Saturday, June 6, 2015

Metro Bus Projects Fails to Serve Masses Rwp/Isb Metro project cost: 50 billion Expected to serve: 1.5 lakh people Running cost: unknown Lets have a closer look at its elder sister in Lahore (official numbers) Cost of completion of the project: Rs 30,00,00,00,000 (30 arab) (Some sources put it at 70 arab) It was projected to serve: 70 lakh people To stay viable it had to serve: 14 lakh people per day Currently serves: 2 lakh people per day (3% of the population of Lahore) Yearly expense: Rs 2,56,00,00,000 (2 arab, 56 crore) Yearly profit: Rs 90,53,00,000 (90 crore, 53 lakh) Yearly loss: Rs 1,65,87,00,000 (1 arab, 65 crore, 87 lakh) Salary expenses of Punjab Metrobus Authority(PMA): Yearly Total: Rs 4,00,00,000 (4 crore) 7 officers with pay over 1 lakh per month Managing Director: Rs 3,57,000 per month (3 lakh, 57 thousand) General Manager Operations: Rs 3,00,000 per month (3 lakh) Agricultural targets have not been met for the year. Rs 50 arab could have completely subsidized the 17% taxation on farmers which would not only have alleviated the plight of farmers (12 crore population) but would have also had a meaningful input to the GDP. (Rauf Klasra)

Dar orders his staff to throw a journalist out of press conference for asking a Question.

اس کی جہالت کا اندازہ اس بات سے لگایا جاسکتا ہے کہ راڈ پر لکھا ہے کہ اس کو پکڑنے سے گریز کریں اور یہ جناب اُسی راڈ کو پکڑ کے کھڑے ہیں.