Expansion of municipal utility bills urged

May 16, 2013 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: It is necessary to expand network of municipal utility bills in commercial areas and recovery from commercial and industrial consumers should improve.

“Billing complaints should be resolved immediately and citizens in this connection will be provided with all possible support. He said that it was necessary to expand network of municipal utility bills in commercial areas and recovery from commercial and industrial consumers should improve. Billing complaints should be resolved immediately and citizens in this connection will be provided with all possible support,” said KMC Metropolitan Commissioner Matanat Ali Khan.

He directed heads of all departments to send recommendations for preparing upcoming budget of 20132014 along with improving revenue condition. Ali said that officers should call weekly departmental meetings for improving recovery condition and submit performance report. He said that recovery of municipal utility bills was getting better gradually but departments in this regard should enhance their recovery performance.

He said this while chairing a meeting of heads of various departments about recovery. On this occasion Financial Advisor Khalid Shaikh, Sr. Director Municipal Utility Bills Tahir Durrani, Sr. Director Local Taxes Mukhtar Hussain, Director Estate Muneer Ahmed and other officers were present.

He said that administration of commercial banks for recovery of municipal utility bills will be contacted. He said municipal utility bills were being received under approved resolution of City Council. Matanat Ali Khan said that department should prepare a report on daily basis. Kachi abadis of KMC were also included in this network by which increase in revenue was expected.