Category: Rawalpindi

Ban on LPG decanting in urban areas

Ban on LPG decanting in urban areas

A ban has been placed on decanting cylinders of Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) in urban areas, news by Pak Villas. This ban has been implemented by the Civil Defence Department. It covers all licensed and unlicensed gas filling shops and agencies. A letter was sent to the administrative bodies of various civic bodies directing the removal […]

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Crackdown on buildings with no fire safety measures

Crackdown on buildings with no fire safety measures

The Punjab Home Department has issued orders for launching a crackdown against buildings without proper fire safety measures, a news by Pak Villas. The Civil Defence Department has been asked to carry out the said operation. The buildings to be targeted will include high rises and small industrial units. Orders require to seal the buildings […]

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E&TDepartment has issued arrest warrants for property tax defaulters

E&TDepartment has issued arrest warrants for property tax defaulters

The Excise and Taxation (E&T) Department has issued arrest warrants for property tax defaulters – a news by Pak Villas.The department previously released a list of 300 tax defaulters whose dues exceeded PKR 100,000. So far, the E&T officials have issued arrest warrants for 80 property tax defaulters. The department earlier announced its decision during a […]

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Leh Expressway to be constructed on BOT basis

Leh Expressway to be constructed on BOT basis

The Punjab government will start its Leh Expressway project on a build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis by the end of the current fiscal year, a news source reported. The Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed said that the project will be conducted under this arrangement because of a lack of funds. A toll tax will be imposed on […]

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CCB to have its own bye-laws in the coming week

CCB to have its own bye-laws in the coming week

The Chaklala Cantonment Board (CCB) has sought suggestions from elected members for devising the body’s bye-laws a news by Pak Villas. A senior CCB official said that the board will adopt new bye-laws in the coming week. The board, which was made a separate entity in 2003, still follows the regulatory framework set by the […]

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Details of luxury tax on properties to be scrutinised

Details of luxury tax on properties to be scrutinised

Director General (DG) Excise Punjab has demanded complete details of luxury taxes on properties around the province including in Rawalpindi, news by Pak Villas.The directors have been instructed to reassess and prepare pro forms on luxury taxes within three days. These will then be dispatched to the DG’s office for scrutiny. The provincial government has […]

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FGEHF issues notice to allottees of F-14/15

FGEHF issues notice to allottees of F-14/15

The Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF) has issued a notice to its members allotted plots through consent letters in sectors F-14 and 15. These members have been directed to submit their first and second down payments, along with confirmations of service, by February 1, 2019. The notice has also informed members that the particulars […]

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Government mulls extending Leh Expressway by 8km

Government mulls extending Leh Expressway by 8 km

The government has decided to stretch the proposed Leh Expressway by eight kilometers, apart from introducing some changes in its infrastructure to include a commercial area, flood channel and a sewerage drain. The estimated cost of the project has also now increased to Rs79.517 billion. To be built on public-private partnership, the Rawalpindi Development Authority […]

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RCB to grant time extension for acquisition of building plans

RCB to grant time extension for acquisition of building plans

Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) is looking to grant a two-to-three year grace period for registering houses built without building plans in the cantonment area, a news source report. This extension will allow property owners to submit their building plans on time to the authority. The houses will be allotted their respective CB numbers after their […]

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