Islamabad: Federal Ombudsman Syed Tahir Shahbaz on Saturday chaired a meeting to review the progress of various government housing sectors in the city and issued directions to the Federal Government Employees Housing Authority (FGEHA) and the Pakistan Housing Authority (PHA) to ensure implementation of all codal formalities prescribed by the Capital Development Authority (CDA), according to news sources.
Shahbaz expressed concern over the low-quality construction work, unnecessary delays and difficulties in completion of government housing projects in the capital. He requested all departments concerned to ensure standardised construction work and provision of development facilities in these government-owned housing projects. He directed FGEHA to form committees of allottees in all government sectors to eliminate construction and maintenance issues, and resolve all the complaints – if any.
Moreover, Tahir also issued directions for the FGEHA, the CDA and the PHA to offer healthcare facilities in these new sectors. The ombudsman also directed the chairman of CDA to hand over plot possession to allottees in the Park Enclave I & II.
As per the details, PHA Managing Director (MD) Tariq Rasheed informed the meeting members that out of 588 flats in Kuri Road Project, 272 have been handed over to the allottees. The possession of remaining apartments will be handed over in October, after the apartments are completed by September 15. The meeting was also informed that the required no-objection certificates (NOCs) from all departments concerned had been obtained for all PHA housing projects.
Additionally, the director general of FGEHA briefed the meeting that the plan of Green Enclave I & II (at Bara Kahu) is completed. He also added that the development work on Green Enclave I will be completed by April 2023 and over 6,000 plots have been created in Green Enclave II.