ICC  evolves  sector-wise  consolidated  plan  to  address civic  problems.  

Islamabad,  October 1(INP): Islamabad Citizens  Committee  (ICC)  has  evolved  a sector-wise  consolidated  plan to address the  civic problems of  the federal capital.
The  plan  will  soon  be  presented  to  the Mayor  of  Islamabad  for  necessary  action. This  was announced  here by  the  President of  ICC,  Syed  M.Siddiq  Hasan at a  meeting of Committee’s Executive Council.
The  plan  underlined  some  serious problems,  being  faced  by  the  residents that needed urgent  attention  of  the  Capital Development  Authority  (CDA),  ICT administration  and the Mayor,  IMC.
The  ICC  that  was  established  in  1977  by late  Syed  M.Shakir  Hasan,  father  of  its incumbent  President striving  hard  to improve  and  upgrade  the  living  status  of the citizen of  federal Capital in line with the CDA’s Master  Plan.
Syed  M.Siddiq  Hasan  who  was  re-elected as  President  ICC  for  the  next  two-year term  by the  Executive  Committee,  said  that shortage  of  water,  deteriorating  sanitation system  and growing encroachment  have badly  affected the  life of  the citizens of Islamabad.

The  ICC,  he  said  has  always  been  cooperating  with  the  local  authorities  for  improving civic  conditions.  It  has  also  been  extending  a  helping  hand  to  the  ICT  police  for improving  the security  condition in the city.

About  the  proposed  plan,  he  said  it  carried a  number  suggestions  for  improving general Cleanliness,  sewerage  works, cleaning  of  streets,  roads,  construction  of foot  paths  and maintenance  of  parks,  etc.
There  are  some  other  problems,  like  defective  street  and  traffic  lights  and  traffic  hazards like,  enforcement  of  one  way  traffic  in  and  around  all  the  major  markets  of  Islamabad.
Through  the  proposed  plan,  the  attention  of  the  authorities  is  also  being  drawn  towards the  problems  relating  to  schools  and  hospitals,  self-constructed  speed  breakers,  proper maintenance  of  parks and play-grounds, he added.
The  President,  ICC  appreciated  the  follow- up  action  taken  by  the  Mayor,  IMC  after its  meeting  with  him  last month.  Immediate  action  was  observed on his part  with regard  to the  maintenance of  roads, street light and cutting of  grace in H-8 grave  yard etc.
The  ICC  plans  to  meet  the  Mayor,  IMC  on a  regular  intervals  to  address  the  problems on   regular basis, he added.
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