ISLAMABAD: Solely 4 folks have began building of their homes after the federal government handed over possession of plots to allottees in Sector G-14.
In the meantime, the Ministry of Housing and Works (MoHW) has up to now given possession letters to 54 allottees in sub-sectors G-14/1, G-14/2 and G-14/3.
Round eight allottees have utilized for No Objection Certificates (NOC) for the approval of constructing plans within the sector, an official of MoHW mentioned.
Nevertheless, out of the eight, solely 4 allottees have began establishing their homes on their plots in Sector G-14/Three until date, the official mentioned.
To a query, he mentioned that the federal cupboard, in a gathering in March 1995, had imposed a ban on the development of latest authorities lodging for federal authorities workers and granted them rental allowance with salaries.
Nevertheless, he mentioned, the cupboard’s determination was partially applied to the extent that no new building of presidency lodging was being made after the choice. The official mentioned that rental allowances can’t be granted with salaries to federal authorities workers as a result of heavy monetary burden on the federal government exchequer.
He additional mentioned that no proposal was into account by the ministry to pay a rental allowance to federal authorities workers. The incumbent authorities has launched the Naya Pakistan Housing Programme to enhance the housing scenario within the nation with a present shortfall of over 10 million homes, he added.
Printed in The Categorical Tribune, April 25th, 2020.