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Karachi South DMC approves Rs5.35b budget for FY2020-21

It is expected to earn Rs640.7m this year

SAMAA | - Posted: Jun 30, 2020 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
Posted: Jun 30, 2020 | Last Updated: 1 year ago

Karachi South DMC Chairman Malik Fayyaz Awan is presenting the budget for FY2020-21 in the district council. Photo: South DMC

The Karachi South District Municipal Corporation approved on Tuesday the Rs5.35 billion budget for the fiscal year 2020-21.

South DMC Chairman Malik Fayyaz Awan presented the budget having a surplus of Rs0.5million.

The district administration allocated Rs1.35 billion for development works in the district, Rs3.33 billion for salaries of employees, Rs309.3 million for contingencies and Rs442.8 million for repair and maintenance.

It earmarked Rs12.5 million for any calamities and environmental protection, Rs20.5 million for families of deceased employees and Rs7 million for sending employees on pilgrimage.

Expected income

The South DMC is expected to earn Rs640.7 million from its available resources, while it expects an amount of Rs3.35 billion in share of Octroi Zila and property taxes from the Sindh government.

Awan said the district administration has been working on rectification of roads and sewage network, parks and playgrounds.

It has improved the condition of schools, dispensaries and maternity homes, and ensured provision of medicines and equipment at these facilities.

Opposition Leader Muqeem Alam said the South DMC under the chairmanship of Awan had initiated record development works compared to other districts.

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