From Zeeshan Mirza
KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Friday approved Rs. 30 billion to launch Safe City Project under which 10,000 CCTV cameras would be installed in the city in three phases and each phase would be completed within 12 months starting from next financial year, 2021-22.
He took this decision while presiding over a meeting to review progress of the Safe City Project, said a news release.
The meeting was attended by Minister IT Taimoor Talpur, Chief Secretary Umtaz Shah, Chairman P&D M. Waseem, ACS Home Usman Chachar, PSCM Sajid Jamal Abro, Secretary Finance Hassan Naqvi, Adl IG Special Branch/ Incharge Safe City Project Imran Yakoob Minhas, provincial head of NRTC Brig ( R) Nayar, GM NRTC Sohail Anjum and others. The meeting was told that the NRTC had submitted Technical and financial proposals which needed to be evaluated by the evaluation committee.
CM approved the constitution of a nine-member technical committee under chief operating officer of the safe city project to evaluate the NRTC proposal. He also approved the proposal of assigning the charge of CEO to Muquddus Haider.