Municipal services

Secretary reviews performance of Punjab Municipal Rural Service Corporation

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LAHORE, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – July 18, 2022): Imran Sikandar Baloch, Punjab Local Government and Community Development (LG&CD) Secretary, visited the offices of the Punjab Rural Municipal Services Company (PRMSC), here on Monday.

The Project Manager briefed the Secretary on the performance and various other aspects of the PRMSC project.

The secretary ordered the company authorities to immediately recruit social mobilizers and procurement specialists for the company. He said the list of villages to be selected for his pilot project should be presented at the next council meeting. He said that the management information system should be acquired as soon as possible for effective monitoring of the project and that the achievement of the set objectives should be ensured within the stipulated time.

Imran Baloch said the project would provide clean water and better sewage system to backward villages which would help in controlling diseases in the target villages.

Earlier, he was informed during the briefing that the PRMSC was a one-of-a-kind project which aimed to provide basic facilities in 16 selected tehsils from different districts of the province. The project manager said that more than one million rural people would benefit from the Punjab Municipal Services project.

He was further informed during the briefing that in the first phase, the recruitment for the corporate headquarters has been completed while the process of setting up offices at the tehsil level and selecting 200 villages for the pilot project was continuing.