Jinnah Abadi Scheme plots balloting held in PakPattan
PAKPATTAN: Computerised balloting ceremonies for 5,487 plots under the CM’s Jinnah Abadi Scheme were held at the district TMA Hall and Arifwala TMA Hall on Wednesday.
MNA Sardar Munsib Ali Dogar, MPA Sardar Wajid Ali Dogar, DCO Syed Haider Iqbal, ADCG Nadeem Abbas, AC Dilshad Muhammad and other officials were present. The second computerised balloting was held at Arifwala TMA Hall. MNA Rana Zahid Hussain, MPA Farrukh Ahmed and other officials were present. Total 5,487 plots will be distributed among the homeless including 2,107 in Pakpattan tehsil and 3,809 in Arifwala tehsil.
Balloting for 7,000 plots held in Multan
MULTAN – The ballot to allot five-marla plots to over seven thousand homeless citizens from Multan district under Jinnah Abadi Scheme took place here at Multan Arts Council on Wednesday. The names of the winners of plots were announced on this occasion. The ballot was conducted by parliamentarians and office-bearers of PML-N.
Speaking on the occasion, Nawaz League’s city president Rana Shahidul Hassan said that the CM Shahbaz Sharif would soon handover allotment letters to the winners of plots. He added that it was Punjab government that felt the plight of the homeless and therefore today over seven thousand widows, orphans, sons and daughters of martyrs were being given plots. He said that the provincial govt did not believe in mere slogans and the practical steps were proof of this fact.
Addressing the ceremony, Mehdi Abbas Langah, Munawar Ehsan Qureshi, Bilal Butt and others said that PPP got vote in the name of roti, kapra aur makan but it deprived the poor of all the three commodities while on the other hand PML-N provided shelter to the homeless. They added that the opponents of Nawaz League made just tall claims while the league took practical steps for the welfare of the poor. Commissioner Multan division M Khurram Agha said that eligibility and transparency were made the foundation of today’s ballot. He disclosed that through transparent ballot 90 plots were allotted in Chak 20MR, 590 in Chak 2 Gulzar, 140 in Chak 15M, 290 in Chak 10R, 290 in Chak 8MR, 635 in Chak 5MR, 1100 in Chak 81M and 4400 in Chak 82M Jalalpur.
354 get Jinnah Abadi plots in Hafizabad
HAFIZABAD – As many as 354 homeless villagers were awarded five-marla plots under the Jinnah Abadi Scheme through computerised balloting under the supervision of district coordination officer of Pindi Bhattian.
Addressing the gathering, the DCO said that Jinnah Abadi Scheme launched by the provincial government was aimed at providing shelter to homeless people. The function was attended among others by DO (Coordination) Abdul Salam Arif and Assistant Commissioner Saleem Khalid. The DCO said that 133 kanals and 18 marlas land was acquired by the administration in Dingha Shameer village where Jinnah Abadi is being established.
He further said that as many as 1,584 applications were received and after scrutiny, 687 applicants were rejected and due to transparent draw, the deserving 354 applicant were entitled to get plots.
CITIZENS URGED TO PLAN SAPLINGS: Speakers at a seminar held here to observe the World Environment Day urged the public to ensure cleanliness for their better health. They also urged everyone to plant a sapling in their surroundings. The seminar which was chaired by “Chacha-i-Cricket” Abdul Jaleel, was jointly organized by the Environment Department and Anjuman Nowjawanan-i-Hafizabad.
The speakers included Anjuman President Abdul Jabbar Raza, walker Rai Kasrat Ali, Naseem Ahmad Hanjra DO Environment and Dr Azhar Ali Sheikh.