Open Letter to The Governor Sindh, Mr.Mohammad Zubair

Sub: Chandi Technology and Rozgar La Mehdood

To,

The Governor Sindh, Mr.Mohammad Zubair

Dear Sir,

Since the last several months, there has been a steady stream of publicity about the Chandi Technology (an innovation of Gul
Bahao) in the European media especially Hungary, Britain, Germany, Holland, Italy, France, Greece etc. CNN, Voice of America and Aljazeera have given it substantial coverage. What is more our website is being continuously studied all over the world.

The Chandi Technology is a research product whose development and extension has taken 23 long years on which millions of rupees of the wealthy and educated people of Karachi has been spent. This can be as big a change maker as the mobile telephone.What is the Chandi Technology?. Briefly, they are modular blocks and panels whose raw material is Metalized film which is in fact a by product of plastic manufacturing industries, making it the most modern form of construction material hitherto. At the same time the techniques employed may be used for any and every kind of plastic waste, making it very useful for municipal waste management as well. The Chandi blocks however are absolutely clean and may be used in high quality prefabricated construction. being prefabricated, modular and portable, the Chandi blocks may be used as :

  1. Mobile factories, Mobile residential colonies, Mobile offices, Mobile schools – all of them being solid structures. Thanks to the insulated nature of the metalized film (the raw material used in the building blocks), the entire structure becomes cool in summer and warm in winter.
  2. Due to the sheer strength of the columns, a single room is easily extendable four times.
  3. The cost of manufacture and installation is unbelievably low because of the abundant availability of the raw material.
  4. Interchangeable nature. A two storied Chandi Ghar can easily be converted into a water reservoir, a comfortable bed, sofa in no time and vice versa. Similarly the roof panels may easily be converted into light weight tables and chairs .

So far more than 150 structures using this technology have been put up all over Pakistan in following areas:

  • In Disaster Affected areas such as Prefabricated Houses.
  • Several times at Expo Centre and as Entertainment Hall and Lecture Hall.
  • A Reception Hall which acts as a Rest House for patients attendants. It is being used by scores of people on a daily basis in Civil Hospital Mithi for the last three years.
  • A Ware House for Frontier Works Organization on the Super Highway housing chemical drums.

Given the immense economic potential of the Chandi Technology, it would be but natural to use it for raising the employment level to the extent of Reviving the Economy.

At this point let us remember that the west has not developed because of its natural resources but because of its inventions like the Steam Engine, Antibiotics, Electricity etc. Without having basic resources like abundant sunlight. At this stage, it is imperative that the government of Pakistan recognizes the immense importance of this technology which can help to revolutionize the economy as well as raise its image at the international level.

Now I would request a meeting with you to inaugurate any or all of the following projects:

  1. Launching of a book called Chandi Technology – Rozgar La Mehdood at the arts council
  2. Inauguration of a Chandi Ghar outlet on superhighway near the Sabzi Mandi.
  3. Inauguration of the International Institute for Recycling and Research.

In addition I would like to seek your help for raising investment for the launching of this wonderful technology.

I am,

Yours Sincerely,

Nargis Latif (CEO Chandi Technology)

BANNER FOR ROZGAR LA MEHDOOD

Chandi Ghar Letter head

Dear Friends,

May the peace of the Almighty be upon you!. This is to seek your attention to the novel discovery of the Chandi Technology which has the key to a prosperous Pakistan. What is more we have slowly but surely started getting both national and international Media Coverage. Newspapers of France, Italy, Holland, South Korea and India have given us very positive coverage while T.V channels CNN, Voice of America, Al Jazeera and several lesser known channels have been covering us for years.

This is apart from Pakistani channels, which have given us abundant coverage. We now intend to run a 3-week long campaign called Rozgar La Mehdood in the Gai (Cow) Mandi located on main superhighway from the 21st of August right upto Eidul Azha. We have been allotted prominent space 15ft x 30ft area in the VIP area block 1, front row facing the super highway. Here, an attractive looking Chandi Hall. i.e a prefabricated structure will be put up complete with the latest innovations of the Chandi technology. In this campaign opportunities will be offered to our youth and entrepreneurs. New and profitable ways of making money with the least investment using the Chandi technology.

A second and vital aspect of the display would be to provide “shelter for the shelter less”. Another part of the campaign meant to provide subsidized housing for the poorest of the poor. One way would be to explain to the poor how they can make cheap plastic houses them selves. Second would be to motivate people to donate for the cause. The occasion provides ample opportunity for extensive publicity of your products as well as for your CSR activity. The Cow Mandi you must be aware is the biggest one of its kind in the world which gets massive publicity on a daily basis. We would like you to sponsor the 3 week event at the following rates: a) Banner inside the hall 3ft x 6ft – Rs.5o,ooo. b) Banner on the exterior wall 3ft x 6ft. Rs.1,00,000. c) Banner on the side facing the superhighway 3ft x 6ft. Rs.1,75,000.

Yours Sincerely,

Nargis Latif (CEO – Gul Bahao)

BIRTHDAY GIFT FOR 14TH AUGUST !

Yesterday, a group of more than 40 university going  students from  a program “Yeh Hai Karachi” sponsored by an NGO, “Karachi Youth Initiative”, came to visit Gul Bahao’s research center in Gulshan-e-Iqbal. Nargis Latif  (CEO of Gul Bahao), addressing the youth, said that with only a few days left for independence day, her organization has a pleasant surprise for the whole of Pakistan. That, she said is the Chandi Technology which, has taken more than 2 decades to evolve with an expenditure running into millions of rupees and the involvement of thousands of people living in Karachi.

The Gul Bahao staff then proceeded to show every aspect of the Chandi Technology, from the 14 feet high hall built 4 years ago to the under construction 10’x12′ Chandi Room, the 5’x6′ water pond, masterbed, tables and chairs all made from clean, plastic waste supplied by factories.

They took pains to explain that all these items are interchangeable, that the panel used in the roof of the Chandi Ghar can be changed into a light weight table, while the heavy weight blocks used in the columns can be used for making a water reservoir in the shortest possible time. Beautiful looking mounted photographs of different aspects and locations of the Chandi Technology were also on display, on the occasion.

Nargis Latif the founder and chairperson requested the participants of the workshop to raise their hands in prayer, reciting the translation of Sura Fateha in Urdu. Nargis begged the almighty to bless this innovation which according to her is truly a “Sign of God”. Nargis appealed to the students to take up the Chandi Technology, to produce it, market it, to make the media more aware about it. “Just as the steam engine, brought about a technological revolution in the west, so too the Chandi Technology when fully applied will God willing, change the face of Pakistan”, she exhorted.

The CEO of the Chandi Technology said the immediate implementation of the Chandi Technology will be in the form of Rozgar La Mehdood i.e unlimited opportunities for entrepreneurs and shelter for the shelter less and Subsidized Housing for the rural poor.  The students who participated in the one day workshop hailed from different universities, with academic backgrounds as varied as Business Administration, Biology, Mass Communications, Biology etc. However all of them came armed with Digital Cameras to take shots of a technology which is struggling to make a place for it self in the global village.