to solve the water and sewerage problems of the area before the 12th of Rabi-ul-Awwal.

Adminstrator Malir Town Mukhtar Palijo informed that the town had performed CC Flooring of 6 streets along with other small works.

Gulberg Town Administrator Latif Lodhi told Administrator Karachi that all arrangements regarding Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi(saw) were already completed and the town administration had been in contact with all ulema-e-karam.

During the visit of Liaquatbad Town, Administrator Karachi directed to repair the road and footpath at Liaquatabad No.10. He also instructed to complete the sanitation work, repairing and patch working of all roads and streets around Faizan-e-Madina so that the citizens especially the participants of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi(saw) meetings and processions should not have to face any difficulty during Rabi-u-Awwal.

Saturday, October 23, 2010


City District Government Karachi has started second phase of town-wise fumigation campaign after completion of first phase of extensive spray program. About 20 vehicles will be used for second phase to perform spray in two towns daily. City Government has also arranged a special spray program for flood relief camps. A total of 267 patients infected with dengue virus have received successful treatment in Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.

This was stated by Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman while talking to media representatives after inaugurating second phase of city wide fumigation campaign in Saddar Town Office on Friday.

He said that the special 40 bedded ward established in Abbasi Shaheed Hospital was providing best and free of cost medical treatment to patients suffered from dengue fever. More beds will be added in this ward if needed.

Administrator said that he has called a joint meeting of town administrators and city government to adopt a combined strategy to control the spread of dengue and other harmful viruses and to bring improvement in the overall sanitation condition in city.

He said that the on going fumigation will be made even more effective by adopting such a strategy that could effectively cover all areas or union councils in Karachi. In order to make it more effective, elected representatives on town level will be asked to support the fumigation campaign in their respective areas.

Administrator said that the shortage of resources will not create any obstacle in the continuous provision of better health care facilities to citizens.

He also appealed to citizens to register their complaints on 1339 regarding spray campaign in their area so that instant action could be taken. EDO Health Dr. Nasir Javed and Saddar Town Administrator Mukhtar Hussain were also present on this occasion.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Naila Wajid Khan presented the budget documents to the CDGK administrator

Administrator Karachi Lala Fazlur Rehman while exercising the powers of City Council Karachi vested in him under the rules gave approval of City District Government Karachi’s Rs53, 958.40million tax free budget for fiscal year 2010-2011. Earlier EDO Finance & Planning Naila Wajid Khan presented the budget books and other documents to Administrator Karachi on Tuesday and the same was finally approved by Administrator Karachi in the form of Resolution. The draft budget was already approved by the city council Karachi via its Resolution No.4 on 7th May 2010.

On this occasion Administrator Karachi said that the budget of city government Karachi has been prepared under the directive and policies of Government of Sindh. “We have tried to carry on the journey of progress and development in Karachi despite of present financial crisis in the country”, he said, adding that the budget allocations for different sectors were made on equal basis and the education and health sector received maximum amount. No new tax has been imposed even in tough current financial condition and huge amount was allocated to development works in the city. He expressed hope that the journey of development would be made continue by improving the current receipts condition.

According to the budget documents, the total receipts of City Government during fiscal year 2010-2011 are expected to stand at Rs53958.40million while the total expenditure has been estimated at Rs53874.02 million, leaving an amount of Rs84.38million as surplus.

The Revenue Department has been given topmost slot in the revenue generation list which is expected to collect Rs7648.34million in the year 2010-2011. Grants /Releases from Government of Sindh are listed next which are Rs5981.72milliion. The total dues of defunct KMC/KDA against KESC are Rs1983.06million. The other major revenue sources include Rs1512million from Municipal Services, Rs1266.32million from Master Plan, Rs1000million from KBCA as transfer of income, Rs805.33million from Works & Services, Rs814.92million from Finance & Planning, Rs567.30million from Enterprise & Investment Promotion, Rs135.55million from Coordination, Rs129.10million from Transport & Communication, Rs85.49million from Community Development, Rs54.37million from Health, Rs46.43million from Karachi Mass Transit Cell, Rs14597.80million from Water & Sanitation Department(KW&SB). Funds for Devolved Departments of Government of Sindh through Single Line Transfer System (Salary, Non Salary &I ADP) are Rs17, 329.96million.

City Government has for the first time set aside an amount of Rs120million for Circular Railway which is more than its share for this project while other handsome allocations are also made for Landhi Korangi Cottage Industry, Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases, Cardiac Care Emergency Units, Storm water drainage system, procurement of emergency fire extinguishing equipments and vehicles and construction of oil tankers terminal in Zulfiqarabad. A total of Rs24,137.16million has been allocated for development projects in the city government budget for 2010-2011.

City Government has allocated major amount of Rs11, 285.06million for Education and Rs9156.09million for Health Budget. The total amount allocated for Education and Health is 30 percent of the total budget while Rs9156.09million has been set aside for the budget of Works & Services. The other allocations in budget include Rs3400million for Annual Development Program(District), Rs1156.46 for Municipal Services, Rs556.34million for Community Development, Rs506.25million for Information Technology, Rs533.20million for Transport & Communication, Rs367.09million for Agriculture, Rs225.64 for Karachi Mass Transit Cell, Rs205.88million for Master Plan, Rs39.82million for E&IP, Rs1349.89 for departments of Coordination Group and Rs22.09million for Literacy

Afterwards Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman along with EDO F&P Naila Wajid Khan and other officers of finance department called on Governor of Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan at his office and briefed him about the city government budget…

Thursday, June 17, 2010


Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman has directed Revenue Department to take immediate action for implementation of recently promulgated Pubic Property (Removal of Encroachments) Ordinance 2010. He has instructed EDO Revenue to prepare all required infrastructure including establishment of offices and coordination among concerned departments so that effective action could be taken against the land grabbers.

City District Government Karachi has finalized all initial work to initiate action under the Public Property Ordinance 2010. The Revenue Department was also establishing a police station and anti encroachments force to arrest and lodge the FIR against the land grabbers. Under the ordinance any person found responsible of occupying government land would have to face 10 year imprisonment with fine equal to the value of occupied land while the government official helping the encroacher would have to face 5 year imprisonment.

Meanwhile Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman on Wednesday imposed immediate ban on the sale and use of over ripen, rotten fruits, sugar cane juice, all kinds of gola dundas, ice lollys and other syrups on the roads and footpaths within the jurisdiction of City District Government Karachi. The action has been taken to save the health and lives of citizens.

Monday, May 10, 2010


Karachi May 10: Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman has said that storm water drainage could not be made possible without full and thoroughly cleaning of every major drain of the city. De-silting of 7 big drains must be done speedily so that this could complete before upcoming rains.

He expressed these views during a visit of Lyari Town where he inspected cleaning work Kalri, Pitcher and Soldier Bazar Nullah.

EDO Municipal Services Masood Alam, members of technical committee Khuda Bux, Ibrahim Baloch, Rasheed Jamal and other officers accompanied Administrator Karachi on this visit.

Administrator Karachi on this occasion checked the condition of these drains at different points and directed municipal services department to further expedite work of their cleaning.

He said though City Government was doing cleaning and de-silting work of all major and small drains of city in coordination with town administration, however it would be most important to clear all 7 major drains that carries sewage from all over the city and falls into sea.

He said that their cleaning must start from seaside along with the removal of encroachments.
Administrator Karachi further said that all possible resources including machinery and man power would be provided for cleaning of all major drains of city.

Administrator Karachi during his visit also went to Machchar Colony where he inspected in detail cleaning work of storm and sewage water drain.

He directed concerned officials to contact with the Water & Sewerage Board so that the water supply problem in the area could be solved.

He said that storm water drainage would not be possible without full cleaning and de-silting of all major and subsidiary drains. That is why; he said City Government has initiated work of cleaning of drains in coordination with town administration to complete this work before upcoming rains.
Meanwhile Administrator Karachi also met with the citizens during the Khuli Kacheri held in the Committee Room of Civic Center. On this occasion he directed all EDOs to ensure prompt implementation of orders issued on the complaints of people in Khuli Kacheri. He also directed all officers to solve public problems on priority basis.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010


Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman has given approval of release of Rs5million to Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases. The amount will be spent on the maintenance of Operation Theatre and Angiography Machine besides other essential supplies including emergency injections. During a surprise visit to KIHD on Tuesday he directed EDO Finance & Planning to release this amount to institute on immediate basis.
Administrator Karachi went to the CCU and OPD where he met with the patients and enquire about their health. Deputy Project Director Dr. Siraj on this occasion informed him about the problems facing by the hospital.

Administrator Karachi also constituted a committee headed by Director KIHD Dr. Abdus Samad to give its suggestions regarding various matters including procurement of medicines. Other members of the committee include Deputy PD KIHD Dr. Siraj as Secretaryi and EDO F&P Naila Wajid Khan, EDO MS Masood Alam, EDO Health Dr. Shahab Imam and D.O Procurement Dr. Muhammed Aslam as members.

Administrator Karachi said that more resources will be provided to KIHD during next fiscal year. He said that timely disbursement of salaries to employees of the hospital will also be made possible.

During the visit of under construction Nazeer Hussain Shaheed Hospital near NIPA Chowrangi Administrator Karachi formed a committee comprising EDO Works and Services, EDO Law, EDO Health and DO IFQC that would submit its report and suggestions on the start of work on this project within 10 days.

Administrator Karachi said that all possible measures will be taken for timely completion of every project initiated by former city nazim Syed Mustafa Kamal.

He said that the construction of this hospital had been delayed due to the legal proceedings and now the matter must resolve so that

This public welfare project could complete as soon as possible.
He also directed EDO Works and Services to negotiate with the contractor and solve the matter in least possible time.

Saturday, May 1, 2010


Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman has directed town administration to pay more attention on sanitation work in their areas. He said that he has started visiting all towns of city to check the sanitation work and cleaning of storm water drains.

He expressed these views during a detailed visit to Landhi, Korangi and Shah Faisal Town on Saturday during which also inspected the cleaning and de-silting work of storm water drains.
During the visit of Korangi, town administrator informed him that cleaning work of 26km long storm water drain was already underway and will be completed by 1st June. He said that the encroachments at some places have posed hurdles in the water flow especially those established at the drains. Administrator Karachi directed to conduct a complete survey through a joint team of city government and town administration and submit report so that the anti-encroachment operation could be started in the area.

On the visit of Landhi Town the town administrator told that cleaning of 51km long storm water drains has begun in the area but the de-silting of Cattle Colony drain needs heavy machinery. Administrator Karachi directed EDO Municipal Services to provide required machinery and man power to Landhi Town so that the storm water drains cleaning work could complete before 1st June.

Shah Faisal Town administrator informed Administrator Karachi about the cleaning of 16km long 15 drain in the area which he said will be completed before 1st June. Administrator Karachi on this occasion directed to prepare PC-1 of the construction of Chakor Nullah in Shah Faisal Town so that its approval could be obtained from Government.

Administrator Karachi said that the town administration will be provided with all possible help, support and cooperation in the drain cleaning work. He also directed EDO Municipal Services to prepare a complete list of all those areas that have been affected more due to accumulation of water during rainy season so that the required machinery and vehicles could be dispatched to these areas on emergency basis.

He also directed town administrators to take immediate action on all the complaints received on city government complaints center 1339, adding that the Chief Secretary has been informed about the action taken by towns on citizen’s complaints.

Administrator Karachi during his visit also inspected construction work of Tipu Sultan Road Flyover where he was informed that already 12 of the pylings have been completed and the girders work has also begun. The flyover will be completed in three months.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010


Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman has said that city government has initiated a study to make the modern transport facilities available in Karachi by 2030 under the cooperation and financial support of Rs370million from JICA for which Japan International Cooperation Agency has also formed a 24 member team of experts out of which 7 members have already started conducting study. The members of study team called on Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman at his office in Civic Center and talked about the study program.

Administrator Karachi on this occasion said that city government will provide all possible help in the study and implementation of Urban Transport Master Plan 2030 for Karachi. He said that considering the ever increasing population in Karachi and the international status of city it was mandatory to provide more facilities to citizens by conducting advance study in all sectors of civic life so that the problems could be solved under a thorough planning and implementation.

Administrator Karachi said that necessary measures will be taken regarding the requirements, problems and their solution under this study and it would make it easy for government to solve the transport problems of city by providing better public transport facility to citizens, adding that the Karachi Mass Transit Cell, Transport & Communication and E&IP Department will have to play active role in the study so as to make it possible for JICA to complete it during two year’s period and the same could be implemented at the earliest.

Administrator Karachi said that Mass Transit Cell of City Government has already provided the Karachi Strategic Plan 2020 to JICA; however it was further extending the plan up to 2030 by conducting the study. He said that he will try that the notifications of technical and joint steering committees of Government of Sindh could be issued on time which would help JICA to conduct its study on a timely basis and complete it as per schedule.

In a briefing on this occasion, the Administrator was informed that local experts including Arif Hasan, Nauman Ahmed of NED University, Syed Shabbar Ali and Farhan Anwer of “Shehri” have been coordinated for KUTMP 2030 after which the amended plan has been handed over to JICA. The project would give a comprehensive transport master plan to city. Japan International Cooperation Agency has allocated the financial support of Rs356million while the Sindh Government and City Government Karachi have also contributed with Rs14.7million for the study. The PC-II of the project has also been approved by the Central Development Working Party (CDWP) on 18th March and a total of 24 members were appointed for the study out of which 7 members have already reached Pakistan and the other one would also visit the country. The study team would submit one or two feasible plans and also prepare its feasibility. The briefing was given by Director General KMTC Malik Zaheer-ul-Islam. Administrator Karachi and the team members of JICA appreciated the work of Karachi Mass Transit Cell in the preparation of transport project for Karachi.