The Director General (DG), Muhammad Saif Anwar Jappa, has instructed the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) to step up its enforcement of laws against illegal housing projects.
RDA’s Metropolitan Planning and Traffic Engineering (MP&TE) directorate has sent notices to the owners of five private housing schemes that are thought to be unlawful as part of an ongoing investigation.
The five housing developments, according to an RDA representative, are Green Lake City in Dhoke Bhaia Rawat on Chak Beli Khan Road, Safanza New Era in Ralla Gujrain on the same road, Royal Ghar (Apna Ghar) in Mouza Paryal on Chak Beli Khan Road, New Iqra City in Mouza Dheri Jorian in Rawat, and Hoon Farm House on Mouza Adyala Road. The DG has urged citizens not to engage in unauthorised projects and has given the appropriate authorities strict instructions to take action against illegal housing schemes.
Additionally, he has given the Director MP&TE instructions to take action against unauthorised project marketing and unlawful advertising. The DG has mandated that FIRs be filed against anyone who disobeys the guidelines.
The authorities will file FIRs against the aforementioned illegal housing projects, according to the RDA spokesperson. Such projects’ proprietors and backers have been charged with deceiving the public with false advertising. The FIA’s CCW has been asked by the RDA’s Planning Wing to initiate legal action against these behaviours.
The DG has stated categorically that the RDA will continue its current campaign without discrimination against illegal housing projects. Before making any investments, he advised citizens to check the status of housing projects on the RDA’s official website.