Lahore Updates metro orange train

Latest Developments News Lahore Orange Line Metro Train project, urging the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) to deposit over Rs13.17 billion with the government treasury under head of “Revenue Deposit 3500/3501”.

LAHORE: The District Price Assessment Committee (DPAC) has almost worked out the total cost of private residential and commercial land/property to be acquired for the Lahore Orange Line Metro Train project, urging the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) to deposit over Rs13.17 billion with the government treasury under head of “Revenue Deposit 3500/3501”.

The acquisition of the land under section 4 of the Land Acquisition Act 1894 is based on per marla cost in several urban mauzas/localities as assessed by the DPAC in the light of the district collector and market rates and location of the property. However, senior officials say those whose property is being acquired as per the rates assessed by the DPAC can be challenged through submitting applications with relevant record and evidence in the offices of district or additional district collectors of revenue.

“If anyone sees any problem with the per marla cost/assessment of his/her property, he/she can challenge this by submitting applications before the quarters concerned in the city district government,” Lahore Commissioner Abdullah Khan Sumbal told Dawn on Tuesday.

According to a document, the DPAC in its recent meeting assessed per marla cost of the residential and commercial property, situated near the stations or locality of Dera Gujran and Islam Park, Salamatpura, Mahmood Booti, Shalamar Gardens, Baghbanpura, UET, Sultanpura, Railway Station, Lahore Hotel, Lakshmi, Hall Road, Anarkali as Rs1.05 million, 1.25 million, 2 million, 2.5 million, 2.25 million, 1.5 million, 2.5 million, 2.6 million, 2.7 million and 3 million. The aforementioned areas/localities fall in the mauzas of Handoo Gujjran, Madsodanpura, Devipura, Baghbanpura, Achantgarh, Naulakha, Qila Gujjar Singh and Lahore Khas.

The property being acquired in the areas of Chauburji, between Chuburji and LOS, Gulshan-i-Ravi, Samanabad, after Samanabad, Yateem Khana, between Yateem Khana and Scheme Morr, Shahnoor, Sabzazaar, between Sabzazaar and Awan Town, Awan Town, Wahdat Road, Mansoora, Hanjarwal,