CDA To Give NOD To 11 Projects Worth Rs15.53b Next Week
The 52nd meeting of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) Development Working Party (CDA-DWP) which is scheduled to be held on June 29 will take up PC-I of elven development projects costing Rs15.53 billion for approval.
Officials from the Ministry of Interior and the Planning Commission will attend the meeting, which will be presided over by CDA Chairman Aamir Ali Ahmed. The committee will approve an Rs4 billion PC-I covered car parking project to offer parking spaces in the urban business sector and alleviate the parking problem by using a car parking management system. The projects will be performed over a two-year period at various commercial sites.
The committee will also consider the Rs186.394 million PC-I to acquire medical beds and other medical facilities for 100 bedrooms in an extra block of CDA Hospital. The Rs57.40 million PC-I for rainwater harvesting for ground water recharge, which involves the installation of 100 inverted wells and 20 piezometers, and the Rs185 million, project to build a bridge on Kiani Road from Quaid-e-Azam University to Bhara Kahu are also on the agenda.
PC-I (1.685 billion) for development of remaining infrastructure in Sector D-12 and construction/development of remaining pockets in Sector D-12, Islamabad, and Rs1.705 billion for grade-separated arrangement at intersection of 9th Avenue and Khayaban-e-Iqbal for signal free flow of traffic at Shaheen Chowk are among the other projects.
The committee will also consider an Rs1.472 billion PC-I Grade Separated Arrangement at the 11th Avenue and Khayaban-e-Iqbal junction. The signal-free junction of 11th Avenue with Khayaban-e-Iqbal will improve traffic flow and safety on Khayaban-e-Iqbal as part of this project. The meeting will also take into account Rs36.25 million PC-II for Traffic Management Solution, which would improve vehicle mobility and safety in various areas of Islamabad. Another project, at Rs1.432 billion, would provide for the development of district offices in G-11/4. The Rs1.8 billion PC-I for the construction of a litigants facilitation centre for litigants and lawyers at G-10/1, as well as the Rs3.5 billion PC-I for improving the biodiversity, plantation/green cover, water shed management, and the natural resource of the Margalla Hills National Park, will be considered for approval.