CDA Chairman inspects work on development projects

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Staff Reporter

Chairman, CDA visited Srinagar Highway, Sector I-10 and steel Market I 10/3 to inspect the progress on various development, rehabilitation work related to roads, parks, sanitation, sewerage, sanitation and water supply in these areas.

During the visit, the Chairman CDA directed to increase the number of garbage trolleys. He further issued orders to place waste bins along water filtration plants.

DDG water was further directed to ensure availability of water to the residents and proper functioning of filtration plants also be ensured.

Chairman CDA also inspected on going Nullah cleaning drive. DG Civic Management was instructed to expedite the nullah cleaning works besides completion of works related to connection of sewerage lines to main trunk.

During the inspection, The Chairman showed displeasure on non-resumption of carpeting works and directed the concerned formation that the same must be started immediately.

Overall progress of various formations was found satisfactory, however, chairman directed that the pace of works should continue and all out efforts to be made to provide better services to the residents.

Meanwhile, the Capital Development Authority has started decorating green belts at the major markets and other frequently visited places with colorful lights to give the Federal Capital a festive look after sunset.

According to a senior CDA officer, beautiful lights had already been installed along the green stretches of various sectors and Srinagar Highway.

The trees and plants at the green belts were being lit up under the ‘Light up Islamabad’ drive of the CDA, which was aimed at ensuring beautification of the city through inclusive steps, the officer told media.

He said the project was being carried out with the help of private sector under its corporate social responsibility.

The civic agency has also posted a two-minute video clip of the lit up green belt on its official pages of the social media networking sites such as Facebook, with an attractive caption.