Pakistan Steel Mills is defaulter of Rs332.67 million as of June 2013: Karachi Water Sewerage Board

Karachi, July 18, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Steel Mills is defaulter of 332.67 million rupees as of June 2013 reported Karachi Water and Sewerage Board Revenue Department. According to the details, Pakistan Still Mills owed KW and SB 196.63 million in outstanding due till September 2011 and these outstanding dues have increased up to 332.67 million rupees till June 2013.

Pakistan Steel Mill has paid a total sum of 111.20 million during this period however outstanding dues excluding water and sewerage bill for the current month i-e July 2013 is not included in the outstanding dues yet. KW and SB Revenue Authorities are in contact with Pakistan Steel Mills to ensure that Pakistan Steel Mills pay their outstanding dues.

KW and SB is going through financial crises and during this time it is KW and SB Authorities’ duty to ensure that dues are recovered for the betterment of the institution. However KW and SB can disconnect water supply and sewerage facilities to Steel Mills and other Defaulting Government institution with the permission of higher officials.

Beside Pakistan Steel Mills Karachi Municipal Corporation owes KW and SB 700 million, Public Health Department owes 550 million, PWD owes 498 million, Education Department Sindh 245.8 million, Provincial Buildings (PWS) owes 90.27 million, Pakistan Railway owes 150.54 million, Printing Corporation of Pakistan owes 14.50 million, Faisal Cantonment Board 26.8 million, Korangi Cantonment Board 13.7 million, Malir 100 million, Clifton Cantonment Board 80 million, Machine Tool Factory 11 million, Hockey Club Stadium 21 million, District Jail Malir 100 million and SITE Limited is a defaulter of 65 million rupees in outstanding dues.

Despite several reminders and letters these institutions are not paying their bills. Therefore KW and SB is not in a position to continue provision of Water and Sewerage Facilities since KW and SB is going through financial crises and is in need of financial resources. KW and SB spokesperson has hoped that all Government Institutions would help KW and SB by paying their outstanding bills.

For more information contact:
Karachi Water and Sewerage Board
Mr. Zahid Mehmood
P.S. Chairman Office
Tel: 99240819

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