has completed Preliminary Public Consultation Meetings and Information Disclosure, demarcation survey, socioeconomic survey, satellite imagery and allocation of land for resettlements.
The committees will have one representative each from provincial government, Pakistan Railways and the KUTC.
The decision to reposition the office of the KUTC Secretariat to the office of the Sindh Transport Secretary was also taken in the meeting.
The Sindh Transport Secretary, Karachi Municipal Corporation Administrator, Pakistan Railways (Operation) General Manager and KUTC Managing Director were also present in the meeting.
MD KUTC Shamim Sherazi and Secretary Transport Sindh Mohammad Tuaha Farooqui, briefed the meeting.
DS, Pakistan Railway, Karachi, assured to arrange the financial and technical feasibility study in association with KUTC.
has also been asked to submit a report within 15 days.
Administrator KMC Rouf Akhtar, officials of KUTC
, Railways Police, finance, revenue and transport departments also attended.
6 million) will be borne by the Ministry of Railway (60 per cent equity), Government of Sindh (25 per cent equity) and the City District Government Karachi (15 per cent equity); the stakeholders of KUTC
as per their share.
He said on completion of the project an international operator of repute will be appointed for operations and maintenance of KCR and KUTC
will oversee the management of KCR.
According to Karachi Urban Transport Corporation sources the transfer of land from Pakistan Railway to KUTC
was in process.
It was also decided that KUTC
(Karachi Urban Transport Corporation) will be formed with Ministry of Railways, Government of Sindh and City District Government Karachi as shareholders on basis of their Equity.