KARACHI: New Annual Development Plan (ADP) 2014-15 of Sindh would be revolutionary and it would introduce new mega development projects in big cities and upgrading the small towns of the province as well.
Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah said under new ADP, the basic services provider organisations such as Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB), Water and Sanitation Services (WASA), Town Municipal Associations (TMAs), education and health sector would be financially strengthened to ensure efficient deliveries to the people besides well equipped Sindh Police to maintain the law and order situation in the province.
Presiding over new budget preparing meeting Qaim directed the officers keeping in view the development perception of PPP government, prepare a new innovative development plan that not only to cater the needs of the people of each area but to ensure its visible impact on the people. He said in addition to mega development project of big cities such as K-4 water project and Karachi Circular Railway (KCR) project of Karachi and many other projects to upgrade the small towns in the province were being considered to include in new budget.
He directed the officers concerned to re-visit their development plan and transfer all 227 small size development schemes to the district administration concerned with allocated fund.
He directed to include one well standard disable centre scheme at each divisional headquarter for learning and capacity building of the special people work force. He directed the officers to work out the federal and provincial government receipts and design such development plan within resources, that not only to cater the needs of people but also be possibly implemented within due course to time. He also directed the monetary management to keep provision of more funds in new budget to strengthen and equip the Sindh Police and enable it to meet out present challenges of law and order.
The meeting was informed Rs 06 billion out of budget allocation have already been released to Sindh Police to purchase the bullet proof vehicles, vests, helmets and other gadgets to fight with terrorist with success. The meeting was also informed more than 527 different development schemes would be completed by the end of this financial years while new budget proposals from the public representatives and other stakeholders organisations were being received and consolidated for incorporation in the next budget.
The meeting was informed fresh study about the taxes collection, expected receipts from federal and provincial government was also being carried out, which would be followed by the size/volume of total development outlay for the year of 2014-2015.
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