CDA completes development work at Sector H-11 graveyard - Zameen News

CDA completes development work at Sector H-11 graveyard

August 19, 2019 • news

Islamabad: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) recently completed the development work of the H-11, Phase III graveyard in the capital city, at a cost of PKR 17.7 million - according to a news source.

As part of its development initiative, the authority demarcated 86 plots and constructed several footpaths and a drainage system in the locality. Moreover, it ensured the provision of proper lighting arrangements.

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Following the completion of the demarcation process, each plot can now harbour 332 graves; which total in 28,000 graves spread over 86 plots.

The site will soon be handed over to the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI).

The phases I & II have 64 plots, which are at present filled to capacity. According to an estimate, 1,800 to 2,000 graves are filled each year – and as per this average, the additional spaces is expected to facilitate the burial requirements for the next 10 to 15 years.

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The development of Phase III was spurred by the lack of burial spaces in Islamabad, which is why new sites are being developed.