Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah chaired a high-level meeting on Monday on the project of producing electricity from garbage and waste.

Speaking on the occasion, the CM said 17,000 tons of garbage is lifted from Karachi on a daily basis and 50-megawatt power plant can be installed by giving three thousand tons of garbage to the plant.

He said with using solid waste we can establish five power plants of 50-megawatts and a cumulative 250-megawatts of electricity can be produced.

Syed Murad Ali Shah directed Local Government Minister Saeed Ghani that Solid Waste Management should device a policy for giving garbage to the power plant.

He said that there is a proposal of installing such power plant at Chakra Goth in Karachi which is land fill site.

Syed Murad Ali Shah said we have to resolve the Karachi’s water and energy problems on immediate basis.