The CDA has sealed 9 small housing societies. The Capital Development Authority has introduced a drive against the illegal housing schemes but has only targeted the smaller ones instead of going for the big ones. As per a press release issued yesterday, CDA has sealed 9 such housing societies at Zone-IV in the initial phase of the operation.
As per the available details, the sealed housing societies include the Baber Enclave, Ideal Residency, Icon Enclave, Yar Muhammad Society Bani Gala, Rawal Enclave, Dream Land, Royal City, Golf Residency and Ali Housing Society.
But the management spared some of the bigger and famous illegal societies while taking action against the illegal housing scheme in zone IV.
As per a list provided on the website of the development authority, a total of sixty four illegal housing societies are operating in the zone 4 and some of the big housing schemes includes:
- Lehtrar Road
- Gulberg Housing Scheme (Phase-2),
- Shaheen Farms,
- Bahria Enclave,
- Eden Life,
- Bahria Enclave (extension) Kuri Road,
- Park View City Housing Scheme,
- Ghauri Town,Simly Dam Road,
- Naval Farms (4, 5 & 8 Kanals), Simly Dam Road,
- all phases of Ghauri town,
- Kuri Road
The Regional Director Planning Arshad Chohan, on contact said that the top management has given a signal to go ahead with the operation against all the unlawful housing scheme, but, in the initial phase the operation has been introduced against the ones which have never applied to the authority for the NOC or regularizations.
He also said that they were conducting the operations against the illegal housing scheme but it has been stopped owing to coronavirus. He further mentioned that the operations has been resumed as the illegal housing societies have begun their activities again.