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Provincial Minister for Works and Services takes notice on delay in development schemes 


Provincial Minister for Works and Services Syed Zia Abbas Shah has said that all ongoing development schemes should be completed on time while the use of quality materials in development projects should be ensured.

He expressed these views while presiding over a meeting convened to review the performance of ongoing development schemes in the province.

Provincial Minister for Works and Services Syed Zia Abbas Shah said the purpose of the meeting was to further improve communication between public representatives and the department.

He said that PPP has always given priority to public service. It is our mission to provide facilities to the people at their doorstep.

In this regard, development projects should be completed as soon as possible in the public interest.

On the occasion, Secretary Works and Services Department Imran Atta Somoroo gave a briefing on the ongoing development projects under the department. Giving a briefing, Secretary Works and Services Imran Ata Soomro apprised the participants about the performance of ongoing development projects in Ten districts of the province namely Thatta, Sujawal, Jamshoro, Sanghar, Umerkot, Mirpur Khas, Tharparkar, Tando Muhammad Khan, Dadu and Tando Allahyar. Concerned engineers provided detailed information about the ongoing development projects in the district to the public representatives of their districts.

Talking on the occasion, the provincial minister issued a clear directive that the schemes for which 100% funds have been released should be completed by September 15, 2021 while the schemes for which 50% funds have been released should be completed by 31st December 2021.

Apart from this, the schemes for which more than 25% funds have been released so far should be completed by 31st March 2022 in any case.

Any negligence in this regard would not be tolerated at all, he added. Syed Zia Abbas Shah further said that the development projects approved in the budget of the current financial year should also be started soon.

He urged the participants to complete all the steps keeping in view the merit and transparency.

Syed Zia Abbas Shah took notice of the delay in the ongoing development project by MNAs and MPAs and directed the Secretary Works and Services to immediately inquire from the concerned engineers in this regard.

On the occasion, the Secretary Works and Services said that the tender process for new projects would be started from September 2021.

Provincial Minister for Culture and Education Syed Sardar Shah, Provincial Minister Fayyaz Bhatt, Provincial Minister for Minority Affairs Gyan Chand Israni, Members of National Assembly Sardar Sikandar Ali Rahupoto, Rafiq Ahmad Jamali, Farhan Leghari, Zulfiqar Bachani and Members of Sindh Assembly Syed Saleh Shah Jilani. , Kulsoom Chandio, Sajeela Leghari, Pir Mujeeb-ul-Haq, Dr. Lal Chand, Heer Soho, Rehana Leghari, Syed Amir Ali Shah, Ali Hassan Hangurojo, Mashooq Chandio, Rana Abdul Sattar, Shahid Theme, Jam Shabir Ali Khan, Muhammad Qasim Soomro, Sadiq Ali Memon, Syed Zulfiqar Ali Shah, Ejaz Hussain Shah, Abdul Akram Soomro and others participated in the meeting.

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