Karachi, January 21, 2013 (PPI-OT): KMC Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed has said that positive results under “Rising Karachi” Program for the availability of timely information to citizens in connection with implementation on municipal projects and other matters have been achieved and this experiment has been appreciated by a good number of citizens therefore the process of availability of valuable information on mobile phones would be made better and more effective which would provide citizens with various facilities and important information.
He said this while addressing a meeting with Project Director of “Rising Karachi” Program Abdul Nasir, Sr. Director Information Technology Masood Alam and other officials.
Administrator Karachi said that information technology was being used for positive and constructive objectives whereas municipal facilities in all big cities were also provided with the help of information technology which not only enhanced the performance of municipal departments but also citizens were provided with better facilities therefore we would also have to improve ourselves according to that standard.
He said that mobile phones were very common now and everyone was availing this modern technology and the use of internet on mobile phones had been very familiar hence this source of communication under Rising Karachi Program was being used by which citizens were not only provided with the information of development projects but information regarding health, education, traffic, vaccination program for children, spray campaign and different incidents were provided as well whereas they could also lodge their complaints on phones which was a good progress and this would be improved. He said that Karachi is mini-Pakistan and it had the status of backbone in economy of the country and this city had lots of specialties. The citizens had a big share in the development of this country.
Karachi like other metropolitan cities of the world was also being renovated with modern facilities. He said Rising Karachi Program of I.T Department was very beneficial for citizens and everyone could easily avail from this facility by being registered only once. Registration could also be ensured at www.risingkarachi.gov.pk and after registration citizens would be provided with all types of information free of cost.
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