ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has retrieved land price Rs 4725.796 million from the unlawful occupants over the last one 12 months in operation towards the land grabbers throughout the nation.
“The encroachment operation is launched with the help of railway police and district administration of the provincial authorities,” an official within the Ministry of Railways stated. He stated Pakistan Railways has retrieved over 502 acres treasured land price billion of rupees from unlawful occupants below its anti-encroachment operation throughout the nation in the course of the current authorities tenure. Giving particulars, the official stated the division retrieved 258 acres land in Punjab, 129 acres from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 97 acres from Sindh and 18 acres from Balochistan. To a query, he stated that greater than 5,000 acres of Railways’ land was below encroachment in Sindh and presently in using totally different people, teams, and even enterprise organisations.
The official stated Pakistan Railways possessed round 45,663 acres of land in its Karachi and Sukkur divisions and as many as 39,759 acres had been in operational use. He stated the federal government was taking a number of steps to retrieve encroached land from the land grabbers together with detailed survey was being carried out to determine the encroached land, occupied by the people and below unlawful occupation of varied authorities departments. The official stated that First Info Studies (FIRs) had been being lodged and instances had been registered and despatched to PR Judicial Magistrates for expeditious trial.
The difficulty concerning unlawful occupation and possession of Railways’s land by authorities departments and establishments has additionally been taken up with the involved departments, he added. He stated it was an ongoing marketing campaign which might proceed until the elimination and regularization of encroachments. The official stated PR owned 167,690 acres of land throughout the nation, of which 90,326-acre was in Punjab, 39,428-acre in Sindh, 28,228-acre in Balochistan, and 9,708-acre in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.