Projects Update

1. PHASE-III SECTOR (G-13)

Description

The Housing Scheme Phase-III of the Housing Foundation was launched in 1996 in sector G-13, G-14/4 Islamabad. The sector was acquired through Land Acquisition Collector (LAC) under LAC act 1894. Initial development was awarded by CDA to FWO. As per PC-I approved at that time, the maintenance work of the said sector was to be carried out by CDA. Later on, in March 2015, in compliance of Wafaqi Mohtasib findings, all Infrastructure development work and maintenance work is being carried out by the HF. Total No.of plots are 7446.

Current Status / Progress / Development / Update

FGE Housing Foundation undertook Rehabilitation & Infrastructure Development works of Sector G-13, Islamabad in 2016. Almost 90% of the said works has been completed and street light’s works is in progress which is expected to complete within next few months.

2. PHASE-IV SECTOR (G-14/1,2,3,4)

Description

The housing Scheme Phase-IV was launched in 2004 in sector G-14/1,2,3 Islamabad. The development work of sub Sector G-14/1,2,3 was awarded in 2012. In sector G-14/1 Survey of BUPs in going on and shall be completed in near future. Total No. of Apartments are 5486.

Current Status / Progress / Development / Update

Rehabilitation & Infrastructure Development works of Sector G-14/4, Islamabad have also been awarded and works are in progress with full swing. FGE Housing Foundation is trying its best to complete the said works in 2020.

In Sector G-14/1, the survey of BUPs is going on. However, in some areas of Sub-Sector G-14/1, access in not being granted to survey teams by the local residents of the area. Hence, the assessment of BUPs has been completed through GIS technology. After payment to the affecttees, the area will be got vacated. As the Sub-Sector G-14/1 is densely occupied, therefore, considerable time period is required for vacation and subsequent development.

However, tender for consultant for designing / estimation / execution has been called. After that tenders may be called for development work of G-14/1. For the above reasons, the allottees of G-14/1 could not be given possession.

The development work of Sub-Sector G-14/2 & 3 was awarded to M/s NCL in 2012. 60% development work of roads completed.
Electricity lines have been laid by IESCO and Sub-Sector G-14/3 has been energized. The issue of BUP,s in G-14/2 & G-14/3 will be resolved soon. Further, action against illegal structures and encroachment also started with District Administration Islamabad.
Sector Wise details, provisionally handed over plots to the respective allottees of G-14/2&3, Islamabad; 60% development work of roads completed.

Electricity lines have been laid by IESCO and Sub-Sector G-14/3 has been energized. The issue of BUP,s in G-14/2 & G-14/3 will be resolved soon. Further, action against illegal structures and encroachment also started with District Administration Islamabad.
Sector Wise details, provisionally handed over plots to the respective allottees of G-14/2&3, Islamabad.

CatG-14/2G-14/3
I268
II67148
III84
IV64
V49
Total264416

Total: 264+416=680 (Provisionally handed over plots)

About twenty allottees have been taken final possession letters and three numbers of allottees have applied for issuance of NOC for approval of building plans. Only one allottee has started construction of house in Sector G-14/3 till date.

3. PHASE-VI (Bhara Kahu Housing Scheme & namely ‘Green Enclave-I’)

Description

The Membership Drive, Phase-I of the Housing Foundation was started for FG Employees & other in 2009 on the basis of ‘FIRST COMES FIRST SERVE’. The process of issuance of Consent letter was commenced in April, 2015.Total No. of plots are 3268, No. of consent letter issued are 2073 and No. of POL issued are 1984.

Current Status / Progress / Development / Update

The Housing scheme consisting of around 3000 kanals of land in Bara Kahu in Green Enclave-I is clear and in possession of FGEHF. Contract agreement for construction work has been executed and the work is under progress.

4. PHASE-VI (Bhara Kahu Housing Scheme & namely ‘Green Enclave-II’)

Description

Estate Wing compiled membership data and consent letters issued to the members. After withdrawal of acquisition notification of 6911 Kanals by LAC Islamabad, FGEHF signed an agreement for provision of 15000-20000 land with M/s ICSE & Co. M/s ICSE & Co. has not so far mutated the said land in favour of FGEHF. Final Notice for mutation has been issued to M/s ICSE & Co.

Current Status / Progress / Development / Update

The ADC(R) Rawalpindi has informed FGEHF that the land offered by ICSE & Co. also include “shamilat” land which is not further partitioned, therefore, is not fit for a housing scheme. The land provider had challenged the said report in the Lahore High Court, Rawalpindi Bench, Rawalpindi. Since the matter is subjudice in the court, therefore, ICSE & Co. has not been able to transfer/mutate the said land in favour of FGEHF as per the agreement. The issue of the land is expected to be settled shortly.

5. PHASE-VII (F-14/15)

Description

The housing Scheme PHASE VII (F-14/15) of the Housing foundation was commenced in 2015 after getting formal approval from Prime Minister of Pakistan on 1st may, 2015. Registered members of Phase-II Membership Drive are eligible for allotment under this scheme on age wise seniority. Consent letters have been issued to members of Cat-I, Cat-II and Cat-III whose cases are matured on age wise seniority. Whereas, the allotees who endorsed their consent and deposited the down payment are being issued Provisional Offer letters of plots are 6772, No. of consent letter issued are 5986 and No. of POL issued are 4797. It is pertinent to mention here that the acquisition of land was challenged in 2015 in Islamabad High Court. The same was decided against the Housing Foundation. An intra court appeal against the said decision was filed in the said Court. This was dismissed. Accordingly, the Housing Foundation has received certified copies of the judgment and filed an appeal CPLA in Supreme Court of Pakistan against the said judgment. The Supreme Court has accepted appeal of Housing Foundation and judgment of Islamabad High Court has been suspended. Now, the matter is still subjudice in the Hon’ble Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Current Status / Progress / Development / Update

The matter regarding acquisition of land of sector F-14/15 is subjudice in Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan. On last date 23-05-2019, Syed Faisal Hussain Naqvi, ASC (Advocate of respondents) has concluded the arguments, further court directed to all Counsels to file additional documents (if any) before next date. The last date of hearing F-14/15 case was on 23rd May, 2019. It was fixed for 10th June, 2019 but later on delisted. Housing Foundation was filled early hearing application on 21st June, 2019, on which decision is pending.

6. PHASE-VIII (Lifestyle Residency Project )

Description

Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation under auspices of Ministry of Housing and Works has initiated a pilot project of high rise apartment scheme for Federal Government employees and other specified groups on land owned by FGEHF in sector G-13 /1&4 , Islamabad. Total plot size of project is 15.37 acres, in which 10.10 acres is located at G-13/1 and remaining 5.27 acres is located in G-13/4. FGEHF has planned to launch this scheme through Joint Venture of public private partnership for construction of Ground +14 storey high-rise 2962 apartments with Three basement for Federal Government Employees for all categories in which 75% of total apartments are allocated to Federal Government Employees.

Current Status / Progress / Development / Update

The grey structure is 90% complete. The project is expected to be completed by September 2020.

7. PHASE-IX (Thalian Housing Scheme)

Description

The housing scheme PHASE IX (Thalian Housing scheme ) of the Housing Foundation was launched in 2017 through joint venture policy for land banking in collaboration with private sector and was approved by Federal Cabinet. So far, only consent letters have been issued to about 5317 registered members of Phase-II membership drive year 2015-16.Total Number of plots are 9105.

Current Status / Progress / Development / Update

The Land provider did not fulfilled his obligation under the contract agreement of providing 100 ft access to the proposed land. Even after lapse of 29 months the land provider failed to make necessary arrangements and address FGEHF concerns with regard to access road to the scheme. Hence, the land could not be mutated under the absence of access road of required width. Final notice has been issued to Land provider to make necessary arrangements under the agreement. The JV partner has been given a final concessional period to fulfill his obligations under the JV contract otherwise the JV contract shall be reviewed and cancelled at the liability attributable to the JV partner under the contract.

8. PHASE-X (Park Road Housing Scheme)

Description

The housing Scheme PHASE X (Park Road Housing Scheme) of the Housing foundation in village Tamma and Moriyan was initiated in the pursuance to the order of the Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan dated 29-04-2015 and 13-04-2015. The said land was to be acquired on parity basis 50% each for SCBAP & FG Employee. In this regard Land Acquisition Collector (LAC) Islamabad has announced notification under section-II of Land Acquisition act 1984 for acquisition of 8106 kanal of land. Acquisition processes in progress and consent letter, POL to FG Employees & SCBAP members have been issued. Consent letters are issued to all 2345 members.

Presently, a Contempt Petition No 166/2018 titled SCBAP Vs Chief Commissioner is under proceeding in the Supreme Court and Housing Foundation is also party in the said contempt which has been clubbed with the case of Sector F-14/F-15. The following cases of Park Road housing scheme were also clubbed by the honorable court with the cases of Sector F-14/F-15.

a. Crl. MA No. 2083/2018 titled Nazir Hussain Chohan & Others Vs LAC.
b. ICA No. 08/2018 titled Mohsin Hayat Vs SCBAP.
c. ICA No. 9/2018 Govt. Officer Cooperative Farming Society Vs SCBAP

Current Status / Progress / Development / Update

The matter regarding acquisition of land of park Road Scheme is subjudice in Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan. On last date 23-05-2019, Syed Faisal Hussain Naqvi, ASC (Advocate of respondent) has concluded the arguments, further court directed to all Counsels to file additional documents, if any before next date. Mr. Rashid A. Rizvi (ASC Bar) states that though he adopts the arguments of Justice Mansoor Ahmad, but he has some more submission to make. The case is clubbed with F-14/15 on the same issue of acquisition. The existing bench has been diluted request for early hearing to Addl Registrar. The last date of hearing F-14/15 case was on 23rd May, 2019. It was fixed for 10th June, 2019 but later on delisted. Housing Foundation was filled early hearing application on 21st June, 2019, on which decision is pending.

9. Housing Projects under Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Description

Expressions of interests were invited through advertisement in daily newspapers dated 12-10-2018 and 12-02-2019 to launch Housing Schemes under the flagship of Naya Pakistan Housing Program.

Current Status / Progress / Development / Update

A total of 187 proposals were received in response to EOI’s. The proposals/schemes are under preliminary stage of sites approval and other requisite formality to formally mature into JV contract and subsequent construction agreements. 7-8 sites finalize at various locations i.e. Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar & Karachi. The process of land verification completed, construction agreement under process is coordination with Consultant Nespak.