District Coordination Officer Karachi Expresses Concern over Cleanliness Condition in City

Karachi: District Coordination Officer Karachi Mohammad Hussain Syed has while expressing concern over the cleanliness conditions in city, warned town administrators to improve their performance or change of town administrator and action against them will be recommended.

Addressing a meeting of the 18 town administrators in Civic Centre’s Committee Room he directed town administrators to improve their performance as the basic responsibility of cleanliness falls on their shoulders.

The meeting was also attended by EDO Municipal Services Masood Alam, EDO Works and Services Altaf G. Memon and other officers of city government.

DCO Karachi said that good manager is required to solve the basic problems of citizens while having limited resources.

He expressed displeasure on that heaps of garbage were still laying on the major city corridors. He called it unfortunate and directed all those towns which have more sanitation problems to work on war footing basis and remove all waste in three shifts.

He said that he and Administrator Karachi Fazlur Rehman will personally visit the city and action will be taken against the town administrator if they found cleanliness condition unsatisfactory.

DCO Karachi also directed town administrators to ensure cleanliness at all Eid Prayer grounds (Eidgahs) and also remove the garbage containers around them.

He instructed them to acquire the machinery from city government’s machinery pool for lifting and disposal of garbage from the town limits.

Town administrators on this occasion gave briefing about cleanliness work carried out within their remits.

Shah Faisal Town administrator informed the meeting about the cleaning of Chakor Nullah and removal of garbage from various areas including Star Gate.

Gadap Town Administrator said that they would seek help from machinery pool for removal of garbage and waste lying around Yousuf Goth and Maymarabad. On this DCO Karachi directed District Officer Machinery Pool to provide them with required machinery without delay.

During the meeting DCO Mohammad Hussain Syed directed Gulshan Town Administrator to remove the garbage and waste from near old vegetable market, Safoora Goth and near NIPA. He also advised Korangi Town Administration to stop illegal dumping of garbage and waste in the town limits by some vehicles and hand over them to police.

The SITE Town Administrator informed the meeting that the Eid Prayer’s venues will be made cleaned before 29th of Ramazan.

DCO Karachi said that no area in city should be overlooked in the cleanliness work and this work must be taken as a challenge.

For more information, contact:
Administrator Secretariat
City District Government Karachi (CDGK)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406
Email: administrator@karachicity.gov.pk