Karak: As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility Programmes, the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) and MOL have approved funds for uplift schemes in Karak, a news source reported. The companies will be utilising their production bonus funds for this purpose. The announcement came during a meeting held at Karak chaired by the Deputy Commissioner Shah Rukh Ali Khan.
This is not the first instance of these companies conducting development work to help the locals of the region. Previously, OGDCL set up a health centre in the Nashpa area of Karak to provide services to people living in remote areas.
During the meeting, the heads of these companies shared their proposals for potential projects with representatives of the government, and members of the meeting collectively earmarked funds for different projects.
Khan stated that the funds allocated by a company working in the southern regions of Karak will be spent on providing residents of remote areas, like Showanki and Kurd Sharif, with basic facilities. The remaining money will be allocated on a need basis for areas in the district. The problems caused by exploration activities for these people will be addressed on an urgent basis.