Mardan to get makeover by spring

PESHAWAR: The project to further beautify the Mardan city with parks and landscaping was likely to be complete by spring.

Additional Chief Secretary Planning and Development Shehzad Khan has directed the district administration to complete all the schemes under Mardan Beautification Project in Mardan by April this year and maintain high standard of construction.

This he said while talking to the quarters concerned during his visit to the sites of various projects under construction as part of Mardan Beautification Project.

Mardan DC Dr Imran Hamid Sheikh, Tehsil Municipal Officer Asif Khan, Manager Service Delivery Centre Shafique Khan and others were also accompanying the ACS.

The deputy commissioner informed that Mardan Beautification Project is being completed with an estimated cost of Rs1 billion and 24 different schemes including construction and rehabilitation of Azi Khel Park and Pirano Park, gymnasium costing Rs40 million, Ladies Park at the venue of Mardan Officers Club costing Rs110 million, construction of dedicated U-turn and installation of solar lights on N-45 Mardan Nowshera Road, Baghdada Park, Installation of touch screen information machines and other projects.

The ACS inspected the construction work at different points and directed the quarters concerned to expedite the pace of work and thus complete the same by April this year so that the masses could get benefit of these public friendly projects.

Shehzad Khan also inaugurated touch screen installed at a shopping mall.

The In-charge of this database Shafique Khan, while briefing the ACS informed that common people could get information like Revenue Cases, Mutation, Agriculture Income Tax, SSC and Intermediate results of Mardan Board, authentication of vehicle registration, price list of commodities and seven other services by just one click and citizens could also register their complaints through this screen.

This he said was the second screen installed so far as first one is already working in front of Deputy Commissioner Office Mardan.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 21st, 2018.

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