Islamabad: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Radio Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC) to automate its property transfer and building plan approval system, a news source reported.
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The signing of MoU took place in a board meeting chaired by CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed. As per the details shared, the new system would feature an application for the public to apply for property transfers, building plan approvals, and other issues related to the civic body. CDA officials stated that the launch of first phase of this project would take place on September 20.
The CDA Board meeting also declared H-16 to be a ‘residential sector. The sector was previously available for institutional land purposes. The meeting also decided to accommodate the affectees of CDA sectors, especially those of E-9, in this sector.
As per sources, the incumbent government formed a commission in December 2018 to provide revisions for the Islamabad Master Plan. However, no revisions have been via this commission so far. Although, the commission did introduce changes in by-laws in 2019 for commercial buildings as well as the proposed regularisation of unauthorised constructions in Zones II, IV, and V.
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On the other hand, the CDA board has provided the consultancy work for ‘water master plan for Islamabad and updating feasibility study of conducting water supply from Tarbela reservoir to the town cities under PPP mode’ to a joint venture of local and international firms.