CM orders initiation of tender process for 13 new schemes in Karachi

Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday reviewed 19 schemes under the Karachi Annual Mega Development Programme worth Rs14.67 billion. Six of these schemes were old and 13 were new and worth Rs7.57 billion.


Shah directed Karachi Administrator Murtaza Wahab to personally monitor the execution and quality of the development work. 


The CM also directed Wahab to beautify the entry and exit points of Karachi and remove encroachments from the Sohrab Goth area.


The new schemes include:


  1. Construction of Shahrah-e-Noor Jehan from the Abdullah College to Qalandria Chowk for Rs1.1 billion


  1. Construction of road and stormwater drain from Sher Shah Chowk to Mirza Adam Khan Road for Rs370 million 


  1. Construction of road from Gulberg Chowrangi to UBL Complex for Rs450 million


  1. Construction of Rafiqi Shaheed Road for Rs200 million


  1. Construction of major roads from Razzakabad to Sheedi Goth for Rs200 million


  1. Construction of surrounding roads of the Civil Hospital for Rs261 million 


  1. Construction of Chakiwara, Mehrab Khan, and Tannery roads with a stormwater drain in Lyari for Rs995.461 million


  1. Construction of linking roads of the Lyari Expressway for Rs200 million 


  1. Construction of a flyover at Jauhar Chowrangi for Rs1.6 billion


  1. Rehabilitation of major stormwater drains of the city for Rs1 billion


  1. Replacement of water supply and sewerage system with the installation of pumping stations for Rs800 million


  1. Construction of a public park in District Central for Rs250 million

  2. Construction of a civic centre and auditorium in Chakiwara for Rs150 million