Islamabad: According to press reports, key officials from the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and the Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) visited the construction site of a low-cost housing project in Alipur Farash.
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The location was visited by CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed and FWO Director General Engineer Kamal Azfar to assess the progress and quality of the work. The mentioned low-cost housing project is a joint venture between the Naya Pakistan Housing & Development Authority (NPHDA) and the Capital Development Authority (CDA), with the goal of constructing 2,400 units in the federal capital city. According to the plan, 400 of these units will be reserved for Katchi Abadi residents, with the other units available to the general public.
According to the briefing, construction work is now being carried out by 1,000 people, with that number projected to increase to 3,000 to 4,000 in the coming months in order to speed up the project’s pace and ensure that it is completed on time. The following updates were also shared on the website:
- A total of 26 blocks have been excavated
- The raft has been built in two sections
- For 16 blocks, a steel cage for columns has been created
- Lean has been implemented in 21 blocks
- More than 60% of the site’s soil preparation for road development has been completed
- An on-site quality testing laboratory to save time and monitor building quality has been established