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KDA announces low-cost housing scheme in Gadap Town

KARACHI: On the directives of Sindh government, Karachi Development Authority (KDA) has announced a new housing scheme for 250,000 people in Gadap Town area of Karachi. The housing scheme will be spread over 62,934 acres comprising of six villages –

SHC moved against anti-encroachment operation in Karachi

KARACHI: A petition has been filed in the Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday against a wide-scale anti-encroachment operation in Karachi. The owners of shops located in Korangi Sector 44-A have filed a petition against demolition notices issued for 312

KDA Surjani Town officers involved in corrupt practices

KARACHI: Despite the transfer of the director-general Karachi Development Authority (KDA), several officers are still involved in corrupt activities in Surjani Town and Lines Area Project. Surjani Town Additional Engineer (XEN) Mohsin Raza, In-charge Enforcement Kamal Sheikh and Assistant Director

Sons of KDA employees received illegal postings, promotions

KARACHI: Work-charge employees at Karachi Development Authority (KDA) have been protesting the non-payment of salaries for the past three years due to the negligence of the Sindh Local Government Department. The department eventually regularized 51 employees.  However, it has been

KDA employees call off protests after assurances from director-general

KARACHI: Karachi Development Authority (KDA) employees have called off their protest against non-payment of salaries after receiving assurances from the director-general. Hundreds of work-charge employees have been protesting at the Civic Centre for over a month against the non-payment of

Three KDA employees illegally regularized in violation of rules

KARACHI: Three employees of the Karachi Development Authority (KDA) have been illegally regularized and issue a registration number in violation of rules. KDA Line Area Project Director and Chief Engineer Mubeen Siddiqui, Director IT Kamal Siddiqui, KDA secretary as well

KDA officer appoints seven family members in Jauhar Division

KARACHI: In a case on nepotism, a Karachi Development Authority (KDA) officer has hired seven members of his family in Gulistan-e-Jauhar Division. Aurangzeb was recently posted as Additional Engineer (XEN) of the Security Department, Johar Division. Immediately after taking charge,

KDA workers protest against non-payment of salaries since three years

KARACHI: Over 300 workers of the Karachi Development Authority (KDA) have started protest demanding the payment of salaries due since the past three years. After contractual workers,  work charge employees have geared up for a show of strength to protest

KDA officers issue fake receipt for building material

KARACHI: Although Karachi Development Authority (KDA) has dismissed former Johar Division Additional Engineer (XEN) Muhammad Sami, his team is continuing involvement in corrupt activities. A private team led by Grade 2 employee Mustafa Abbas Chand is allegedly involved in a

KDA officers allow encroachments in Gulistan-e-Jauhar, receive extortions

KARACHI: As the financial crisis worsens in the Karachi Development Authority (KDA), several employees are using other illegal sources of revenue under the behest of higher officials. Director-General and Secretary KDA have not taken any action against the illegal employees

Two KDA officers working on same employee number

KARACHI: Two high-ranking officers of the Karachi Development Authority (KDA) have shared the same employee number indicating that one of them is illegally working in the organisation. Social activist Imran Shahzad had filed a petition in the Sindh High Court