Improvement of old graveyards-CM Shahbaz Sharif

Shahbaz-Sharif11-640x480Lahore-Punjab Chief Minister, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has provided approval to some grant of 1 billion rupees within comprehensive task for enhancing the health of graveyards through the province in Annual Development Program 2012-13 which is distributed according to population criteria recorded within the last census in each and every district. The Main Minister directed the Divisional Commissioners to apply this plan. They’ve been requested to instantly complete survey of graveyards according to ratio of population in each and every district and be sure implementation about this plan in least period through DCOs. DCO of each and every district can get built boundary walls of graveyards at tehsil level, identify encroachments as well as their removal, construct cemented place and shed for ‘Namaz-e-Janaza’, drainage water from graveyards and proper plans for lighting. Just in case of lack of funds, such graveyards will be presented priority where a minimum of 40 % place is vacant and is found in future. Punjab Chief Minister has additionally directed that Planning and Development Department can give approval towards the standard style of boundary wall for those graveyards and DCOs will make sure uniform implementation. Similarly, Planning and Development Department will even inform about the price of per unit construction whereas DCO of every district will begin work up to January 31, 2013 and Divisional Commissioner will submit fortnightly report concerning the pace of labor around the project towards the Chief Minister Punjab.