Islamabad: According to news reports, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration formed a joint anti-encroachment committee on Monday (November 01) to combat land encroachment in the federal capital city. The committee will be in charge of detecting encroachment, removing it, and imposing fines for illegal land use within the capital’s borders.
The additional deputy commissioner revenue, additional deputy commissioner (General), and CDA director land and rehabilitation will be the designated and authorised persons to conduct the work under the Government Property (Elimination of Encroachments) Ordinance, 2021, according to the notification.
In this regard, IGP Rao Sardar Ali Khan has asked all competent authorities in all divisions and districts to collect detailed data about the land under police control, including measurements, location, and current use, and upload it to a digital platform.
A reference letter from the Board of Revenue (BOR) on the transfer of land or any other mode of acquisition, as well as a copy of the Fard, would be required from the police. Officials have been instructed to verify the land possession paperwork in this regard.