The 88th board meeting of Punjab Housing and Town Planning Agency as held at 90 Shahrah Quaid-e-Azam under the chairmanship of Senior Provincial Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal, in which two new housing schemes were approved. New City Paradise Housing Scheme will be established in Mouza Kohliya Islam Garh, Khaliq Dad, Tehsil Hasan Abdal, district Attock. D-One Capital Parks City Housing Scheme will be built in Mouza Ratwal and Dolatpur of Tehsil Fateh Jhang in Attock District. According to the policy, 20% quota in both the housing schemes is reserved for Naya Pakistan Housing Project.
Senior Provincial Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal expressed concern over the unjustified delay in the approval of residential schemes and said that a focal person will be appointed in the Board of Revenue for the early approval of housing schemes. It will be mandatory to give a complete water supply and drainage plan for the approval of new housing schemes in future.
Mian Aslam Iqbal said that the delay in the schemes of providing roofs to the homeless cannot be tolerated.
The government will provide all possible support to the developers for the speedy completion of the schemes of public interest. The senior provincial minister said that the residential schemes after the approval, it is the responsibility of PHATA to ensure their speedy implementation.
The developers have assured to complete the infrastructure in the housing schemes within the stipulated period. Secretary Housing Mian Shakeel Ahmad, DG PHATA Khalid Nazir Wattoo, Board members and developers attended the meeting.