HYDERABAD: Sindh Minister for Livestock & Fisheries Jam Khan Shoro has expressed dissatisfaction over the performance of livestock department and directed officials to improve the performance so that farmers and cattle owners could be provided information of latest farm keeping methods.
This he said while presiding over a meeting of Animal Husbandry Sindh in Hyderabad. Provincial minister said that due to poor planning in undemocratic governments of past, millions of rupees of public money has been wasted. He said that those cattle colonies in Umerkot and Naukot were constructed in desert where basic facility of water is not available and these colonies are fruitless adding that theses colonies were constructed to entertain blue eyed. Jam Khan Shoro said that enquiry had already been initiated into the matter and those responsible in poor planning of Umerkot and Nau Kot cattle colonies will be dealt according to law.
He said that Korangi Cattle Farm once scattered at one thousand acre now squeezed to five hundred acres only and land grabbers has occupied the precious land of farm due to negligence of caretakers. He maintained that market value of one acre land is costing to more than Rs20 million.
Provincial minister said that he had started programme of surprise visit of offices and farms of fisheries & livestock department throughout province to improve the performance of department so that farm keepers and cattle owners could be provided better facilities. He warned officers and official to ensure their availability in offices and farms adding that failing which will be strictly dealt according to service rules. He also warned ghost official to report to their duties.