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Islamabad is beautiful. It is a region-wide symbol of progress, innovation and architectural marvel.

Settlement in Islamabad, the new capital after Karachi, began in the 1960s. As the city was newly founded, the growth of the population was slow. Being the seat of the Government of Pakistan, initially government servants and employees of the federal administration settled here. Since then, there has been a steady growth in the population of the city, which has swelled to somewhere in excess of a million inhabitants. The reason: at the moment, the capital city is the fastest growing urban settlement in the country. There is an increased interest in the city from The President and The Prime Minister, as well as a renewed drive from foreign investors to invest in the city. This has caused a growth in the economy, produced employment at all levels and ensured development. Owing to all these factors, Islamabad is now becoming a lively and bustling metropolis, full of vibrancy.| Read more







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Mechanical sweeping to be extended to the different areas of the Federal Capital

Islamabad: March 18, 2015 Mechanical sweeping would be extended to the different areas of the Federal Capital and a comprehensive strategy in line with modern techniques has also been formulated for further improving cleanliness in the city.
Chairman CDA, Maroof Afzal expressed these views while inspecting mechanical sweepers and other machinery being used by Sanitation Directorate of the Authority for its daily based cleanliness operation.

Chairman CDA directed the Sanitation Directorate to up-grade all available machinery after necessary repair, maintenance and refurbishment. He urged the other formations of the Authority to follow the same model and utilize all available resources in the development and beautification of Islamabad. He said that CDA conducts cleanliness operation in the city on daily basis for which the vehicles should be roadworthy and other machinery should be in functional condition. He directed to ensure daily collection and disposal of waste from the different areas of Islamabad so that residents could be provided with clean and health environment.

On this occasion Chairman CDA was apprised that mechanical sweeping has been  initially introduced on the major avenues of the Federal Capital which would be further expanded to sectors G-6, G-7, G-8, G-9, G-10 and I-10 and for this purpose one mechanical sweeper would be provided in each of these sectors. Chairman CDA was informed that in addition to the mechanical sweeping of major avenues, Sanitation Directorate has also launched a pilot project of door to door mechanical collection of house hold waste in sector I-8 and six (06) vehicles which include Suzuki Pickups, Shahzor pickups and mini compactors are being utilized for this purpose. He was further apprised the Chairman CDA that door to door mechanical collection is being also started in sector F-10 and F-7 shortly and this project would be further replicated across the Islamabad.  He was further apprised that this project is not only environment friendly but also helps ensure better cleanliness of the city and the workforce sparing from manual collection system would be deployed for street sweeping and in other areas of Islamabad. Chairman CDA was further informed that in addition to mechanical sweeping of the roads and door to door mechanical collection of household waste, off road skip lifters, compactors and other machinery have also been included in the fleet of Sanitation Directorate after proper repair and maintenance. He apprised that improvement in the collection mechanism is being carried out exploiting the existing resources.

On this occasion Member Administration and Estate, Amer Ali Ahmed said that beautification and cleanliness of the city are among the top priorities of the Authority and for this purpose all possible resources would be utilized. He said that Islamabad would be made a marvelous city and new sweeping techniques would be introduced to beautify the city up to the standards of a Federal Capital. | Read more


Thursday, March 05, 2015
Enforcement Directorate operation against encroachment

Saturday, March 14, 2015
Rehabilitation of the road infrastructure and beautification of the major avenues in the Capital

Thursday, March 12, 2015
CDA Spring Tree Plantation Drive attributed to Martyrs Army Public School (APS), Peshawar

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
CDA to launch “Green Islamabad Campaign 2015”

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Ten (10) free sapling distribution points established at prominent locations
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