Karachi, May 23, 2012 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed said citizens would now get the information and up-dates about all departments of KMC especially ongoing development projects along with the announcement of emergency situations, rains and cyclone on their mobile phone. Information regarding malaria and dengue fever would also be provided through cell phones.
He expressed these views while inaugurating the Rising Karachi Program at the three days Connect ICT 2012 Conference and Exhibition. Senior Director Health Services Dr. Shoukat Zaman, Project Director Muhammad Nasir and other officers were also present on this occasion.
Administrator Karachi said this service. The up-dates regarding complaints registered on KMC Complaints Centre 1339 will also be provided through this service which has been initiated on mobile phone for providing convenience to citizens.
He said present was the era of information technology and we will be left far behind the rest of the world if we did not utilize this very important tool.
Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed said KMC has the honour to become the first municipal organization in Pakistan which had taken a further step towards the establishment of E- Government by providing mobile phone service to citizens. Citizens of Karachi can now register their complaints regarding different departments of KMC through their cell phone and get the latest progress on their phone till the resolution of their problem.
He said the people residing in far flanged areas could use this facility for their benefit. The world had now shrunk into a mobile phone and the command and control system had played key role in the control of city crimes and traffic jam conditions.
Administrator Karachi said that the central command and control system and the hospital information management system in Karachi were being further expanded. The citizens can get further information about Rising Karachi Program by logging on to www.risingkarachi.gov.pk.
For more information, contact:
Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC)
City District Government Complex, 1st Floor, Civic Centre,
Tel: +9221 9923 2400 -01
Fax: +9221 9923 2406