Govt land allocated for universities

300 acres of land set aside for NED University campus in Mithi

​ Our Correspondent May 22, 2020

KARACHI: Over 500 acres of government land has been allocated for different purposes across Sindh, including for building universities, schools and recreational centres.

Sindh chief secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah held a video-link meeting with the Land Revenue Committee on Thursday, where the decision was made to allocate 300 acres of government land for establishing a campus of the NED University in Mithi. Ten acres of land was also set aside for building a desert safari park.

Meanwhile, 100 acres of land was reserved for a landfill site in Sukkur. On the other hand, 10 acres of land was allotted to Sindh Madrassatul Islam University for setting up a campus in West district, Karachi.

Further, 90 acres of land was allocated for Jamshoro police line and four acres for Jamshoro police station.

In the meeting, four acres of land was reserved for Government Boys Degree College Daharki and two acres for a Government Comprehensive School in Bulri Shah Kareem.

The chief secretary ordered the relevant officials to keep track of court cases about government land, directing all the commissioners to ensure action against those who forged records for such land.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 22nd, 2020.


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