Islamabad, January 06, 2017 (PPI-OT):National Assembly Standing Committee on Housing and Works has directed Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF) to ensure water availability and access to the Thalian Joint Venture Partner Housing Project from the Motorway before its formal launch. The Committee also decided to invite Joint Venture Partner of the project, officials from National Highway Authority and F.G.E. Housing Foundation for a comprehensive briefing on the issue. The Committee met under the Chairmanship of Haji Muhammad Akram Ansari, MNA in Islamabad this morning.
Director General (FGEHF) apprised the Committee that feasibility of water availability was carried out by Geo-physics Department of Quaid-i-Azam University which had confirmed ample amount of water was available for the project. He further apprised about the Foundation’s plan for construction of a mini dam for water storage and installation of tube wells that would supply water to the Housing Project. He informed that development work would not be initiated until observations of the Committee had been addressed.
The Committee directed the Housing Foundation to increase quota for widows of deceased Federal Government employees from 1% to 3% keeping in view their hardship. The Committee also directed to expedite the land acquisition and process of verification of the data of the potential members of Housing Scheme in sector F-14 and F-15. The Committee was apprised that lists/data (quota and category wise) of membership drive phase-II had been uploaded on the website of the FGEHF and consent letters have been issued to members in categories 1-3. He said that the development work would be initiated upon acquiring physical possession of the land from the District Administration, Islamabad and would be completed within two years.
The meeting was attended by MNAs; Mr. Rajab Ali Khan Baloch, Rana Zahid Hussain Khan, Mr. Nasir Iqbal Bosal, Ms. Tahira Aurangzeb, Ms. Khalida Mansoor, Ms. Nighat Parveen Mir, Abdul Sattar Bachani, Mr. Imran Zafar Leghari, Mr. Sajid Nawaz Khan, Mr. Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Secretary M/o Housing and Works, Director General, FGEHF and other officers of the concerned departments.
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