Mega anti-encroachment drive being launched under PRP
PESHAWAR: District administration has decided on Monday to launch an anti-encroachment operation across the district under the Peshawar Revival Plan (PRP).
Chairing a meeting, held here to finalize the drive, Commissioner Peshawar Riaz Khan Mehsud directed for utilizing all resources for the implementation of the Peshawar Revival Plan and directed all departments to establish effective mutual coordination.
The meeting members nominated ADC Peshawar Gul Bano as the Focal Person of the project while Revenue Department was directed to conduct a survey for identification of permanent encroachments and submission of report within a period of one week.
Besides, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Peshawar, Khalid Mahmood and Director General (DG) Peshawar Development Authority (PDA), Ammara Khan, the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Peshawar, Gul Bano and MPA Ayesha Bano, the officers of WSSP, Revenue Department, Traffic Police, Town-1, Town-2 and other administrative departments attended the meeting.
During the meeting, the Divisional Commissioner was given a detailed briefing on steps for the implementation of the project so far. For abolition of permanent encroachments, PDA, district administration and all four towns were directed for conducting anti-encroachment operating on a daily basis.
The anti-encroachment operation would begin from already identified permanent encroachments on Ring Road, Dalazak Road and Warsak Road with immediate effect, the meeting members were informed.
The meeting was told that PDA has already removed its billboard from University Road and decided action against all those billboards installed on houses and affecting the beauty of the city.
They also directed to start operating for the abolition of encroachments from the recently completed slip roads on University Road, besides removal of encroachments around railway track from Cantonment Railway Station to Karkhano Market to realize the dream of operationalisation of Peshawar-Landi Kotal Safari Train.
The meeting also decided to contact NADRA for the shifting of Mega Centre from Tumbowano Mor to some open spot. – APP