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CDA chief orders extension of sanitation services to new sectors

ISLAMABAD: The chairman of the Capital Development Authority (CDA), Maroof Afzal, has directed extension of the sanitation services to the newly-established sectors of D-12, G-13 and G-14.

The direction was issued by the CDA chief to Member Engineering and Environment Sanaullah Aman on the demand of the residents of these sectors.

He directed the engineering and environment chief to make necessary arrangements for the collection and disposal of garbage from these sectors along with provision of other sanitation facilities to the residents.
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CDA DWP approves PC-1 of Park Enclave project

CDA Development Working Party (CDA, DWP) has approved PC-1 worth Rs 2.69 billion for development of Park Enclave Housing Project.
The CDA Development Working Party (CDA, DWP) granted this approval in its meeting held at the CDA headquarters here on Monday.

The meeting was attended by CDA board members along with representatives of Cabinet Division, Planning Commission and concerned CDA officials. As per approved PC-1, Rs. 2.69 billion will be spent on infrastructure development of Park Enclave Housing Project. The infrastructure development will include construction of roads, water supply, sewerage system, drainage system and sewage treatment plant. The PC-1 also includes construction of boundary wall, central gate, installation of security system, electrical and mechanical work and provision of electricity and Sui-gas for Park Enclave Housing Project.
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Conversion of greenbelts into plots stayed

ISLAMABAD: A division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday restrained the Capital Development Authority (CDA) from converting greenbelts into residential plots.

The bench, comprising Chief Justice Mohammad Anwar Khan Kasi and Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, also issued notices to the CDA chairman, directors enforcement and planning, Iesco chief executive and the director general of the Pakistan Environment Protection Agency in the intra-court appeal filed by the local residents.

Dr Aslam Khaki, the counsel for the petitioners, informed the court that the CDA had developed different sectors in accordance with its master plan with a green and open area in the close neighborhood to ensure greenery and clean air. Continue reading

CDA expecting Rs 4bn from plot auction

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is expecting a revenue of Rs 4 billion from the two-day auction of commercial plots.

During the auction of commercial plots, the CDA auctioned 14 commercial plots successfully.

A sum of Rs 1 billion would be received in first phase of the auction. However, the auction committee would submit its recommendations to the CDA Board, which is the final authority for approval of these bids. The CDA auctioned four commercial plots in Sector I11/4 and four plots in I8 Markaz, three plots in F11 Markaz and one plot each in F8 Markaz, sectors I10/3 and G5. app Continue reading

CDA unable to recover Rs4.51b lease extension fee, other taxes


The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has not been able to recover Rs4.51 billion on account of lease extension fee, annual ground rent and other taxes of commercial plots whose lease period had expired.

The auditor general’s report released recently has pointed out that the CDA Estate Management Directorate leased out commercial plots in various sectors for a period of 33 years. The audit found that the lease period of commercial plots allotted before 1979 had already expired. Upon expiry, these lease agreements have not been extended after recovering due lease extension charges from allottees and beneficiaries. “This resulted in non-recovery of Rs4.51 billion on account of lease extension fee, annual ground rent and other taxes,” the report said.

The audit maintains that non-recovery on account of lease extension fee was due to different revenue-recognition policies, disregard to the rules and regulations and internal controls.
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