Lahore Development Authority (LDA) on Saturday approved the construction of two roads in the city at a total cost of Rs 107.76 million. According to details LDA approved the construction of road from Gulshan-e-Ravi to Band Road, along the Cantt drain at a cost of Rs 60 million besides giving a go-ahead for the construction of a new link road from Bhogiwal Road to China Road, Gujjerpura at a cost of Rs 47.76 million. INP
These decisions were taken in the governing body meeting of LDA which was chaired by District Co-ordination Officer (DCO) and LDA Chairman Noor-ul-Amin Mengal.
The meeting decided that the Town Planning Wing of the LDA would exercise building control over existing structures. Furthermore, the LDA would undertake new constructions in 153 declared and transferred katchi abadis of the provincial metropolis.
The meeting allowed WASA to execute project for laying a water supply system including installation of a tubewell and an over-head reservoir at Finance and Trade Centre in Johar Town at a cost of Rs 180 million whereas provision of a sewerage system was also approved at a cost of Rs 71 million.
The meeting also approved, in principal, strengthening of Directorate of Computer Services. However, the demand for new professionals would be rationalised in consultation with Punjab Information Technology Board.