LDA to introduce e-bidding system


In order to ensure transparency in public auctions of plots, the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has decided to start an e-bidding system.

In this respect, a high-level meeting was conducted on Monday under the headship of LDA Director General, Chaudhry Muhammad Ali Randhawa. The meeting reviewed the process for introducing the “e-bidding” system for the public auction of plots.

During the meeting, the transfer of properties of foreign Pakistanis was also discussed whereas the initiation of the online portal facility for other matters was also reviewed.

Talking at the meeting, LDA DG Chaudhary Muhammad Ali Randhawa stated that the online portal would help to protect the properties of Foreign Pakistanis and eradicate counterfeiting. He added that these progressive steps of LDA would encourage transparency.

The meeting was also attended by Director Administration Imran Ali, Director Computer Services Abdul Basit Qamar, Director (DG Headquarters) Akbar Nakai, and other relevant officers.

Last week, LDA opened the Shahkam Chowk Flyover to ease the drivers over the holiday. The two-lane Rs4.233 billion flyover project provides the link between New Defence Road, Kahna/Ferozepur Road, and Multan Road at Mohlanwal, along with many housing developments, villages, and minor settlements.

Moreover, the flyover had been started to assist traffic flow during the Eid holidays. Though, the final work of the project is still left and will continue 30 days after the opening of the flyover. This also comprises beautification, moving electrical poles, and traffic line markings on the flyover.   

LDA Chief Engineer (II) Mazhar Hussain Khan, at a media briefing, stated that the project was completed on time, which is a great relief for the people of Multan Road, Defence Road, and Bahria Town. He added that, besides improving traffic flow, the project will help increase the area’s environmental condition.

He also told the media regarding the Saggian Road Rehabilitation Project worth Rs4.3 billion and the Sheranwala Gate Project costing Rs 5 billion.