Islamabad: National Coordination Committee on Housing Construction and Development held its 114th meeting in Islamabad today.
The meeting was convened by Chairman Naya Pakistan Housing and Development Authority (NAPHDA), Lieutenant General Anwar Ali Hyder (Retd), HI(M) and attended by officials from the Ministries of Housing and Works, Planning, Development & Special Initiative, Finance, Law and Justice, Survey of Pakistan, Chief Secretary’s offices Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, AJ&K, GB, FBR, CDA, and Deputy Chairman NAPHDA, Major General Amer Aslam Khan (Retd), HI(M), T. Bt, and others.
The Committee reviewed the progress on different housing and construction initiatives in all the provinces. Update on digitization of Cadastral Record of Lahore and all State lands was given by Surveyor General of Pakistan. Matters relating to project approval, master planning and land/construction came under discussion. Progress on operationalization of One Window Digital Portal along with back-end automation and automated tracking system was deliberated.
Follow up action/ corrective measures taken by Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) after completion of digitization of Cadastral Record of Islamabad were presented and it was briefed that 334 Acre land has been retrieved due to digitization.
National Coordination Committee on Housing, Construction and Development has been constituted by Prime Minister Imran Khan to coordinate and facilitate the government's policy to promote construction and development related activities, especially affordable housing projects for the low-income segment of the society, as envisaged in the Naya Pakistan Housing Program.