Governance Initiative


  • Aleem Khan asks Urban Unit to play part in 100 days plan of Prime Minister


    Mr. Abdul Aleem Khan Senior Provincial Minister Local Government and Community Development Department, Punjab visited the Urban Unit today. Mr. Salman Hashmi CEO (acting) and Mr. Abid Hussainy COO (acting) briefed the Minister about various projects and initiatives undertaken by Urban Unit. Renowned economist and consultant for Urban Unit Dr Salman Shah also presented on Punjab Spatial Strategy during the meeting.

    The Minister has directed Urban Unit to prepare monitoring dashboard for Clean and Green Punjab Program and share recommendations about 23 Landfill Site options in the entire Punjab. He further directed the SWM team at the Unit to give complete revenue generation plan for various waste management companies across Punjab. He asked Urban Unit to present a well thought out design of Orange Line stations' commercialization for project sustainability as well as revenue generation and attraction of commuters. Urban Unit will also design and prepare the real time monitoring dashboard for Clean & Green Punjab Programme along with providing Third Party Validation services for the same. The Minister expressed satisfaction on the capacities of Urban Unit and has assured them of his complete support and patronage for playing a crucial part in making development agenda successful.