ISLAMABAD - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has approved seven locations for CNG filling stations in the federal capital.
The approval was made in meeting of the CDA Board held here on Wednesday.
The meeting was presided over by CDA Chairman Kamran Lashari. Moin-ud-Din Kakakhel, Member (Engineering), Brig Asad Munir, (Member Estate), Serwer Sindhu, Director (Urban Planning) and other high officials of the Authority were also present in the meeting.
The Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling stations would be set up at G-9/2, G-8/2, G-6, D-8/1 sectors, Blue Area, Kashmir Highway and Islamabad Highway, informed a senior official of the Authority while talking to TheNation.
He added that the decision was taken keeping in view the rapid increase in demand for CNG fuel in the city.
He further informed that land for the stations would be given on monthly rent for 30 years while the rent would be decided in open auction.
After the expiration of the said period, the Authority would own the developed sites, said the official.
Moreover, the Board also approved policy for lying down optical fibre cable in the federal capital. The board has decided to allow companies for lying down the cable at lesser rates than other cities of the country.
The Board also approved recognition of grandsons and granddaughters as heir to the property of their maternal grandparents in case their parents had passed away. As per CDA's existent rules, grandchildren were not recognised as heir to property of their maternal grandparents in case their parents had passed away.]
On the issue to decrease experience of Admin Officer (BPS�16) for promotion to Assistant Director (BPS-17), from five years to three years, the Board decided to first examine existing regulations in other government departments.
The Board also approved agro-farming plots to affectees of various sectors according to the recommendation of Allotment Scrutiny Committee.[The Nation News]