Islamabad - The government is mulling to supply water to the metropolitan from Ghazi Bharotha reservoir aimed to overcome shortage of clean drinking water issue in the federal capital,  says an official of Capital Administration and Development Division(CADD).

He said currently the Simli Dame fed the federal capital but its supply could not cater to the requirements of residents.      

Thus, as an instant solution, tube wells were being installed to overcome water shortage in addition to moving forward on a plan to lay pipeline from Ghazi Bharotha dam.

He also said roads of the Islamabad sectors were being refurbished, adding strict measures would be taken against encroachments at those roads especially at business centers of the capital.

He said policy with regard to slum areas which had been categorized, was being implemented in letter and spirit and compensation in this regard was paid after pursuing a transparent procedures.

He added during last two years 4650 electrical and mechanical related complaints of Sector G 6/1-4 were received, out of which 4440 were attended.

The services wing received 13953 of complaints related to Sewerage, Welding/repair, etc. were received, out of which 13852 of complaints were disposed off during said period.

The E&M Wing received 25 complaints registered in Sector G-6/1-4 Inquiry related to replacement of fans, burners etc. could not be attended due to non-availability of funds, adding the same shall be attended during current financial year 2016-17 subject to availability of funds.

The Services Wing 101 complaints related to general repair were pending due to shortage of funds and non availability of store material.

The E&M Wing received Rs 25.77 million and its expenditure stood at Rs 24.37 million during 2015-16.