Website on bogus housing schemes ordered
LAHORE, April 17 2006: Provincial Minister for Housing and Urban Development Raza Ali Gillani has directed the heads of all Development Authorities to launch a website to keep the people informed about genuine and bogus housing schemes and societies.He also directed to update the website on fortnightly basis to provide latest and complet information to the citizens.
According to an official handout , he presiding over a meeting of Development Authorities of the province here on April 16.Secretary Housing, Ikhlaq Ahmad Tarrar, Director General Punjab Housing and Town Planning Agency, Shehzad Jamil and Director General of Development Authorities of the province were also present on this occasion.
Heads of the various Development Authorities presented their performance report to the minister regarding their last meeting. Gillani directed that all Development Authorities should keep a vigilant eye on the advertisements in order to check illegal and unauthorized housing schemes.
He also directed that strict action should be taken against fake housing societies under the existing law and people should also be informed about the bogus housing societies with help of print media and advertisements. He directed heads of Development Authorities to submit heir proposals for setting up new housing schemes in their respective areas.
Source: The Nation