CDGK seeks 12 new mega projects’ approval

KARACHI (October 08 2010): City District Government Karachi (CDGK) has sought the approval for 12 new mega projects costing Rs 2 billion, which will begin in the current financial year after approval from Sindh Government. The projects include the construction of 4 new flyovers, 6 major road, installation of storm water drainage system and construction of causeway at Malir River.This was stated by Karachi Administrator Fazlur Rehman while addressing the meeting of officers of Works and Services Department in DCO Camp Office on Thursday. The meeting was called to review and discuss the ongoing development projects and start of new projects in the city. During a briefing on this occasion the EDO Works and Services said that all the ongoing projects will complete on time.Administrator Fazlur Rehman directed the officers to ensure timely completion of development projects by accelerating the pace of work and to carry on the planning for new projects. He said that the city government will construct a flyover at Korangi Crossing with the cost of Rs 350 million in this year while another flyover will be built near Abbasi Shaheed Hospital in Nazimabad with the same estimated cost. “The flyover at Ibne-Sina Road, Korangi Nullah and Gujjar Nullah will have an estimated cost of Rs 200 million,” he said.
City Government will also construct many major roads including from Model Colony Avenue to Khokhrapar Malir with a cost of Rs 100 million, from Paracha Chowrangi to Northern Bypass Hub River Road Phase-I with a cost of Rs 300 million, from Mosamyat Chowrangi to Superhighway (4.5km road) with a cost of Rs 200 million.Administrator Karachi said that the causeway at Malir River will be made two tracks with a cost of Rs 150 million while the roads at Banaras Chowk and adjacent areas will be constructed with a cost of Rs 782 million and the construction of road from Mazar to Surjani Chowrangi Manghopir Road has an estimated cost of Rs 150 million – Brecorde