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WETLAND PARK INCLUDING SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT & CHANDI PARK

 

NAME WETLAND PARK INCLUDING SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT & CHANDI PARK
TOTAL COST OF THE PROJECT Rs 2.9 Billion
DATE OF COMPLETION The project is on hold up.

Karachi being port city and hub of commercial and industrial activities experienced a very high population growth rate in last few decades. The Karachi Coastal & port area further experienced tons of pollutants coming from the city’s natural drains / nallah. Some of wetlands that are breading grounds of millions of species in and around Karachi coastal area are about to die due to this intolerable pollution, Mai Kolachi Bypass road with Mangroves wetland is one of these.

·        To make better environment around port vicinity area, KPT made a decision to save this wetland and the value of all the adjacent properties and area around. In the planning and designing of the schemed emphasis is given to save the natural habitat of aquatic species by maintaining this existing wetland with a wetland based sewage treatment plant project.

·        Design Phase:  The planning & design of project has been awarded to the local consultant, M/s Osmani & Company and they have done conceptual design of project and the same was approved principally by KPT & its advisory committee i.e. PANI.  Furthermore, the consultant carried out other services i.e. detailed design of the project, tender document, drawing & its evaluation, award of work & site & top supervision of project at site shall commence after final approval obtaining from GOP/GOS/KPT. KPT advised consultant to carryout detailed design of 60 MGD sewerage treatment plant instead of 30 MGD treatment plant as initially proposed by KPT. The estimated cost of Rs 800 million project increased to Rs 2.9 Billion for making 60 MGD sewage treatment plant (phase-l) along with all allied works required & needed for the wetland project effectively at Mai Kolachi (Chinna Creek)

Bottle Neck:

The land over which the scheme has been planned is under litigation between KPT and Government of Sindh. 

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RECONSTRUCTION OF   JETTIES AT BABA & BHIT ISLAND

 


 

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RECONSTRUCTION OF   JETTIES AT BABA & BHIT ISLAND
TOTAL COST OF THE PROJECT Rs 251.65 million
DATE OF COMPLETION June 2014

 

Under the Prime Minster directive two outlived jetties situated at Baba & Bhit Island, those were constructed in early or late 70’s are to be reconstructed. The residents of area are facing problems due to pathetic condition of these jetties especially in monsoon period these became inaccessible and of no safe use. 

For proper planning & design of the jetties, KPT engaged design consultant M/s NESPAK and they prepared design & tender documents accordingly, thereafter bids were called from the prequalified contracting firms. During tendering stage, only three firms were participated and all of them were responsive. The bids examined & evaluated by the design consultant and declared M/s Echo West International (Pvt) Ltd as a successful bidder. Letter of award issued to the   Contractor in March 2011. The site has been handed over to the contractor and date of commencement is recorded as 18th October, 2011.

The work expected to be completed by June 2014.

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PORT DISTRICT PROJECT

NAME PORT DISTRICT PROJECT
TOTAL COST OF THE PROJECT Joint Venture Project
DATE OF COMPLETION Specialist consultant onboard.

The Port District shall preferably be a mixed development to include

·        High quality offices (ideal for shipping, stevedoring, multinational companies)

·        Banks

·        Shopping malls,

·        Food court and

·        Entertainment areas.

The project is envisaged to be constructed by financiers and operators of projects of similar scope. The project is conceived at a prime location over an area of 20 acres. The Objectives of the Project are to:

·        Set a new quality benchmark in the Multi-Use facility in the City with the highest world-class standards.

·        Develop the PDP as a high value-added Project in national economy

·        Create the right environment, infrastructure and platform for treating local and overseas businesses / commercial entities with professionalism and highest possible industry standards.

Karachi Port values the built environment of the areas adjacent to the Port and in this vein Karachi Port Trust has hired specialist consultants to prepare bidding documents, evaluation of the proposals and assistance in contract negotiations.

Project proposal discharged as firms in fresh round of advertisement failed to technically qualify.

 

 

 

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KULACHI ENCLAVE

 

NAME KULACHI ENCLAVE
TOTAL COST OF THE PROJECT BOT
DATE OF COMPLETION Prequalification under process.

 

KPT initiated this project to tap in the unutilized real estate development projects. For that an office building of fifty stories or more (vide BR# 612 dated 7-6-2006) was planned in the Lalazar area. The initial perimeters of the project were:

 

Over all area of the Plot                                                        71521.72 Sqft

Half the area to be utilized in phase-I                                    35761 Sqft

Estimated cost of the project in Phase-I                                Rs 750 Million

 The project was to be self financed and designed by a foreign consultant due to the size and high standard requirement.

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PORT TOWER COMPLEX

 

NAME PORT TOWER COMPLEX
TOTAL COST OF THE PROJECT BOT
DATE OF COMPLETION Prequalification under process.

 

Real estate project was taken up by KPT to not only increase but diversify its revenue generation. The project of Port Tower Complex was conceptually approved by the KPT Board vide B.R. No. 169 dated Oct 31, 2001.

 

Project is on hold. KPT is looking for funding/BOT Partner to activate the project.

 

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