Flood survivors given 1,885 model homes so far
Lahore: The Punjab government has built as many as 1,885 model homes at a cost of Rs1.6 billion for the survivors of 2010 floods and 1,705 of them have so far been handed over among the victims, Director-General of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority Mujahid Sherdil said on Sunday.
According to a handout issued by the DGPR, Mujahid Sherdil, 180 model homes, built in Darya Khan and Rojhan tehsils of Bhakkar and Rajanpur districts, would also be handed over to the affectees soon. He was addressing officers of the authority’s administrative and financial wings. He pointed out that all basic facilities had been provided in these model homes, including schools, Tevta centers, dispensaries, community sheds, solar-bio energy plants and recreational parks.
Mujahid Sheddil asserted that these houses had been handed over to the flood victims within the stipulated time, which “is an unprecedented example of good governance”.