Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa told the meeting with a total of 3, 634 applications (manual and online) received so far, 3, 158 applications (87%) have been approved. With only 9% returned due to various reasons, 4% applications under process of approvals.
The meeting was told that the application received for construction at an area of 10.854 million square feet in Khyber Pakthunkhwa so far would generate economic activities worth Rs 190 billion in the province.
Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa further told the meeting that with 66% increase in receipt of applications from October 15, 2020 till date, approvals 62%, volume of construction area 128%, the expected income generation and employment opportunities had also witnessed 128% increase.
Chief Secretary Sindh told the meeting that a total of 22 construction projects have been approved in the province.
The prime minister directed the chief secretary Sindh to pace up the process of approvals so as to promote construction activities and the resultant economic momentum in the province.
During the meeting, the prime minister was also briefed about the digitization of land record in different provinces by the Survey General of Pakistan.
The meeting was told that the data of state lands in all the 36 districts of Punjab province including the data of masawis (village maps) had been provided to the Survey General of Pakistan.
It was further told that the tax data of 730, 000 properties of Lahore including the properties of Auqaf (trust) had also been provided.