CDA, FWO speed up work on low-cost housing projects in Islamabad
ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) and Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) have accelerated work on Naya Pakistan Housing Development Authority’s (NAPHDA) low-cost housing scheme in the federal capital.
A total of 2,400 flats are being built under this project, out of which a total of 400 units have been allotted for the residents of the Katchi Abadis nearby.
While briefing on the progress of the work, it was reported that excavation work had been completed on 26 blocks. A steel cage for columns has been developed for 16 blocks, and the raft has been prepared in two blocks. While 21 blocks of lean have been completed. Furthermore, earthwork for the road is underway.
For the project’s early completion, a complete logistic strategy has been established. It was also revealed that a 1000-strong staff is now deployed, with the number expected to rise to 3000 to 4000 shortly, which will aid in the timely completion of the project and provide job opportunities.
Inside the project, an on-site laboratory has been developed to assess the quality of building materials, which would aid to test the materials used in construction and save time.
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