Development work at Sukkur still unfinished

Friday 16 June 2017 4 months ago 154   Sukkur   Print

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Report  Bisma Waseem : Sukkur: Despite toll claims and other strict actions by the administration of Sukkur Municipal Corporation, the ongoing development works on important roads of Sukkur city could not be completed while contractor who was awarded road construction work of military road has satisfied the officials by giving another date of its construction. According to details, various ongoing development works regarding construction of roads including military road, from Qureshi Road to Nomaish Road as well as the road of industrial area Sukkur from Golimar to Qureshi Road which started with the cost of millions of rupees could not be completed as financial year 2016-17 is going to end on 30th June. Deputy Commissioner Sukkur accompanying Mayor, Deputy Mayor as well as representatives from local bodies visited different localities including civil hospital and the military road in darkness on Wednesday night during which they strictly directed to concerned officials and employees for completion of ongoing works promptly in order to decrease the problems being faced by the people but no achievement has been made physically so far. The contractor who was awarded road construction work of military road satisfied the administration by giving new date for completion of road work before the Eid. Sources said that survey of development works worth millions of rupees were being carried out by concerned officials when the works were near to its completion then they remember that sewage drains were also to be constructed on both sides of the roads resulting which the completion of works delay on one hand and on the other hand extra funds were also to be spent for the same and cost of development work also to be revised. Despite experiencing such situation, the higher authorities of Works & Services Department as well as Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner did not take any action against concerned officials, engineers, surveyors and their concerned subordinate staffs. 02