CDA to devolve irrelevant ministries: PM

CDA to devolve irrelevant ministries: PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan directed to devolve Capital Development Authority (CDA) departments. It is ordered to devolve all of the departments to relative federal ministries & divisions.

As per news sources, it is said that CDA work is limited to just look after the master plan of capital. Meanwhile, all other major function are disabled within jurisdiction if CDA. Thus, it is beneficial to devolve the agency for the better working of city. the details of devolution to concerned ministries is shared below

Department Relevant ministries
Hospitals of CDA Ministry of Health
CDA model School Ministry of Education
Sports & Culture Directorate Ministry of Inter provincial Coordination
Zoo & Wildlife Management Ministry of Climate Change
Road directorates, machinery pool division & special projects National Highway Authority
Maintenance of parliament lodges, Aiwan-e-Saddar etc Ministry of Housing & Works.

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The other departments work under Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation (MCI). Institutional Reforms Cell sent a letter to the Federal Secretary Ministry of Interior. It is also said that CDA should no longer acquire the private land for the development of new sectors but continue to complete its stalled sectors i.e. E-12, I-15, I-11, I-14 etc. preferably on public private partnership mode. Also, CDA is refrained from collection of property tax, tolls & user charges as the MCI is now the official regulatory body for this.

News Source: Nation

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