Sindh Chief Secretary asks all Commissioners, DCs, Police and Irrigation officials to devise effective plan, remove encroachments from irrigation land across the province and submit compliance certificates as directed by SHC
Karachi: Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah has directed the divisional and district administrations, and officials of police and irrigation department to devise an effective plan for expeditious removal of encroachments from irrigation land across the province so that the compliance of court orders could be ensured.
He issued such directives in an online meeting with the Divisional Commissioners, DIG Police of all divisions of the province, Secretary Irrigation, Deputy Commissioners and Senior Superintendents of Police of all the districts on Saturday.
Chief Secretary directed the Commissioners to monitor the anti-encroachment drive in their respective divisions and also directed the DIGs of Police to provide police force to the district administration as per their requirement to carry out the anti-encroachment drive.
Mumtaz Shah directed all the DCs and SSP to enhance their coordination on removal of encroachment and further asked all the DCs to submit the certificate after removal of the encroachments that there is no any government state /irrigation land encroached in their respective districts, as the same certificates will be submitted in Sindh High Court as per court directions.
The Divisional Commissioners informed the Chief Secretary that a facilitation center is being established in Commissioner Office and the focal person will keep in liaison and coordination with all the district administrations and officials of irrigation for getting updates and also acquire the desired plans and reports. (PR)