Mega projects boost Pindi’s commercial activities. Because of incentives provided by the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) under the ease of doing business policy, business operations in the construction industry have increased. It increases by Rs71 billion in the last three years, according to the RDA.
Tariq Mahmood Murtaza, the chairman of the RDA, speaks that the civic agency was now working on the Ammar Chowk project. According to his prediction it completes by December 31. He stated that construction work on a flyover at Kachehri Chowk will begin in January 2022. After which development work on the Defence Chowk project will commence in earnest. Pindi’s mega projects stimulate economic activity.
He stated that he decided to begin these three projects one after the other to maintain traffic flow on the highways.
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His statement indicated that a proposal for the execution of the Leh Expressway project. It is on review on a priority basis.
He stated that the RDA was assisting businesses and that so far in the current fiscal year. Rs51 billion in commercial activity has been recorded, as compared to Rs12.5 billion in business activity in 2019-20, according to him. His company is now working on a proposal to construct three-story structures on 1-Kanal lots for 476-Kanal of land. He states that the RDA would be launching its housing program soon.
He also stated that the RDA currently has 171 employees to run the civic affairs. Because recruitment for vacant positions are prohibited. According to the RDA chairman, the city consultant will complete the study and submit a report by September 30. To develop model cities in the slum areas that exist in the city’s 26 union councils. Pindi’s megaprojects energise the local economy.
“We have scanned and stored copies of all of our files dating back to 1989 in a computer database. If a citizen shows up with a previous criminal record, RDA employees do not need to prolong the task.
“Everything related to the RDA conducts entirely electronically within one month. “A one-window operation establishes for the benefit of citizens, with the approval of the house map taking one month. The approval of the commercial map 45 days, and the approval of the housing society map 65 days,” he continued. Pindi’s mega projects bolster economic activity.
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