Adviser to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam performed the groundbreaking ceremony for Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) in Hazro, Attock.
The Naya Pakistan Housing Programme (NPHP) has entered its implementation phase as project groundbreaking ceremony was held at the Hazro town of Attock on Sunday.
The Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme in the region spreads over 400 kanals of land and comprise of 658 plots that include 90 plots of 10 marla each, 64 plots of 7 marla each, 189 plots of 5 marla each and 400 plots of 3 marla each.
Voting would be held through the ballot for allotting plots to people, merit will also be considered. The colony will have a commercial area with 38 shops, a park, and walking tracks. The project would be completed in December 2021 at the cost of Rs 37.972 million.
Launch of Naya Pakistan Housing program in Attock is the fulfillment of promise made by PTI.
“The project is a step towards fulfilling the commitment made with the public by PTI. Construction of five million houses for low-income segments of society across the country was a difficult task. The government will, however, meet the challenge as necessary legislation is being made to provide loans to people. The government is striving to develop Pakistan as a welfare state and NPHP is a part of that process.” said Malik Amin Aslam while addressing the groundbreaking ceremony.
Moreover, he vowed to help people that there would be the construction of flats from katchi abadis. “Work on a similar project in Attock has also been started. For NPHP, 700 kanals of land has been acquired. Almost 100,000 Sehat Insaf cards have been distributed in Attock so far while 30,000 cards will be distributed to more people in the coming days,”
Besides the plan of the Naya Pakistan Housing scheme in Attock, the government also appointed 7.5 million rupees for the construction of an e-library in Hazro and a state of the art trauma center will also be constructed at Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Hazro, said Qazi Ahmed Akbar PTI Punjab spokesman.
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