Chief Secretary for developing goths
KARACHI (PPI) – Chief Secretary Sindh Fazalur Rehman has directed relevant officials to devise an effective strategy to provide basic facilities including health and education to villages situated in the limits of the then district West Karachi.
He issued these directives while presiding over a high level meeting at his office.
The Chief Secretary discussed with the Local Government and CDGK officials the problems raised by a social organization chief Abdul Khalique Baloch relating to Sajjan Goth, Yusuf Goth, Dawood Goth, Manghopir Road, Mawach Goth, Sheikh Mohalla, Lasi Mohalla, Hassan Khaskheli Goth and Laoong Goth.
He directed the officials to get implemented decisions taken, in this regard during a previous meeting held on January 19, 2006. Additional Chief Secretary Local Government Rukhsana Saleem, EDO Revenue Mohammad Saleh Farooqui, EDO Education Fakhar Karim Siddiqui, EDO Health DR,AD Subhani, Director Public Relations/Deputy Secretary Implementation and Coordination Naukhez Anwar Siddique, MD KWSB Brigadier Iftikhar Haider, Director Sindh Katchi Abadis Authority A Abbasi and other officials were also present.
The Chief Secretary directed EDO Revenue to hold meetings with Board of Revenue officials and social organization representatives of these villages and take steps to protect graveyards of these villages.
The EDO Revenue assured to present a report in this regard within a week.
The EDO Education was directed to provide computers and other required material and teachers under the Devolved Social Services Programs to the schools in these Goths and present a report next week.
The Chief Secretary directed EDO Health to visit all health units in these villages and provide them with all facilities including doctors and medicines besides taking steps to reactivate maternity homes.
The EDO Works and Services was directed to make lighting arrangements in the Football Ground and Astana Baba e Farid, besides implementing rules and regulations regarding power supply to these areas.
Source: The Nation