Minister directs increase in number of low cost houses
PESHAWAR: Minister for Housing Dr Amjad Ali has directed increase in the number of plots for the low cost houses in Jalozai Housing Scheme and other housing schemes in the province. He issued the directives while presiding over a meeting of the Provincial Housing Authority (PHA) here Thursday. Besides, Director General PHA, other authorities concerned also attended the meeting.
The meeting discussed in detail ongoing projects of the housing sector.
The provincial minister said that besides low income persons, the construction of low cost houses would also be made possible for government employees’ from BPS-10 to BPS-17. Dr Amjad Ali said that as per vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the construction of low cost houses would be made possible for low income persons. He said that the focus of the prime minister was the provision of low cost houses for economically weak persons and for the achievement of the goal the department would have to accelerate its pace of work.
The provincial minister was told that nearly 50% work on Jarma Housing Scheme has been completed that also include the constructions of a community centre, site office and mosque.
Plantation of 10,000 saplings in Jalozai scheme directed
Meanwhile, Dr. Amjad Ali has announced plantation of 10000 saplings in in Jalozai Housing Scheme under Clean and Green Pakistan Campaign.
Under the plantation drive 20,000 plants would be planted collectively in different housing schemes of the province. The provincial minister himself would participate in the plantation drive of Jalozai Housing Scheme while officers and other employees of the department would also participate. – APP