He said that FGEHF
has floated number of expression of interest under joint venture policy duly approved by the federal cabinet.
Salaried individuals, including government employees close to retirement have deposited money to book plots in five housing projects launched by the FGEHF
in the last three years, the first of which was opened in 2016.
Resultantly, the federal cabinet reiterated its earlier decision and accorded an approval to the FGEHF
, which operates under the Federal Ministry of Housing and Works, had previously reached an agreement according to which the company had to develop a housing scheme spread over 3,600 Kanals of land.
During the course of proceedings, the counsel for FGEHF
said the laws of Capital Development Authority (CDA) did not imply on the land which had not been acquired.
Reza Ranjha, a resident of G-13/1 said FGEHF
have hired the services of donkey-cart handlers who do not pick up the garbage from every doorstep regularly.
had initiated a project known as 'Barakahu Housing Scheme', namely (Green Enclave)' in 2009 which is still incomplete due to litigation with the contractor.
The Ministry of Housing through FGEHF
has been mandated for planning and construction of 2 million houses under the vision of prime minister of Pakistan for "construction of 5 million affordable/low cost housing", decreed by the Federal Cabinet's "JV Policy for Land Banking in collaboration with private sector", in Islamabad, all provincial capitals and major metropolitan centers across Pakistan.
When asked, the FGEHF
explained that half of the mobilisation advance was paid to the contractor against bank guarantees after mobilisation at thesite for adetailed survey of topography to prepare detailed working drawings and designs.
The Director General, FGEHF
apprised the Committee about the contents of the Summary submitted to the Federal Cabinet in year 2016 and the approval of the Cabinet, criteria for selection/pre-qualification of the companies, the detail of the participating companies and the Company finally selected for the Joint Venture Project.
The Committee was apprised that Enforcement Wing of FGEHF
had initiated action against encroachers and nonconformists in Sector G-13 and G-14 after fulfilling legal formalities.
The committee chaired by Senator Mir Kabeer Ahmed Muhammad Shahi directed FGEHF
to submit phone numbers and addresses of the allottees in next meeting.