Instruction to complete the Orange Line Bus Project in 4 months
Instruction to complete the Orange Line Bus Project in 4 months! Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has directed the Transport Department to complete the Orange Line project within the next four months and prepare the Red Line for the tender phase for which they want the foundation stone of the ceremony on August 14 to be done.
Chairing a meeting to review the progress of BRTS, Orange Line and Red Line in the Chief Minister’s House on Friday, Murad Ali Shah directed the completion of the Orange Line Bus Project in four months. Municipal Minister Nasir Hussain Shah, Owais Qadir Shah, Advisor to the Chief Minister, Murtaza Wahab, Acting Chief Secretary Mohammad Wasim, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Sindh, Sajid Jamal Abroo, Secretary Municipality Roshan Sheikh, Secretary Transport Abbas Detkhon, MDPubal Pardakh attended.
Transport Minister Owais Shah told the Chief Minister in a briefing that the ongoing work on the Orange Line was in the final stages, on which the Chief Minister directed him to complete it within the next 3 months, as well as purchase and repair of buses. Therefore, the procedure for the procurement of 25 buses should be devised. He said that I would like to buy the best buses which have a seating capacity of 40 passengers, 80 passenger stand capacity or larger buses with double capacity, the provincial minister of transport directed that he Finalize suggestions from.
He advised the Minister for Transport to speak to the Green Line Project Management and the Federal Government so that similar and imitation capacity buses could be purchased, the Chief Minister said that he was already in the exhibition to build underpass and mezzanine floor. 962 million has been approved, the finance department has sent the matter to a sub-committee of the cabinet which will submit its report for release of the money.
The Chief Minister Sindh was informed that the land has been shifted to Surjani Town for Green Line Bus Depot, which the department will issue notification till Monday. , 25 buses can be purchased initially for the Orange Line.
The Chief Minister directed the Transport Department to implement the facility with Green Line Project Management. The project will be run by the federal government for three years and after that, it will be transferred to the government for implementation.
The Chief Minister directed the Transport Department to make arrangements for the transfer of trucks from Adaku to Manipur bypass and transfer 100 acres of land from the Board of Revenue to construct an intercity bus terminal on the superhighway. The issue of acquisition of land for the plant was also brought under discussion on the installation of Red Line in Buffalo Colony under Karachi Bus Rapid Transit.
Chief Minister said that biogas plant would be most viable in buffalo colony, it would be easy for cattle dung to be used for biogas production. Talk to the city, the city plans to allocate 40 acres of land for the Red Line biogas plant.