ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Housing and Works (MoHW) has submitted a report in the National Assembly on the allotments in Sector G-14 of the federal capital.
According to the report, Sector G-14/1 has the largest number of allottees which will several years to clear Built-up Property (BUPs) dues. The report said that talks are underway with the owners in G-14/2 and 3.
The Ministry of Housing and Works (MoHW) has so far given final possession letters to as many as 54 allottees in Sector G-14/1, 2 and 3. Around eight allottees have applied for issuance of No Objection Certificate (NOC) for approval of building plans in Sector G-14.
Out of eight, only four allottees have started construction of houses on their plots in Sector G-14/3 till date. In March 1995, the government imposed a ban on the construction of new government accommodations for federal government employees and granted them rental ceiling with salarie which was not granted.
The Ministry of Housing and Works has said there is no proposal under consideration to pay rental ceiling to federal government employees. The Federal Government Housing Employees Authority (FGEHA) requires around Rs six to seven billion to clear Built up Property (BUPs) dues in Sector G-14/1, 2 and 3.
The award of BUPs in G-14/1, 2 is yet to be made for which survey of the BUPs is going on, however, Rs1.889 billion has been awarded as compensation for 529 BUPs in G-14/3 by the Land Acquisition Collector (LAC) office ICT in Islamabad.
The amount was transferred to the LAC office ICT which has been accordingly paid to the respective owners of the land. The number of provisionally handed over plots to the respective allottees in sector G-14/2 and 3 was 999.
The development of sector G-14 was stalled in March and April due to the coronavirus pandemic and resumed in May. The fourth phase of the housing scheme was launched in 2004 in sector G-14/1, 2 and 3 Islamabad. The development work of sub-sector G-14/1, 2 and 3 was awarded in 2012.