Quetta: Advisor to the Chief Minister (CM) on Quetta Development Authority (QDA) Affairs Bushra Rind on Tuesday revealed that the civic agency had launched an anti-encroachment operation in various areas, including Taktu Housing Scheme, of the city – a news source reported.
She expressed her views on the matter during a press briefing held in the provincial capital. She said that the QDA had successfully recovered hundreds of acres of its land – including 667 acres in Taktu City Housing Scheme and 167 acress in Chashma Achuzai – from illegal occupants.
The executive has directed the officials concerned to expedite the process which concerned the removal of encroachments from within several housing schemes in the city, she said. The land retrieved will then be used for the provision of residential facilities to the public, she added.
The official stated that the general public could not afford the expensive facilities provided by private housing schemes. To facilitate the masses, both the federal and provincial governments had geared their efforts for providing affordable residential accommodations to the people of Balochistan, she said.
Similarly, the authorities concerned were working to devise a housing policy for the province – she added.