Tag: Rawalpindi

RDA is planning to install rain harvesting wells

RDA is planning to install rain harvesting wells

The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) is planning to install rain harvesting wells in mosques and homes to tackle the issue of water shortage. According to RDA Chairman Arif Abbasi, two rain harvesting wells will be set up at the offices of the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA), as well as in a small mosque in […]

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Water hydrants compulsory for housing societies

Water hydrants compulsory for housing societies

The government has made it compulsory for all public and private housing societies to have water hydrants installed on their main roads, a news source reported by Pak Villas. It is also now mandatory for high-rise buildings to have modern firefighting equipment located on their premises. Owners of high-rise buildings that do not have firefighting […]

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Cabinet decides to sell off property of federal ministries

Cabinet decides to sell off property of federal ministries

The federal cabinet decided to sell off property and assets of different federal ministries and allied departments worth trillions of rupees with a view to generating revenue to support the country’s crippling economy. Interestingly, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leader Jehangir Tareen, who was disqualified for being ‘dishonest’ by the Supreme Court in a case in December 2017, […]

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Central Development Working Party Approved four uplift projects

Central Development Working Party Approved four uplift projects

The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) approved four uplift projects worth over PKR 806 million, a news source reported. The civic body additionally referred two projects worth PKR 7.4 billion to the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further approval. The projects presented for approval included those in relation to health, housing […]

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government has decided a youth business soft loans

Government has Decided a Youth Business Soft Loans

The government has decided to launch a youth business scheme initiative to provide soft loans to the youth – a news source Pak Villas. This proposed initiative aims to empower youth so that they can earn their livelihood with respect and dignity. It will be launched under the government’s ‘Kamyab Jawan Programme’ initiative. The Youth […]

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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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Offices of illegal housing societies demolished

Offices of illegal housing societies demolished

The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) razed several offices of illegal housing societies in the city , a news source reported. These offices were located along Chakri Road. The demolition follows RDA’s plan to initiate the operation against illegal housing societies marketing in the city. The civic body had previously announced to begin the operation from […]

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Real estate companies get exemption from SECP

Real estate companies get exemption from SECP

The Securities and Exchange Policy Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has agreed to withdraw the condition of obtaining SECP permission before a public announcement of projects by real estate companies, news by pak villas. This was a proposal given by the Pakistan Business Council (PBC). SECP will also propose the […]

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Federal Government banned ownership of plots/vehicles under open letter

Federal Government banned ownership of plots/vehicles under open letter

The federal government has banned the ownership of plots and vehicles under the open transfer letter mechanism – a news by Pak Villas. The finance ministry has directed housing societies and provincial transport authorities to cancel any registrations made under the said arrangement. A summary of this effect has been forwarded to the provincial governments […]

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