New traffic management plan for Pindi approved – 06 May 2023

The governing body approved the agenda item regarding the Nullah Leh Expressway project

The Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has approved a new traffic management plan for Rawalpindi.

The approval was given at the 62nd meeting of the RDA governing body chaired by Commissioner Rawalpindi Division Liaqat Ali Chatha. RDA officials gave detailed presentations on their agenda items.

Regarding the traffic management plan and study for Rawalpindi city, RDA Chief Engineer Dr Habibul Huq Randhawa told the meeting that the population and traffic problems in Rawalpindi were increasing rapidly. He said that the city’s traffic plan was 20 years old. He said that comprehensive traffic management was needed to solve the problem and a consultant should be hired for this purpose. The RDA governing body approved the agenda for a new traffic plan.

The meeting approved the regularisation of expenditure on account of the construction of shops in place of land utilised for the project owned by Al-Meezan Foundation in a private colony and the non-mutation of land in the name of RDA for dualisation of the road from Tipu Road to Airport Road (Sarwar Road), Rawalpindi.

The governing body approved the agenda item regarding the Nullah Leh Expressway project. The chief engineer said that a feasibility study and a detailed design for the separation of strong water and sewage were important for the management of rainwater and city sewage that flows into the Nullah Leh. He said that for this purpose, there was a need to hire a consultant. The governing body approved the fixation of price and adjusting security amount of cars and motorcycles for parking in the RDA plaza.

The governing body also approved the agenda items regarding the Eid allowance for the contractual employees and risk allowance for RDA employees deployed in the enforcement squad.

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