On October 3, news sources said that Muhammad Saif Anwar Jappa, the director general of the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA), had told officials to start putting an end to any illegal building or housing scheme in the city.
He told RDA employees to look for any building that was built on public land without permission and to take it down. He said that it is the job of the area officer to report and stop any illegal building work, and that if they don’t, they will be held legally responsible. He also went to many buildings being built around the city, looked over the legal paperwork, and gave orders. Later, DG Jappa checked out a building along the Leh Expressway and told the owner to tear down an illegal multi-story building project. He told the people not to put their hard-earned money into illegal building schemes and projects.
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It’s important to know that the RDA has taken action against illegal housing groups in its area. Several operations have been set up to stop different housing plans that haven’t been approved yet. To protect people from scams, the government has made an online portal where people can check if housing plans are real.