Anti-encroachment drive of Capital Development Authority (CDA) is on full swing. 94 Anti Encroachment Operations against illegal constructions and encroachments are being conducted all over the city and also received Rs.42, 200/- in account of imposition of fine during the month of June, 2017. All out efforts would be made to restore natural grace of the city. Anti-encroachment drive will remain continue till complete elimination of encroachments from the city.
Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA, Sheikh Anser Aziz chaired a meeting held at CDA Headquarters. The meeting reviewed the progress of Enforcement Directorate for the month of June, 2017. On this occasion, senior officers of Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) and CDA were also present.
While expressing satisfaction over the results of Anti-encroachment drive, Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA Sheikh Anser directed the Director Enforcement to further accelerate the pace of the drive. He further emphasized on coordinated and collaborated efforts for complete eradication encroachments from the city. He asked the business community particularly traders union to join hands with CDA and MCI in anti-encroachment drive.
On this occasion, Director Enforcement informed the meeting that anti-encroachment operations are being conducted all over the city without any discrimination. He said that momentum of the drive has been increased. During the month of June conducted 94 operations, confiscated 1563 items and collected fine amounting to Rs.42,200/-. During the operations, illegal ten (10) rooms, eleven (11) boundary walls, four (04) shops, seven (07) Khokhas / tea stall / chapper hotel, twenty nine (29) building material/scrap depots, six (06) barber set ups, ten (10) additional encroachments and ten (10) fruit and vegetable stalls were demolished and one (01) fruit and vegetable vehicle locked being used for unauthorized / illegal selling of different items. During these operations 1563 encroachment items were also confiscated.
The meeting was informed that joint operation was conducted in E-11 and a closed road was got opened. During the operation 03 persons handed over in secretariat police station due to illegal construction beside a fish point removed and 10 kanal land retrieved, a quarter vacated in G-6, 11 water bore work stopped, occupation of public toilet in G-7/1 retrieved, 15 illegal water connection disconnected, 10 kanal Estate land retrieved, illegal construction work at 07 location has been stopped and shuttering of a plaza removed. The operations were conducted with the collaboration and assistance of ICT Administration, Islamabad Police, and representatives of Traders Union and elected representative including chairman of the respective Union Council. During this operation, chronic encroachments and violations including fabricated sheets partition, sheds, iron grills, polls, chains, cabins containers from the verandas of various plazas, parking areas, footpaths and paths ways of the plazas were removed.
The Mayor of Islamabad and Chairman CDA Sheikh Anser Aziz expressed his satisfaction over the performance of Enforcement Directorate. He directed the enforcement directorate to accelerate the pace of anti-encroachment drive.