Rawalpindi: The Board of Revenue (BOR) has initiated the land acquisition process for the Rawalpindi Ring Road (RRR) project, a news source reported on November 6. In this regard, the board has issued deadlines for receiving objections from the landowner on the rates finalised by the Punjab government.
In the initial phase, the BOR has issued notices to 20,000 landowners having properties in the marked RRR route in Tehsil Rawalpindi and Tehsil Fateh Jang. As per the report, the government has to acquire 12,950 kanals of land in these tehsils, out of which 7,725 kanals falls in the jurisdiction of the Rawalpindi tehsil.
The news source revealed that the BOR has set November 16 as the deadline to receive objections on acquisition rates (notified by the board) for land in the Rawalpindi region. The landowners are required to share their objections with the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA), which has been notified as the executive authority for the ring road project.
The RDA will start processing these case after receiving objections from the land owners. Meanwhile, the landowners from Fateh Jang have to share their objections with the Union Council Qutbal latest by November 19. The BOI has marked 5,225 kanals of land for acquisition in this tehsil.