GIS

Pakistan Railways recover 293.56 acres land from encroachers

Pakistan Railways recover 293.56 acres land from encroachers

January 20, 2020

ISLAMABAD: A nationwide anti-encroachment drive has led to the retrieval of 293.56 acres land owned by Pakistan Railways in a span of 11 months. According to an official in the Ministry of Railways, the state-owned enterprise recovered 143.45 acres from Punjab, 80.54 acres from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 59.8 acres from Sindh[...]
MoU signed between CDA, SoP for digitisation of land records

MoU signed between CDA, SoP for digitisation of land records

January 13, 2020

ISLAMABAD: In a nod to the growing urgency of incorporating technology at the maximum level possible, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Survey of Pakistan (SoP) to digitise land records. The digitisation of the federal capital’s lands will provide the CDA with complete[...]
CDA officers being trained in Geographic Information System

CDA officers being trained in Geographic Information System

December 20, 2019

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to increase efficiency and streamline its monitoring process, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) is equipping its officers with Geographic Information System (GIS) training. CDA is carrying out the four-week capacity building programme in collaboration with the Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) at the GIS[...]
Minister directs regulation of housing schemes near airport

Minister directs regulation of housing schemes near airport

December 17, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Brig (retd) Ijaz Ahmed Shah has issued instructions to counter the mushrooming of illegal housing schemes adjacent to the Islamabad International Airport (IIA). The matter was being discussed in a meeting held to address the problems posed by the unauthorised construction of residential and commercial housing[...]
Graana and GIS – the way forward

Graana and GIS – the way forward

November 13, 2019

PRESS RELEASE ISLAMABAD: Graana Group of Companies hailed the promising future of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in real estate as the visionary organisation, in collaboration with the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), celebrated GIS Day on November 13, 2019. An informative seminar was held to recognise the impact[...]