Pilot project of low cost houses to start in villages: CM
Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said that low-cost houses would be constructed in different districts of the province under Prime Minister’s Naya Pakistan Housing Programme.
It was a revolutionary project of the PTI government and keeping in view its importance, the Prime Minister’s Naya Pakistan Housing Program would be moved forward speedily.
He said that six sub-committees had been constituted under Punjab Housing Task Force. The pilot project of low-cost houses will start in villages and its scope would be gradually extended to the 36 districts.
He said that construction of houses would be started under Prime Minister’s Naya Pakistan Housing Programme in other districts after Renala Khurd, Chishtian and Lodhran.
The chief minister directed to forward the case to the cabinet committee on finance and development and added that approval of by-laws would soon be taken from the cabinet.
He said that the capacity of Punjab Housing and Town Planning Agency would be enhanced.
Usman Buzdar said that Naya Pakistan Housing Programme would create ample opportunities for employment and the dream of providing shelter to the low-income families would also be fulfilled.
The general secretary Punjab Housing Taskforce gave a briefing about progress on Naya Pakistan Housing Programme.
Provincial Minister Mian Mehmood ur Rasheed, Secretary Housing, Vice Chairman LDA, DG Punjab Housing and Town Planning Agency and others attended the meeting.