Ombudsman directs FGEHA to place information on its website & update it regularly

Zubair Qureshi

Federal Ombudsman on Friday directed the Federal Government Employees Housing Authority to accommodate all the left over employees in the balloting of second phase.

Federal Ombudsman Syed Tahir Shahbaz gave these directions while chairing a progress review meeting on all the projects of FGEHA in the Ombudsman Secretariat.

The FO also directed that housing policy, plans and other information should be placed on the website of the authority and update it regularly, so that members may aware on all actions of the authority.

He directed that all projects which have crossed its completion date should be completed on top priority basis.

He emphasized that whole process of allotment of plots should meet the highest standard of transparency.

The Director General FGEHA while briefing on the ongoing housing projects informed that during recent balloting for allotments of plots in sector F-14/15, quite a few eligible members of Cat-I & Cat-II could not be accommodated due to shortage of plots.

The DG assured the Federal Ombudsman that the left over eligible members would be accommodated in the next balloting of sector F-12.

He informed that the land acquisition award has been given while physical possession of the land is to be obtained shortly.

In the context of the cost of plots, he assured that maximum efforts would be made to minimize the extra financial burden on the left over members.

He further informed that 39% development work has been completed in the Green Enclave-I Housing Scheme at Bara Kahu.

He said that bridge and main excess from Murree Expressway to the Sky Garden project has been completed and its development work will be started in next month.

He informed that regarding rehabilitation of G-13, road infrastructure, street lights, filtration plants and water works have been completed, however 12 parks and 05 play grounds are near completion.

He informed that in sectors G-14/2&3, 1100 plots have been handed over to its allottees and 60% development work has also been completed.

He further informed that PC-1 of Sector G-14/1 and G-15/3 have been approved by the DWP, its layout plan has been finalized, Consultant has been hired and its development work would be started soon.

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