The Federal Government Employees Housing Authority (FGEHA) has provisionally handed over as many as 1,072 plots of different categories to the allottees of sub-sectors G-14/2 and 3.
The FGEHA has allotted around 387 plots in G-14/2 and 685 plots in G-14/3 of different categories, official sources in the Ministry of Housing and Works said.
The sources said that over 78 allottees have taken final possession letter and 17 allottees had applied for issuance of a no-objection certificate (NoC) for the approval of building plans. The sources said that more than 29 allottees had started construction of houses in sub-sectors G-14/2 and G-14/3.
The Housing Scheme Phase-IV of the FGEHA was launched in 2004 in sub-sectors G-14/1, 2 and 3 Islamabad. About 4,820 kanals of land was acquired through land acquisition collection under the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 in March 2004, they added.
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They said the consent award for sub-sectors G-14/1, 2 and 3 was announced in 2005 at the rate of Rs590,000 per kanal for total land 4,820 kanals and the infrastructure development work was taken up by the authority.
The sources said that the development of sub-sector G-14/4 had been completed, while 90 per cent rehabilitation work had been completed and infrastructure development work of sub-sectors G-14/2, 3 was in progress.
They said that overall 70 per cent of infrastructure development was completed and the remaining work would be completed once the issue of built-up properties (BUPs) was resolved for which the FGEHA was striving hard.
The consultant was hired for sub-sector G-14/1 where the topographic survey had been completed. The award of BUPs in sub-sectors G-14/1, 2 was yet to be made for which survey of the BUPs was underway.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 11th, 2021.