Larkana is well connected with all taluka headquarters
and important towns of its own district, the neighbouring districts, and
the neighbouring provinces, through a network of metalled roads and
railways. Following are some of the most important regional road links:
Indus Highway links Larkana with Jacobabad,
Shikarpur, and Sukkur in the North East and with Dadu and Hyderabad
in the South. This road meets the junction of Super Highway and
National Highway at Jamshoro.
Miro Khan Road connects Larkana with Miro Khan
(total length of about 28 km)
Moenjodaro Road is a 24 km long connection
between Larkana and the important archaeological site of Moenjodaro.
The same road provides access to the airport located in the
Naudero Road is 18 km long and connects Larkana
with Naudero town.
The Karachi-Quetta main railway line crosses the
district on a North-South direction and connects Larkana with Sukkur and
Quetta. The same line links Larkana with Badeh, Dokri, Moenjodaro,
Naudero, Dadu, Sehwan, Kotri, and Karachi. Another line branches from
Larkana and enters Jacobabad District via Shahdadkot and Qambar.
Moenjodaro airport operates regular flights from
Karachi and Sukkur. Onward connections from these two cities link
Larkana with all international airports in Pakistan. Finally, a ferry
service is available in the Indus River. This service is basically used
for the transport of goods to the neighbouring districts.
The Total length of roads within the District is 4,179
Kilometers out of which 2,223 Kilometers is metal led. All these roads
were constructed and are maintained by the Works & Services Department.
A program of “ Farm to Market roads” has been started by the Asian
Development Bank (ADB) under which roads from Small villages to the
major town are being constructed, hence agriculture products can be
marketed. The idea of private investments through build, operate and
Transfer (BOT) system for Roads construction is viable. These roads help
in enhancing the economic activities.
The Pakistan Telecommunication company limited (PTCL) has provided a
telephonic network to many villages of Larkana District. At present
there are 2 Digital telephone Exchanges with a Capacity of 13300 lines
at Larkana taluka.
The Total Number of Telephone connections in the whole District are
13300. although there are number of private call offices & public call
offices in the Larkana District, however there are three mobile
companies provide mobile/ Cellular facilities & there are three internet
service provider companies, these connect the Larkana District with the
Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (Radio Pakistan) has one Broadcasting
station of 101 MHZ, F.M at Larkana Town. This station was inaugurated on
September 24th 1995 and daily transmits programs for about seven hours.
it broadcasts in Urdu, Sindhi, People do not bother to pay radio license
fee, therefore no data are available about the total number of radio
sets in the District.
The National Flag carrier PIA operates 7 flights per week to connect
Larkana to Karachi, Airport at the famous historic town of Moen-jo-Daro,
the Airport have facility for night landing as well as for bowing