Bin Qasim Town holds immense importance to KESC as one of our biggest power generation plant is located in the area. We owe a lot to the inhabitants of the area and to work for their betterment has always been our topmost priority.
After a thorough need assessment session, it was evidently clear that the community lack all proper facilities pertaining to health and education. The residents of the area were jubilant on the prospect of KESC intervening and setting up various health camps catering to various diseases.
April 15, 2010 marked a day of great importance for KESC as the company officially started off with the Community Development Drive at Lath Basti. The community constitutes mainly of fishermen and has a population of 10,000-12,000 residents. This area is located adjacent to Cattle Colony and various health/environmental hazardous activities impact the lifestyle of local residents.
KESC, in collaboration with Layton Rehmatulla Benevolent Trust (LRBT) and World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF), set up a free eye camp at Lath Basti, for the welfare of local residents. Many patients registered in the camp and derived benefits out of on the spot treatment and diagnosis. Various disorders were traced in the residents, cataract being the most encountered disease.
KESC is planning to undertake various initiatives pertaining to community development, focusing on education and health primarily in the days to come, at Bin Qasim Town.