ABOUT AKBAR ROAD, OKARA
Akbar Road Okara is a stretch of 17.81 km, or 11.07 miles, that has Benazir Road on one end and Sahiwal–Noor Shah–Gogera Road on the other. Gaimbar Gogera Road, Canal Road, Rao Sikandar Iqbal Road, 2/4-L Road, Shah Din Road intersect Akbar Road at various points.
Living near a major artery in Okara like Akbar Road keeps you connected with the main city, nearby suburbs as well as villages. It makes finding public transport easier and also allows convenient access to facilities like grocery stores, schools, colleges, universities, clinics, hospitals, fuel stations, shopping malls, restaurants, bakeries, gyms and salons.
The city side of Akbar Road covers plenty of areas and towns throughout its length, such as the area around Gol Chowk, Samadpura, Sharif Pura Colony, Kot Fateh Jamal Mohalla, Mehar Colony, Faizabad Colony, Farid Town, Sabri Colony, Rahim Karim Town, Gulshan Colony, Basti Iqbal Nagar, and Model CHS.
After Canal Road, the rest of the road covers a number of villages, including Chak 39/3 R, Chak 36 and 37/2 RA, Qila Danur, Chak 42, and the other lesser known villages.
The Benazir Road end of Akbar Road is close to some of the most popular places in Okara, such as Okara Railway Station, Gol Chowk, Old Sabzi Mandi, Ghalla Mandi, Jamia Masjid Usmania, Jinnah Park, Passport Office, District and Session Court, DPS School and College, and Government College Okara. This end of the road has more to offer in terms of real estate because it is more populated, dotted with more number of facilities and falls towards the city side of Okara.
AT A GLANCE
- 17.18 km long stretch
- A thoroughfare in Okara
- Gol Ghowk is located nearby
- Company Bagh and Okara Railway Station are also close
- Plenty of facilities near the Benazir Road end of the road
- Benazir Road on one end and Sahiwal-Noor Shah-Gogera Road on the other
FACILITIES, SCHOOLS AND HEALTHCARE
The following facilities can be found near the area.
Public Transport near Akbar Road Okara
When talking about public transport, some popular modes are auto rickshaw and Qingqi, plenty of which can be found on and near the road. Qingqis charge a nominal PKR 10 to 15, from one chowrangi to another mostly, while an auto rickshaw tends to charge higher than that, depending on the distance you have to travel.
In the last few years, ride-hailing apps have gained tremendous popularity. One of the main reasons behind this growing trend of using these apps is convenience; your ride comes and picks you up right from your door. Another major reason is the competitive prices and the discounts they offer, from time to time.
For intercity transport, you get to choose between a bus and a train. If you choose the latter then Okara Railway Station is a bare 5-minute walk from the Benazir Road end. However, if you’re coming from the areas closer to Canal Road, it is preferable to come by car. To give you an idea, the areas near Canal Road would take you 10 minutes to reach by car.
If you wish to travel by bus, then the city’s bus station is General Bus Stand located on the G.T. Road. It is at a 6-minute drive from the Benazir Road end and a 12-minute drive from the areas near Canal Road. Locally known as Laari Adda, it hosts Skyways Bus, Faisal Movers, and several others. Daewoo Bus Terminal is located on Multan Okara Road, towards Siddique Nagar, coming after 4 km. The terminal takes 8 minutes to reach by car and offers a reasonable number of services.
Markets near Akbar Road Okara
For markets near Akbar Road Okara, Old Sabzi Mandi deserves the first mention. It is located within walking distance, of 8 minutes, from the Benazir Road end. One may find a variety of fruits and vegetables from Old Sabzi Mandi, all at reasonable prices. If you wish to get your fresh produce fresh, then the best time to go to the market is 6 am. The market opens up at 5 am and the vendors are all properly settled by 6 am.
Located close to Old Sabzi Mandi, there is Ghalla Mandi on Mohammad Ali Jinnah Road, Samadpura, at a 3-minute walking distance from the Benazir Road end, whereas the areas close to Canal Road, would take 5 to 10 minutes to reach by car. Ghalla Mandi (Farmer’s Market) is the place to find all sorts of grains grown by the farmers. It is one of the oldest grain markets of Pakistan, as old as late 1800, and is enclosed between six gates. One gate is dedicated to loading and unloading grains from the railway platform.
As for grocery stores and supermarkets near Akbar Road, Home Mart on Mohammad Ali Jinnah Road, Meher Colony and Hafiz Habib Super Store in Sharif Pura Colony are good facilities for the residents living nearby. MNA Mart on Akbar Road, Faizabad Colony is another decent option. Mini Mart is a precise store on Street No. 3 of Umer Din Town. Amongst all of these, Home Mart is the most extensive super store offering a variety of groceries and other household items. It would take around 7 minutes by car from the areas near Canal Road and 10 minutes on foot from the Benazir Road end.
For milk and dairy, there is Churahi Milk Shop on Akbar Road, towards Faizabad Colony is a convenient option for the inhabitants of Faizabad Colony and Sabri Colony. The area around Gol Chowk, on the other hand, has plenty more options such as Ameen Milk Corner which is situated close to Venus Cinema Chowk, Bahoo Milk Shop in Block C and Chaudhary Restaurant and Milk Shop located close to Mahboob Alam Chowk. The milk shops near Gol Chowk are all at a convenient distance of 10 minutes on foot and 2 to 5 minutes by car.
Mosques on and near Akbar Road Okara
There are numerous mosques on and near Akbar Road, so to simplify things, let us first cover the mosques on Akbar Road and then we will move to the ones located nearby.
Jamia Masjid Khadija Tul Kubra is located on Akbar Road, falling in Faizabad Colony. Jamia Masjid Noor E falls towards Shamsia Colony side of the road. Jamia Masjid Gulzar-e-Madina and another Jamia mosque is located on the road, towards Muhammad Pura. Allah Hu Akbar Masjid is also located on the road, towards Sabri Colony. Bilal Mosque in Mian Muhammad Zaman Public Park is accessible from Akbar Road and therefore counts among the mosques on Akbar Road.
Now covering the mosques near Akbar Road Okara, there is Madina Masjid in Sharif Pura Colony, Jamia Masjid Zia e Mustafa in Faizabad Colony, Jamia Masjid Gulzar-e-Madina Rizvia on Sabri Colony Main Street, and Jamia Masjid Riaz ul Jannah in Naseem Fatima Colony, Kot Umar Din. Naseem Fatima Colony also has Jamia Masjid Bilal Asghar and Masjid Anayat Ali to facilitate the locals. Masjid Al Khair, located on 2/4-L Road, and Tayabah Mosque, located in Chak 2/4 L, are both suitable for the residents living nearby. Basti Iqbal Nagar has a Jamia Masjid located on the Main Street and several others located further inside. Model Cooperative Housing Society has Jamia Masjid Gulzar-e-Madina.
The length of Akbar Road that sits on the opposite side of Canal Road has Chaks (villages) in its surroundings mostly. Chak 39/3 R has a Masjid on one side of the road and Abdullah Masjid on the other side. Chak 44 G.D has a Jamia Mosque and Noori Masjid.
Please note that all the above mentioned mosques and churches are easily accessible at a walking distance of 5 to 7 minutes from their respective areas and the areas located nearby.
Some areas and villages near Akbar Road Okara also comprise diverse religious groups that don’t have to go too far to perform their religious duties. There are a couple of Catholic churches in Chak 44 G.D. located within a convenient walking distance. Stadium Road also has a church located at a distance of about 1.5 km from the Benazir Road end.
Schools, Colleges & Universities in and near Akbar Road Okara
One can’t emphasize enough on the importance of education. Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah strongly advocated for the importance of education. His exact words were, “Education is a matter of life and death for our country.”
Just as education is an important aspect of our lives, schools are an integral part of neighbourhoods in Pakistan. If you’re looking for schools, colleges and universities in and near Akbar Road Okara, you might want to consider Scholar Public School on Mohammad Ali Jinnah Road, Samadpura, roughly a 6-minute walk from the Benazir Road end of Akbar Road. Islamia High School on Depalpur Road, Block B, Govt. Primary School (Boys) in Rail Bazar, and Crescent Public School in Block C, are all located at a walking distance of 5 to 10 minutes.
As we proceed to Canal Road, there are several more schools. A branch of The Knowledge School is found on Tehsil Road, Block D. City Grammar School is located between Stadium Road and Link Road. A Special Education School is also located in the same area, whereas Faizabad has Isra Grammar School – all of which are within a walking distance of 12 minutes or so. 2/4-L Road has Bloomfield Hall School and Al-Sadiq High School. Bloomfield Hall School is a Cambridge school and now their Okara branch is managed by the Sahiwal branch, which is under one of their best teams.
A few other Cambridge schools in vicinity include Dar-e-Arqam School Main Campus of Okara in Model Cooperative Housing Society, and Beaconhouse School System Okara Campus (Boys) which is on Canal Road, near Pak Villas. Canal Road side of Akbar Road has several other schools nearby including the following. All of these are within a 5 minute drive from the road.
- The Knowledge School in Model Cooperative Housing Society
- Crawford Grammar School on Faisalabad Link Road close to Mian Muhammad Zaman Public Park
- Allied Schools Jinnah Campus and The Savvy School – Al Raheem Campus on Abdul Shakoor Minhas (late) Road
If we were to discuss the colleges near Akbar Road Okara, Government College for Girls on Stadium Road would be at a distance of 2 km from the Benazir Road end. Government College for Boys is also located on Stadium Road, next to Qari Hospital and is at a similar distance of say around 2 km. These two colleges are particularly famous in Okara, mainly for two reasons: a) the fee is affordable and b) the degree that you receive upon graduation is internationally recognized.
DPS College is located in District Complex at a 2-km distance from the residential areas on Akbar Road, approximately. It is a semi government school and college that metes out quality education while maintaining good character and discipline.
College of Tourism and Hotel Management is another renowned institution that is based in vicinity to Rahim Town. It is almost 2 km away from the Benazir Road end, or a 5-minute drive from the residential areas located between Canal Road and Benazir Road.
Other colleges near Akbar Road Okara include the following ones.
- Vision College in Block F is at a distance of 1.5 km from the Benazir Road end
- Punjab College of Commerce is located on Dar-ul-Islam Road, at a 2-km distance
- Government Degree College for Women South City is at a distance of about 4 km
- Muhammadia Computer College in Jamia Muhammadia Lilbanat, Block A at a walking distance of 10 minutes
- Multan Law College, located in Imran Akram Villas, is at a 9-minute walking distance or a drive of 5 minutes through Mohammad Ali Jinnah Road
After college, students turn to university for higher education, and what can be better than having one close to your home. For this purpose, there are many universities near Akbar Road Okara. Virtual University has a campus called National Institute of Management & Computer Sciences (NIMCS) Campus on 2nd Floor, Apna Bank Plaza, Main Church Road – around 2.5 km away, taking 8 minutes to reach by car.
University of Okara on Samadpura Road is a government university offering a variety of different courses. It comes after a drive of 5 km, taking around 13 minutes. Other universities near Akbar Road Okara are listed below.
- Ashraf ul Madaris is a private institution offering Islamic education, coming after a drive of almost 4 km
- Virtual University – Okara Campus is located on Faisalabad Road, Khan Colony – a little less than 6 km from the residential areas
- Institute of Management & Technology in Rehmat Ullah Town, around 6.5 km away
Banks near Akbar Road Okara
Looking for banks near Akbar Road Okara? There are plenty of branches close to the Benazir Road end. If we were to compare the proximity of these banks from the residential areas along the length, they’d all be within a drive of 10 minutes. There are branches of Summit Bank Ltd and JS Bank on Ravi Road, towards Samadpura – around 1.5 km away. Mohammad Ali Jinnah Road has The Bank of Khyber, Soneri Bank Limited, Faysal Bank, Bank Alfalah, Allied Bank Limited, Meezan Bank Ltd., Bank ISlami, Askari Bank, MCB Bank, Habib Metro Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank, and NRSP Microfinance Bank Limited – all around 2 to 3 km away, taking less than 10 minutes to reach.
The Benazir Road end of Akbar Road Okara has a LESCO Grid Station, powering 132 kV. The grid station powers all the areas and places in its proximity, coming under Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO). Majority of the areas on the road have over the ground electrical setup while a few societies nearby have underground electricity.
Clinics and Hospitals near Akbar Road Okara
Having a healthcare facility in close reach is always a blessing. The areas along the stretch have a bunch of clinics near Akbar Road Okara. The area around Gol Chowk has Dr Abdul Majeed Khan Clinic in Block B, which is less than a km from Sharif Pura Colony and a little more distance from the other residential areas. Zafar Clinic and Maternity Home is also a similar distance. Muneeb Homeopathic Clinic & Saqib Homeopathic Store is in Block D, taking a 5 minute drive from the area. Dr. Tamseela Azam runs a women’s health clinic, while another one for the women is Shahida Clinic and Maternity Home, both in Block D. Block D also has a pet clinic that goes by the name Haroon Muzaffar Pet Clinic.
Doctors Colony has Dr. Bushra Wahid Clinic (for skin) and Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Clinic (child health care), around 2-km away from Gulshan Colony.
For an in depth analysis of issues, general consultants usually recommend a specialist. Fortunately, you’ll have easy access to specialists in a number of departments as you can find one of the city’s best hospitals near Akbar Road Okara: District Headquarter (DHQ) Hospital on Link Road. The hospital is close to Company Bagh and its paramedics are cooperative and well-trained to deal with all sorts of health emergencies. Furthermore, DHQ Hospital is clean and well equipped for medical diagnosis and surgical procedures.
If you can walk up to the hospital, then Haddi Jorr Trust Hospital is only 5 minutes away. Otherwise you can always opt to be driven up to it within 2 to 5 minutes from Faizabad Colony and its nearby areas. As hinted by the name, it is a bone hospital but it also offers other health services.
Other hospitals near Akbar Road Okara are mentioned below.
- Qari Hopsital on Girls College Road, Nawab Colony, Aamir Colony, is 1.5 km away
- Specialist Hospital is a private hospital on Main Street of Lalazar Colony, which is a part of Waris Colony, comes after an 8-minute drive
- Kalsoom Social Security Hospital on Allama Iqbal Road, Samadpura is around km away from Faizabad and 3 km away from the Benazir Road end
Security around Akbar Road Okara
The chunk of Akbar Road Okara that falls close to the main city side is close to District and Session Court, DPO Office and the Deputy Commissioner Office, all of which are high-security areas. Therefore, residents living near that part of Akbar Road don’t really have to worry when it comes to security. Some of these areas include Faizabad Colony, Farid Town, Rahim Karim Town, Gulshan Colony and Model Cooperative Housing Society.
PROPERTIES ON AKBAR ROAD OKARA
Sales Price Trends near Akbar Road Okara
Akbar Road Okara is quite a long stretch that starts at Benazir Road, covers a number of residential areas, several villages and ends at Gogera Road. Gogera Road further proceeds to connect with G.T. Road, N-5, indirectly connecting Akbar Road to National Highway. The multifunctional Akbar Road offers a myriad of properties for sale.
Houses for Sale near Akbar Road Okara
The houses for sale near Akbar Road Okara are limited in number. Their prices start from PKR 30 lakh to and go up to PKR 1.5 crore. The sizes that you can expect to find nearby are 3 marla to 12.5 marla. There are options between corner houses, west open ones, and double storeys.
Plots for Sale near Akbar Road Okara
You’ll find plenty of plots for sale near Akbar Road Okara, with prices starting from PKR 8.5 lakh and going up to PKR 2 crore. You can easily find a 5 marla plot for sale near Akbar Road for PKR 15 to 21.5 lakh, 10 marla plot for 30 to 40 lakh, and a 1 kanal plot for PKR 55 to 60 lakh. Just like the houses, plots also come in a variety of different types, mostly varying in their location, size and owner demand.
Rental Price Trends in Akbar Road Okara
Being a long stretch, Akbar Road Okara passes through a number of residential areas. Some of these areas offer homes and other properties on rent and their rental price trends are mentioned below.
House for Rent in Akbar Road Okara
Akbar Road Okara is offering a limited number of houses on rent. The rental prices of these houses are expected to start from as low as PKR 10 thousand and go up to 35 thousand or more, depending on the number of features available.
Commercial Properties for Sale near Akbar Road Okara
Most of the areas that fall neighbours to the road are residential. Some of the projects near Akbar Road Okara, however, are offering commercial properties for sale. These commercial properties include multi-storey plazas, commercial buildings, shops, offices and much more. The prices of these properties start from PKR 35 lakh to PKR 3.5 crore.
Commercial Properties on Rent near Akbar Road Okara
Renting your business spot reduces your capital investment and thus the costs involved. For this very reason, you can rent the commercial property near Akbar Road Okara that you have been eyeing for all this time. To give you an idea, the rental prices start from PKR 20 to 60 thousand.
Most Popular Societies on Akbar Road, Okara
Many areas line Akbar Road but the ones close to the main city side are more in-demand. After all, who wouldn’t want to enjoy quick and easy access to the facilities and leisure city life has to offer. Areas that are more popular among buyers, investors include Samadpura, Sharif Pura Colony, Kot Fateh Jamal Mohalla, Mehar Colony and the area surrounding Gol Chowk.
People have also shown keen interest in Royal Palm Villas which is a new project in the neighbourhood. The project is easily accessible through Akbar Road and 2/4-L Road and is offering a variety of properties on sale and on rent.
Same is the case with renting, tenants have shown particular interest in the areas closer to the city side as well as Royal Palm Villas.
SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS, AND BAKERIES
Malls near Akbar Road Okara
Gol Chowrangi has a multitude of shopping options to offer. Collectively these options are called Gol Bazaar and are all almost 2 km away from the residential areas around the road. Nawab Din Shopping Center, Anarkali Bazar, Makkah Center are all part of the bazaar, taking 5 to 10 minutes to reach.
- Nawab Din Shopping Center offers clothing (casual and fancy) for kids and adults, uniforms, shoes, accessories, cosmetics, and a lot more.
- Anarkali Bazar is a good fetch for jewellery, cosmetics, clothing, shoes, bags and other accessories. It is basically a shopping paradise for the ladies.
- Makkah Center is a good shopping space for kids’ clothing, toys, and other accessories.
Other shopping malls near Akbar Road Okara include Paradise Shopping Point and Anwar Shopping Mall on Tehsil Road, near Company Bagh. Anwar Shopping Mall is planned to deliver an all-around shopping experience under one roof in a well-suited environment, whereas Paradise Shopping Point is a relatively new shopping mall.
The area around Church Road has a number of Mobile and Electronic Shops, Hardware Stores as well as Car Repair Shops – around 2 to 2.5 km away from the residential areas.
Restaurants and Bakeries near Akbar Road Okara
Some of the most famous restaurants of the city are located nearby. China Town Restaurant Okara on Benazir Road is almost a 7-minute drive from Gulshan Colony and other residential areas near the road.
Dawat Family Restaurant is located on M.A Jinnah Road, near the intersection between Rao Sikander Iqbal Road and M.A Jinnah Road – a little more than 2-km distance. It can rightly be called a fine dining restaurant with good food and an even better ambience. Among the starters, Chicken Hot and Sour Soup is a good bet, whereas for the main course, their Steaks, Barbecue and Curries are the most ordered.
Well Beans Café & Grill is located on Tehsil Road, Waris Colony, is another fine dining restaurant of the city. The restaurant is almost 5 years old now and charges a little towards the higher end.
Cheezious is a famous fast food restaurant located opp. to Press Club, near CMR High School, Block D – around 2 km away from the residential areas. Some of their best sellers are their zinger burgers and hot wings. Fri Chicks on Tehsil Road is another known fast food joint having its chain of restaurants throughout Punjab. The crispy chicken of Fri Chicks is the best and their pizzas are also demanded by the customers.
As for bakeries near Akbar Road Okara, there are lots on M.A. Jinnah Road and near Gol Chowrangi. M.A. Jinnah Road has Gourmet Bakers, Delhi Sweets & Bakers, Hameed Sweets and Bismillah Bakers and Sweets – all of which are less than 2 km from the residential areas. The area around Gol Chowk has Cakes & Bakes in Block F, Hameed Sweets and Delhi Sweets & Bakers in Block D.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES, FITNESS AND BEAUTY
Sports Facilities and Fitness Centres near Akbar Road Okara
Let us first discuss the sports facilities near Akbar Road Okara and then we will move to the gyms and fitness centres. Okara Sports Club on Stadium Road is a 5-minute drive from the residential areas and from the Benazir Road end. The club has a Football, Badminton, Tennis, and Hockey ground. Gym and City Swimming Pool are also located side by side to the club.
GM Badminton Club can prove to be a closer sports facility for areas like Sabri Colony, Faizabad Colony, Gulshan Colony, Farid Town and Rahim Karim Town. It is so close that the residents can easily walk up to the club.
Coming to the fitness centres near Akbar Road Okara, there are quite a few located here and there. Meher Colony has Next Level Fitness Center, after a 7-minute drive, and V Shape Gym in Imran Akram Villas, at an 8-minute drive. Both the gyms promote a healthy environment and are well equipped with different types of fitness machines. Waris Colony in Samadpura has Body Fuel Gym, which is nearly 3 km away from the residential areas.
Parks near Akbar Road Okara
Some of the areas surrounding Akbar Road have their own parks and playgrounds, like Sharif Pura Colony which has Nadeem Park and Haji Zafar Park. But this is not it, there are a good number of public parks near Akbar Road Okara too. Let us take the residential areas as an example to compare the distance.
Jinnah Park, accessible from M.A. Jinnah Road is 1.5 km away. Jinnah Park has quite a history and was previously known as Palwano wala Bagh. Today, it is a public park where people come for morning and evening walks and to enjoy some fresh air.
Company Bagh is another important mention when it comes to the parks near Akbar Road Okara. It is located between Link Road and Tehsil Road. It is also around 1.5 km away from the residential areas. Company Bagh is also known as Captain Safdar Shaheed Park. The park has some animal statues, fountains, rides and slides for the kids.
Beauty Salons near Akbar Road Okara
For beauty salons near Akbar Road Okara, the area around Gol Chowk and Faisalabad Road shall suffice as it’s home to a bunch of salons, for both men and women. The majority of salons for men are found near Gol Chowk. The names include Latif Men and Women Salon and Abdullah Hair Cut in Block A, JJ Hair Salon in Block D, Zahid Salon in Block C, and Shazee and Style Men’s Salon as well as Jimmy & Guy Men’s Salon in Block F. All of the salons are more or less 2 km away.
Salons for women include Allenora Annie’s Signature Salon on Tehsil Road, counting as part of Ali Colony, Waris Colony and Shine Beauty Salon on Liaquat Road, Mini Market, Civil Area, Okara Cantt – both almost 3 km away.
Akbar Road is a pretty long stretch having plenty of famous places nearby, including Jinnah Park, Gol Chowk, Old Sabzi Mandi, Ghalla Mandi, Okara Railway Station, Passport Office, DPO Office, District and Session Court, Deputy Commissioner Office, EDO Health Office, New Okara Stadium, College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Dewan-e-Khas Banquet Hall, and much more throughout its length.
Jinnah Park is a public park on M.A Jinnah Road, around a 2 km drive from the residential communities.
Company Bagh is located between Link Road and Tehsil Road, and can be accessed within an 8-minute drive from the area. [More about it is mentioned under the heading of Parks near Akbar Road Okara.]
Gol Chowk is a famous spot in Okara, which is around a 2 km distance from Gulshan Colony and other nearby areas. Gol Chowk, or Gole Chowk, and Okara Railway Station were discovered back in the 1800s. Some of the must visit places near the roundabout include the Okara Railway Station (obviously), Jamia Masjid Usmania and Captain Safder Shaheed Park.
Some must try local eateries around Gol Chowk include Mulla Fruit Chat and Ice cream, which is famous for its cream chat, fruit chaat, fresh juices, and milkshakes. Shani Shawarma, on the other hand, is famous for its burgers and shawarma. If you are feeling fancy then Well Beans Café & Grill, Cheezious and Fri Chicks are some renowned, high-end dine-in spots near Gol Chowk.
Okara Railway Station is mostly famous for its history. The premises has recently been renovated to help it overcome the test of time otherwise its structure would be more than 125 years old now. It is around 2 to 3 km away from the residential areas dotted along the length.
Company Bagh is located between Link Road and Tehsil Road, and can be touched through a 4-minute drive from the hood. The Bagh (English: Garden) has a lot of greenery, some monumental figures, a fountain and statues of wildlife. [More details regarding the park cum garden are provided under the heading of Parks near Faisal Colony Okara.]
Other famous places near Akbar Road Okara include the following. All of these places are around 2 to 3 km from the residential neighbourhoods.
- District and Session Court along with DCO Office in proximity to it, are accessible through Allama Iqbal Avenue – approximately 2 km away.
- District Public School & College in District Complex – hardly 2.5 km away.
- New Okara Stadium, accessible from Railway Road and DPS College Road, after a 3-km drive. No major event is held in the stadium yet and it is mostly known for the NADRA Office, located at one corner.
THINGS TO CONSIDER
Akbar Road Okara is a prime location, especially if you’re looking for investment opportunities. It passes by many residential areas and villages (Chak), while connecting with several important routes – Canal Road, Rao Sikandar Iqbal Road, 2/4-L Road and Shah Din Road.
Near the Benazir Road end of Akbar Road, you’ll find a large number of important places. LESCO Grid Station, Gol Chowk, Gol Bazaar, Okara Railway Station, Old Sabzi Mandi, Company Bagh, Jinnah Park, New Okara Stadium, District and Session Court, DPS School and College, District Complex, DPO Office and Deputy Commissioner Office are all nearby. These places have security on high alert and since they are in proximity to Akbar Road, they indirectly make Akbar Road and its neighbouring areas, relatively safer to reside in.
The neighbourhood offers many properties for sale, most of which are plots. So this is another thing that you need to bear in mind as you explore the area. As far as utilities are concerned, most of the residential areas have an over-the-ground system of electricity. The ones that are towards the city side, have active supplies of water, gas and a proper sewerage system.
Importance of Akbar Road, Okara from major locations nearby
- Gol Chowk is a km away
- Okara Sports Club is a km away
- Gol Bazaar surrounds Gol Chowk and is also a km away
- Old Sabzi Mandi is less than a kilometre’s distance
- Company Bagh is 1.5 km away
- Jinnah Park is only 2 km away
- District and Session Court is almost 2 km away
- Deputy Commissioner Office is also around 2 km away
- District Public School and College is 2.5 km away
- Okara Railway Station is roughly 2.5 km away
- District Complex is around 3 km away
- New Okara Stadium is also up to 3 km away
- NADRA Office (NRC) is also a similar distance