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April 14, 2017

CM vows to complete 41 road projects by year’s end

Karachi

 
April 14, 2017

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has announced allocating additional funds for completing 41 road projects by the end of this year as he decided to increase the share of construction projects in the next budget.

He shared this as he presided over a meeting at the CM House on Thursday. The agenda was to discuss the upcoming budget and to evolve a strategy for completion of the most important projects. The meeting was attended by works and services minister Imdad Pitafi, planning and development (P&D) chairman M Waseem, principal secretary to CM Naveed Kamran Baloch, finance secretary Hassan Naqvi, works secretary Aijaz Memon and other officers of the P&D and finance departments.

The P&D chairman told the chief minister that 218 road schemes were in progress in Sukkur, Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas divisions.

On this, the chief minister directed him to identify the most important schemes for additional funds so that they could be completed by December 31.

The schemes include widening and reconstruction of 69.58 km Hala-Shahdadpur-Sanghar road worth Rs100 million, reconstruction of 41.25 km road worth Rs1billion from Mirpurkhas to Tando Adam, widening and reconstruction of Rs1.5 billion road from Karachi-Thatta-Jhimpir-Hyderabad, reconditioning of Rs40 million road from Yousif Dahri to Bandhi via Manhoro, widening of Rs100 million road from Saeedabad to Shaheed Benazirabad, including bridge over Rohri Canal.

They also include reconstruction of Rs40 million road from Ghora Bari to Gharo, Rs1100 million improvement of road from Mataro Kario Ganhwar to Kharwah Road, improvement of RsRs30 million road from Mehar to Dokri, improvement of Rs100 million road from Kambar Ghebidero, widening of road from Larkana to Miro khan, reconstruction of road from Moro Manahoon Mithani to Naushehroferoze , widening of road from Jati to Khurwah, widening and rehabilitation of Tando Allahyar to Tando Adam road, reconstruction of road from Deh 170 to Tando Jan Mohammad  District Mirpurkhas, improvement of road from Tando Mohammad Khan to Mula Katiar road, improvement of road from Matiari to Allahdino Sand (mirpurkhas), reconstruction of road from Samaro to Jhudo, reconstruction of road from Rukk to Lakhi, reconstruction of road from Palijani Station to Tando Jam via Shahpur, widening of road from Sakrand to Sarhari (SBA), widening of road from Jhudo Nabisar Road (Mirpurkhas) and various others projects.

There are some bridges, bypasses and flyovers at Nooriabad-Jhimpir intersection over railway crossings, construction of flyovers at Birani Railway Phatak at Tando Adam, construction of flyovers on railway southern sides at Subzi Mandi (SBA), construction overhead bridge at railway crossing Tando Adam, flyover at Shahdadpur over Jatia Railway Phatak, flyoverover on railway line between Kotri city and Industrial area Kotri.

The other bridges are pre-stress RCC bridge on Shaheed Benazir Bhutto to Kazi Ahmed on Rohri Canal and a bridge between Mithi to Chalhar.