Karachi, July 13, 2017 (PPI-OT):Sindh Minister for Transport, Mass transit, Labour, Human Resources and Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has dire the PTA and RTAs Secretaries to protect the valuable properties lying under their control, pursue the pending legal and court matters and achieve the targets of revenue with the aim of welfare of the commuters properly not only increase the number of revenue targets.
This he said while reviewing the progress and performance of Provincial and Regional Transport Authorities at his office here. Secretary Transport Abdul Raheem Soomro, officials of Transport, Secretary PTA Manzoor Kanrani and others attended the meeting. Minister Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that they would monitor and inspect their jurisdiction to provide relief to the commuters.
He directed them to coordinate with Divisional/Regional and District administration and Police authorities for their legal and technical support to implement traffic rules and transport law for the maximum benefits to the people at large with honesty, dedication and devotion, after wards no such complaints and public grievances are received, concerned official will not be spared and tolerated.
Secretary Transport Sindh Abdul Raheem Soomro while addressing them and has stressed the need of professionalism, commitment and motivation towards their official obligations and responsibilities for resolved the public grievance’s and problems. He also exhorted them to send their suggestions and recommendations of public issues.
The Secretary also said that the deptt had to evolve a computerised system and mechanism to issue route permits, data must be compiled to run the affairs of PTA and RTAs on fast track instead of manual working and slow disposal of working and affairs. PTA and RTAs should pursue the pending matters related to legal, court, permits and properties etc and coordinate with focal person for early disposal the same without delay.
Secretaries of PTA and RTAs apprised the progress and performance during the financial year including recovery, route permits, court cases and properties details. While informed that on the strict directives of the Minister Transport Sindh Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, a massive campaign was launched before Eid against exorbitant transporters had challaned 159 and fined them with a Rs.281,000 and Rs.417800 were returned back to the commuters during eid holidays. However 948 School Vans and coaches who used cylinders were inspected out of which 428 illegal cylinders were seized and fined them over Rs.933850 were received from them.
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