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PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mehmood Khan has approved in principle the allocation of six more areas of the provincial capital under the jurisdiction of the Peshawar Development Authority (PDA).
The chief minister presided over the fifth PDA board meeting here, an official handout said. It said the matter would be taken up with the provincial government for final approval and as a result, these areas would be notified as PDA authority areas.
The new areas proposed to inform the Authority Area include Kohat Road up to Peshawar city limits, Nasir Bagh Road starting from Jamrud Road, Khyber Road to Warsak Road to Northern Bypass, Charsadda Road starting from Bek Khan Chowk to 7.5 km. And all areas are covered. Reported for Gandhara City.
Provincial Ministers Timur Saleem Jhagra and Akbar Ayub, other board members and senior PDA members attended the meeting. Various issues related to development activities and management of PDA were discussed and several important decisions were taken.
The meeting was informed that the areas currently under PDA’s duty include Hayatabad, Regi Model Town, GT Road, Ring Road and Motorway Confluence up to Motorway Plaza. The meeting decided in principle to increase the duty area of PDA and submit the matter to the provincial cabinet for approval.
The meeting was informed that PDA was working on several flagship development projects in Peshawar including Gandhara City, New General Bus Stand, North Section of Ring Road, Detour Road. The Board approved the Authority’s Revised Estate Management Rate and Fee Structure, as well as the Auction Regulation 2021.
Similarly, the Board aims to improve the environment and civic aesthetics of Peshawar through corporate social responsibility for which some interventions have been agreed upon and the involvement of private companies and firms by issuing a memorandum of understanding for the participation of private speakers and companies. Approved the proposed terms and conditions for
In addition, the forum approved a proposed plan to improve the solid waste management system in Hayatabad, and approved the acquisition of 200 kanals of land adjacent to Hayatabad for a public cemetery.
The Chief Minister directed the top brass of PDA to take necessary steps to ensure timely completion of all development projects under the authority so that the people could benefit from these projects. He directed the concerned authorities to complete the Hayatabad beauty scheme by June this year.