UNICEF To Upgrade Villages In Ghotki District: DC Ghotki

UNICEF to upgrade villages in Ghotki district: DC Ghotki

SUKKUR, (Pakistan Point News - APP -9th Sept,2016) : Deputy Commissioner Ghotki, Muhammad Tahir Watto Friday said the UNICEF has decided to upgrade villages without civic amenities in the district of Ghotki, Sindh. While presiding over a meeting at his office, he said that 100 villages of the district have been chosen for the project.They will be provided basic needs such as potable water, proper sanitation, health facilities and education. He said profiles of 64 villages have been completed.

Three organisations including UNICEF, Plan International and Indus Resource Centre, are working together on this.The projects will be handed over to the government, keeping all stakeholders in the loop. It needs to be mentioned over here that this project is being implemented in eight districts of Pakistan, including two in Sindh, Ghotki and Khairpur.The project will benefit 5,678 families and 22,712 poor children in Ghotki. The project will also assist in finding out actual cases of child labour, in addition to protecting child rights.This programme is being run in 160 countries worldwide where child rights are protected. A hundred villages will be modernized this year and 130 villages next year. APP/jml/fc/anm