Briefing given on DCK uplift statusMay 20, 2013
Karachi: A group of real estate agents and various stakeholders visited DHA City Karachi (DCK) astride Super Highway and spent a busy day there. They were taken around the area and shown the ongoing development activities at the project site which were in full swing.
Project Director DCK, Brig Muhammad Rafique briefed the visitors about the details of the ongoing development works at DCK site. He said that the development projects initiated under the Immediate Action Plan were near completion while the infrastructure development work including major road works have been initiated in different sectors to make DCK a liveable entity by 2015-16.
PD DCK said that renowned contractors including FWO and NLC were executing the development projects with professional exuberance at an accelerated pace to develop the area as per the stipulated schedule of the development strategy.
Project Consultant, Engineer Atif Osmani said that projects under the Immediate Action Plan which were being completed speedily which include building works like Visitors’ Centre, DCK Directorate Office, Central Facility Building, Staff Accommodation and DCK Entrance Gate etc. The infrastructure works at Campsite was also being initiated shortly.
He elaborated that the projects under the Short Term Development Plan being undertaken in different sectors include sector development works including road works, water supply networks, sewerage networks, ICT/gas works, major housing works and landscaping etc. He said that Health Care City, Education City, Theme Park and Downtown District have also been planned to provide high quality living to residents.
PD DCK said that prompt payment of instalments being made by the plot owners signified their trust and confidence in the efficacy of DCK project. He was hopeful that with the support and co-operation of plot owners and various stake holders DHA would be in a position to review DCK development strategy by increasing the pace of work at the site and by completing the development of all the sectors of DCK ahead of the given time.