CDA Chief directs to complete development projects timely

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ISLAMABAD, OCT 25 (APP) Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA),
Maroof Afzal has directed to complete all ongoing development projects,
particularly the priority projects, within given time frame and maintain
quality of work.
He passed these directions while chairing a meeting held to review
the progress of ongoing priority projects in the Federal Capital, said a news release on Sunday.
The meeting was attended by Member Administration and Estate, Amer
Ali Ahmed, Member Engineering and other senior officers of the Authority.
During the meeting, Chairman CDA was briefed that the work on Signal
Free Corridor Islamabad Express Way is in full swing and its first phase
is expected to be completed by the end of December this year, which is two months earlier than the project completion deadline i.e February 2016.
He was informed that two out of four loops of I-8 interchange has
been opened for the traffic while work on the remaining two loops is being carried out at fast pace.
While briefing about the progress of development work at Park Enclave,
Chairman CDA was apprised that development work at Park Enclave is being
completed on war footing basis.
The meeting was informed that after completion of the road
infrastructure development and other facilities, street lights are being
installed at the scheme. Moreover, services of the consultant have already been hired for the provision of electricity connections in the residential area.
The meeting was informed that the process for handing over the
possession of the plots to the allotees of this housing scheme is likely
to be initiated in December this year.
Chairman CDA was informed that in line with vision of the CDA
management work on the development of the sectors is also being carried
out at fast pace.
In this connection, he was informed that all codal formalities for
initiating development work at Sector E-12 have been completed. Tender for
carrying out development in this sector have already been floated, which will open on October 27 and development work would be started soon after
the opening of tenders.
He was apprised that development work at this sector is expected to
be completed at the earliest as Authority has possession of the whole sector. Similarly, development work at Sector, C-14, C-15 and C-16 is
being executed at the fast pace. He was apprised that after vacating CDA land from the adverse possession, barbed wire is being erected around the vacated land for its fencing.
Chairman CDA was further informed that road infrastructure in the
city is also in phase of revamping and in this regard design for the dulaization of Embassy Road, G-10 West Service Road and F-11 Service Road has been finalized and tenders would be floated soon.
The meeting was also informed that work on two parking plazas being
constructed in Markaz F-7 have almost completed which will be opened for
the public very soon while, feasibility report for construction of similar nature of parking plazas are also being prepared.