M-9 Motorway project: revenue officers directed to conduct survey
The Divisional Commissioner Hyderabad Jamal Mustafa Syed has directed the revenue officers concerned to conduct survey and to ascertain present status of land required for execution of 6 lanes M-9 Motorway project as per its revised design with the consultation of executing organisation and to report him within 15-days.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2013
He directed that after the survey, land coming within specification be notified for the project and concrete efforts be taken to transfer its title to the project management within shortest possible time. This he directed while presiding over a meeting regarding transfer of land required for execution of 6-lines M-9 Motorway project from Karachi to Hyderabad at his camp office today.
Addressing the meeting, the Divisional Commissioner Hyderabad said that government was taking keen interest to get this project completed within stipulated period of 24-monhs as such close co-ordination among the officers concerned and all stakeholders is essentially needed.
Responding the allocation of land required for execution of project, the Divisional Commissioner Hyderabad said that three categories of land is required to be utilised in the project. He said that the land which was already leased out to other party would be acquired under section 4, whereas state land is required to be transfer from one government entity to other. Besides, the third category of land was under the illegal encroachment of land grabbers and same would be got vacated with force.
He said that owners of all the hotels, restaurants, petrol pumps/CNG stations within the specification of project have already been noticed for vacating their space after issuance of right of way (ROW) to them and all are ready to follow the orders, he added.
The Divisional Commissioner Hyderabad directed the Deputy Commissioner concerned to prepare roadmap for getting land allocated to the NHW either by negotiating to owner organisations, acquiring and vacating it from the possession of land grabbers. He also directed them to nominate their focal person and assigned them to complete this task within shortest possible time. While talking about the features of the project, the Divisional Commissioner Hyderabad said that as per PC-I Rs 13.5 billion has been estimated for construction 6 line M-9 136 KM Motorway from Suhrab Goth Karachi to Hyderabad to facilitate commuters.