Islamabad: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has opened bids for the development of the stalled Sector I-12, news sources reported on July 31. Bids were received for the development work of the Sub-sector I-12/1 and I-12/4.
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According to the source, the authority received the bids under sector 42 (F) of the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority(PPRA) rules. According to project Concept-1 (PC-1), development work in subsectors I-12/1 and I-12/4 involves the construction of drainage systems, sewage networks, streets, culverts, and other development work.
As per the news, the CDA received the lowest bid of PKR 1.830 billion from a private enterprise, which is estimated to be 25% higher than the proposed price. The development work will commence soon after the firm is issued a work permit.
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In another development, the CDA has announced its intentions to hire a private firm to relocate the dumping site from Sector I-12 to a new location. The dumping site has been one of the key causes behind the delayed development operations in the aforementioned sector. The authorities have already concluded development work in Sub-sectors I-12/2 and I-12/3, and owners have already received possession letters.