RDA Reviews Urban Boundaries in Rawalpindi
A meeting was held in the Tehsil Hall, Gujar Khan to discuss the implementation of the Rawalpindi Development Authority’s (RDA) proposed new urban boundaries in accordance with the Peri-Urban Structure Plan and Side Development Zone.
Rawalpindi’s Urban Boundaries
The public was given the opportunity to share their feedback and recommendations related to the Tehsil Gujar Khan Peri-Urban proposal with the Director of Metropolitan Planning RDA and AC Gujar Khan offices within a week’s time.
The Peri-Urban structure plan for Rawalpindi, Gujar Khan, Kallar Syedan, Taxila, and Kahuta tehsils has been completed and uploaded on RDA website for public access in the spirit of transparency.
Peri-Urban Structure Plan
Assistant Commissioner (AC) Gujar Khan, Director Metropolitan Planning and Traffic Engineering (MP&TE) RDA, Muhammad Tahir Meo, Director Land RDA, Ghazanfar Ali Awan, Deputy Director of Agriculture Department, and representatives of Mott MacDonald Pakistan attended the meeting. The consultant from Mott MacDonald Pakistan presented a comprehensive report on the proposed Peri-Urban Structure Plan, highlighting the new urban boundaries and restrictions
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