Islamabad: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) management over the last few years has been working round the clock for the development of the capital city. In this regard, the development activities in the stalled sectors are in full swing. The development of the long-awaited I-15-2 has been started and machinery and other equipment have been mobilized. Development works in the other three sub-sectors I-15/1, I-15/3 and I-15/4 have already been started and now is being started in sub-sector I-15/2. As per details provided by the CDA officials the survey work for the development of I-15-2 has been completed and the formal work will be started after the monsoon. The development work in the sector would be completed in 1.5 years at a cost of Rs 1.4 billion. It is informed that after the completion of the development work the CDA authorities will give possession letters to the allottees. Apart from this, the development works of Sector I-15 include a drainage system, sewerage network, pavement of streets, street lights, and other residential facilities.
Earlier the Capital Development Authority decided to grant possession letters of the two long-awaited Sub-sectors, I-15-1 and I-15-3, to the allottees. In a meeting presided over by the chairman Aamir Ali Ahmed, The Member Engineering CDA had given a detailed briefing on the development work in the sectors which he claimed was in the final stage. The allotment letters of the two sectors were awarded in 2005 but due to certain unavoidable circumstances the development of the sectors could not be carried out and the progress on the development work remained pending. Around 3000 allottees got affected by this unprecedented delay. The chairman advised the CDA officials to ensure the speedy and timely completion of the development work. The authorities concerned had ensured the chairman that by the end of September the two sectors would be handed over to the three thousand allottees.
In a review meeting regarding the development work in three sub-sectors of I-15, the Member Engineering had given a detailed briefing on the ongoing work in sub-sectors 1, 3, and 4 claiming that the work had been started rapidly on roads, bridges, underground and overhead tanks of the sector. He assured that the task would be completed within the fiscal year. The member Engineering had also assured the participants that the development activities in I-15-2 would also be started soon.