RDA seals site offices of three illegal housing societies

Staff Reporter

Rawalpindi Development Authority under an operation launched against illegal housing societies has sealed site offices of three illegal housing societies namely Blue World City, Abdullah City and Mivida.

According to RDA spokesman, the teams also bulldozed offices, structures and other infrastructure of the illegal housing societies.

He said, the operation was launched by Metropolitan Planning and Traffic Engineering (MP&TE) Directorate, RDA on the directive of Director General, RDA, Abdul Sattar Isani and action in accordance with the law was taken against Blue World City, Abdullah City and Mivida.

Under Punjab Private Housing Schemes and Land Subdivision Rules 2010, RDA had issued notices to the owners of above mentioned illegal housing schemes.

MP&TE Directorate RDA’s staff including superintendent scheme, building inspectors and others with the help of police carried out the operation against aforesaid illegal housing schemes as the owners of these projects were running illegal housing schemes in violation of the rules.

The spokesman informed that DG RDA has advised the general public not to invest in any illegal and unauthorized housing scheme declared illegal by RDA.

The citizens should check the status of the societies from RDA prior to purchase of the plots in any housing society. It could also be checked on the RDA website rda.gop.pk.