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CDA Board Approves Land Lease for GIK Institute Campus in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) Board has given its approval for the lease of land to the Ghulam Ishaq Khan (GIK) Institute of Engineering, Sciences, and Technology for the establishment of its campus in Islamabad.

The proposal, put forth by Member (P&D), underwent deliberation, resulting in the approval to allocate land measuring 645’x680’ (equivalent to approximately 80 Kanals or 10 Acres). This designated land is situated adjacent to the site allocated for SUPARCO on Plot Nos. 22, 23, & 24 (partial) in Kuri Agro Farming Scheme (Concept Plan), Zone-4, Islamabad.

The allocation of land to GIKI is contingent upon several conditions. Firstly, the Planning Wing of CDA will integrate the subject land into the layout plan. Secondly, the Estate Wing of CDA will handle the disposal of the land per established regulations and procedures, adhering to all codal formalities as per provisions of ILDR2005/ Policy of CDA.

Thirdly, the Building Control Wing of CDA will approve the Building Plans as per regulatory guidelines. Fourthly, the Finance Wing of CDA will determine the cost of the land before issuing the allotment letter.

Moreover, GIKI is mandated to secure a Federal Charter for establishing their campus in Islamabad Capital Territory and obtain approval from the Higher Education Commission (HEC) for the campus establishment. Additionally, approval from the Federal Cabinet for the campus establishment under the provisions of ILDR, 2005, is required.

The Board has further decided to rationalize the allocation of land for university plots up to 10 Acres in the future.

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