Tag: Uplift

CDG ready to start Rs 50m uplift works

GUJRANWALA - District Coordination Officer Barrister Nabil Ahmad Awan has said that City District Government (CDG) is ready to chalk out a comprehensive plan of uplift works worth Rs 50 million in collaboration with Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI). He said this while presiding over a meeting in which Member National Assembly (MNA) Khurram Dastgir Khan, GCCI President Sheikh Sarwat Ikram, Sheikh Muhammad Nasim, Zarrar Kaleem and CDG officers participated. District

Double shift ordered for early completion of uplift projects

SAHIWAL - Sahiwal Division Commissioner Qazi Muhammad Ashfaq Qureshi has taken a strong notice of the slow pace of construction work in the projects being completed under the Rs 500 million package announced by the Punjab government for the city.
He directed the departments concerned to immediately start double shift for completion of these projects within next 2 months. He gave these directions, while reviewing the development projects at a special meeting held in his office.

Nation-building departments asked to expedite uplift work

SAHIWAL - Sahiwal Divisional Commissioner Qazi Muhammad Ashfaq Qureshi has directed nation-building departments to accelerate the pace of development carrying out under the city package and ensure quality so that people can benefit from these projects for a long time.
He said this while chairing a meeting to review the projects of the city package. He said the beautification of the city should also be ensured after the completion of this package and the citizens should also be

Women can play major role in socioeconomic uplift of country: Sharmila

KARACHI - Pakistani women are talented and can play a major role in the socioeconomic development of the country, which is why the PPP government is committed towards empowering them through better education. PPP Women Wing Sindh Information Secretary Sharmila Farooqui said this on Sunday before leaving for the US to attend the 'Year of Empowering Women and Girls through International Exchanges' programme to be held in Washington under the aegis of the State Department in connection

DCO sets March 15 deadline for completion of all uplift projects

FAISALABAD - DCO Nasim Sadiq expressed his displeasure over the slow pace of development schemes in education and health sectors and directed the city government officials to take disciplinary action against the contractors responsible for the delay. The action should include imposition of penalties and exclusion of their names from the government contractors' list, he said.
He was presiding over a meeting to review the progress of work on various development schemes. He gave a

Prisons Dept completed 39 uplift schemes in 3 years

KARACHI - The Sindh Prisons Department completed a total of 39 development schemes with a cost of $79.81 million in the period between 2008 and 2011, whereas additional space for 950 prisoners was also created, Pakistan Today has learnt.
According to official documents, a total of 12 schemes with a cost of $15.78 million of the Prisons Department are in progress, whereas five schemes with a cost of $23.69 million have been approved and two others are in approval process with the

Rs 700m earmarked for Sialkot uplift: Kh Asif

SIALKOT - PML-N MNA Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Thursday said Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had approved a special grant of Rs 700 million for 10 mega socio-economic and public welfare-oriented projects. Addressing a party workers' meeting, he said this development package would be a gift from the CM to the people of Sialkot.
He told the participants of the meeting that work was briskly underway for the widening and reconstruction of main Sialkot-Daska-Gujranwala Road, adding this

Minister pledges mineral sector uplift

LAHORE - Provincial Minister for Mines and Minerals Dr Tanvir-ul-Islam has said that all necessary steps will be taken for the development of the mineral sector to harness the natural resources of Pakistan.
He was addressing a meeting after assuming office of the department. Secretary Mines and Minerals Shahid Mehmood, Additional Secretary Rao Ghulam Hussain, Chief Inspector Mines Tahzeeb-ul-Hassan Ansari and other senior officers were also present. The minister was given a

Farid Kathia inaugurates Rs 380 million uplift project

SAHIWAL - Federal Minister Mehar Ghulam Farid Kathia inaugurated a development project worth Rs 380 million in Noor Shah. Under the project, development schemes of electricity, Sui gas, drainage and roads would be completed in Harappa and Noor Shah.
Speaking on this occasion, the federal minister said it was the first and foremost duty of the federal government to provide all basic facilities to the people. He added the government would make all-out efforts to create job

Early completion of uplift projects ordered

SAHIWAL - Sahiwal Division Commissioner Tariq Mahmood Khan, while chairing a meeting in his office, has directed the building department to ensure quality construction and early completion of development projects within the set time so that people can get benefit from these projects as early as possible. DCO Muhammad Khan Khichi, Director Development Habib Jilani and other relevant officers were also present at the meeting. As many as 11 road projects have been initiated with Rs 500

Govt focusing on goths’ uplift: Qaim

KARACHI: The government is focusing on development in goths in urban areas along with cities, Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah said on Thursday during a meeting with National Assembly member Sher Muhammad Baloch. "Officials concerned are paying attention to development projects in Malir, Dursana Chhanna, Lyari, Keamari and Ibrahim Hyderi," he said, adding that efforts are being made to provide residents of these areas with basic facilities. President Asif Ali Zardari would lay the

Economic uplift imperative to Pakistan’s well-being: LCCI President

On a solemn note, the newly elected President of Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Shahzad Ali Malik, voiced his fears that the economy and the nation as a whole are passing through a particularly difficult stage in the troubled history of Pakistan. Prudent policy decision and implementation on part of the government and the active participation of the private sector were essentially intrinsic to any sustainable solution to Pakistan's tribulations.