thenews.com.pk 21 Sep, 2020 03:15 am

‘Railways retrieves 383 acres land worth Rs30 bn in two years’

‘Railways retrieves 383 acres land worth Rs30 bn in two years’
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has retrieved around 383 acres precious land worth more than Rs30 billion under its anti-encroachment operation across the country during last two years.“The...

Top Story September 21, 2020 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has retrieved around 383 acres precious land worth more than Rs30 billion under its anti-encroachment operation across the country during last two years.The official said Pakistan Railways owns 167,690 acres of land across the country, of which, 90,326-acre is in Punjab, 39,428-acre in Sindh, 28,228-acre in Balochistan and 9,708-acre in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.He said the Geographic Information System (GIS) survey had also been conducted under a project regarding computerisation of railway land records, in which all the encroachments and leases had been recorded in the Pakistan Railways Land Management Information System (PRLMS) software.He said Royal Palm Golf and Country Club case had decided in favour of Pakistan Railways by the Supreme Court and bids have been called for transparent outsourcing of the club management.

The official said under the Prime Minister’s Clean and Green Pakistan Campaign, Pakistan Railways have planted 500,000 saplings in last two years.He said Pakistan Railways had renovated and up-graded Lahore, Hasan Abdal and Nankana Sahib Railway Stations.

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