Islamabad: The Ministry of Information and Telecommunications (MoIT) has secured the requisite environmental and land-related No-objection Certificates (NOCs) from the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and other authorities for the Islamabad InformationTechnology Park, news sources reported on October 15.
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The report in this regard was submitted to the National Assembly Standing Committee on Information and Telecommunication, which apprised them of the ongoing development work and the timeline for the completion of various stages of the development. The report highlighted that the project has also been approved by the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO), which has started work for the transmission line for IT Park. Furthermore, the report also mentioned various development steps that have been taken so far, such as:
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- The Korean contractor company has been mobilised to the construction site.
- The IT park’s site offices have been made fully operational.
- The RCC drain channel has been restored and the boundary wall has been upgraded. A 50 kVA generator has been installed, and IESCO will provide a temporary connection soon. According to the government, the evacuation is nearing completion.
The MoIT report also highlighted the timeline for the completion of the various steps in the process, which are outlined as follows:
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- Over 120 piles have been cast in the field and the total pile’s work will be completed by December 31, 2022.
- Completion of raft foundation work for the main building will be completed at the end of February 2023.
- Completion of work on basement 1 and start of work on basement 2 will be done by the end of June 2023.