Karachi: The Land Reservation Committee on Tuesday provided its approval to the allocation of land for the development of various public sector projects in the province, according to news sources. It sanctioned the initiative during a meeting presided over by Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ai Shah.
The land grant breakdown is as follows:
- 5-acre land for the construction of a 50-bed hospital at Gulshan-e-Hadeed.
- 2.6-acre land for the construction of Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) and Rescue Complex in Gulshan-e-Iqbal.
- 74-acre land was approved for Police Line Mithi.
- 246-acre land was approved for the construction of Trauma Centre, university campuses and government offices at Qasimabad highway.
- 1-acre land was approved for the construction of Sindh Public Service Commission Complex in Hyderabad.
Furthermore, the meeting was informed of the provincial executive’s decision to develop landfill sites in various towns of the province. To facilitate this measure, the committee allocated the land for landfill sites in Khairpur Nathan Shah, Matiari, Jamshoro, Johi, Kotri, and Tando Allahyar.
Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah said that the summary of land allocated would be tabled before the chief minister for final approval. The summary of the land allocated for the graveyards in the provincial capital will be submitted to the cabinet for approval, he added.
Additionally, Syed Mumtaz Shah ordered the Deputy Commissioners of Sindh to ensure the elimination of encroachments from the state land in their respective constituencies.