Urban Planning

LDA to rehabilitate and develop main avenues in Lahore

March 29, 2019

Lahore: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has floated the plan for the construction and rehabilitation of main roads in Lahore for a PC-1. LDA has requested an estimated Rs.14 crore 63 lakh 95 thousand for the project. Rs.1 crore have been allocated for main boulevard Samanabad towards Multan Road. An[...]

Traders should abstain from encroachments: Qaiser Kundi

March 29, 2019

Peshawar: An anti- encroachment operation at Garh Mandi has been recently carried out. The supervision of the project had been done by Town-1 Peshawar Assistant Commissioner Qaiser Kundi. Encroachments on footpaths and roads remains unacceptable, said Mr. Qaiser. Traders have been announced to abstain from encroachments. For news and updates[...]

CDA continues land recovery drive in sector E-12

March 29, 2019

Islamabad: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has demolished illegal structures in the drive to recover land in the planned E-12 sector of Islamabad. CDA plans to soon handover land of sector E-12 to the Sector Development Directorate. The CDA Enforcement Directorate and the Land and Rehabilitation Directorate carried out the[...]

Cost report of Rs3 billion 90 crores prepared for Rural Road Programme

March 28, 2019

Gujranwala: A report on construction and rehabilitation of 50 roads costing more than Rs3 billion 90 crores has been prepared. This project of the Punjab Government is a part of the ’Naya Pakistan, Manzilein Asaan’ rural road developmental plan. In a meeting, Commissioner Waqas Ali Mehmood has directed the developmental[...]

RDA directives on tree plantation within housing societies under consultation

March 28, 2019

Rawalpindi: In regards to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s green Pakistan vision, the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has decided to plant 1000 trees per 100 kanal within housing societies. Compliance to RDA directives have been made necessary in order to acquire clearance for housing societies. The builders and developers however have[...]

Decade long plan for development of tribal districts, under consultation

March 27, 2019

Bara: Members of a consultation team held a meeting on the provincial government’s 10 year development plan for merged districts of FATA and KPK. The matter of discussion had been that government should start the development plan from scrape. It is because of the decade long militancy that left the[...]

Lahore Parking Company plans to outsource parking lots

March 25, 2019

Lahore: The government is trying to revive the outsourcing of city parking lots. The agenda was discussed in a meeting between the local government and Community Development Department Secretary Captain Saif Anjum (Retd). In August 2010, government formed the Lahore Parking Company (LPC) for regulation of parking lots and plazas[...]
Central Development Working Party approves Rs 385 billion for upgrade of Pims Hospital

Mother and Child Hospital heads towards completion, Rs400 million released by Federal Government

March 25, 2019

Rawalpindi: Federal government has released Rs400 million from a total of Rs1 billion for the completion of Mother and Child Hospital in Rawalpindi. Inaugurated in 2005, the building has seen a delay of 13 years until 2018. In accordance with Supreme Court’s directions on July 1, 2018, the hospital will[...]

CDA seeks funds for crucial infrastructure projects

March 24, 2019

Islamabad: Capital Development Authority (CDA) has approached the Federal Government for funding of six developmental projects. A request has been made to include these projects in the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP). Developmental plans shared for addition into the PSDP include, the up-gradation of expressway from Koral Chowk till G.T.[...]

Private sectors to present proposals for federal budget 2019-20

March 20, 2019

Lahore: Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and National Network of Economic Think Tanks recently met. SDPI Joint Executive Director Dr. Vaqar Ahmed said, growth strategy of Punjab government needs to figure out ways private sector could benefit from prospects in CPEC’s following phase. Sectors which can present an opportunity for[...]