OKARA (May 28, 2011) : Certificates of Proprietary (CoP) of 485 five-marla residential plots were distributed among rural homeless people under Jinnah Abadis Scheme (JAS).
On Saturday, under the directions of Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif local administration arranged a simple ceremony at the Zila Council Hall where MPAs Mian Yawar Zaman and Ch Nadeem Abas distributed the certificates. In their addresses, MPAs disclosed that the Punjab govt would also provide funds to the owners of these plots for construction of their houses.
They said the PML-N Punjab government had fulfilled its promise to give homeless people plots. They said the Punjab government would grant proprietary rights to Katchi Abadis dwellers. They said ownerships of residential plots had already been granted to 6,000 tenants of Kulyana State. District Coordination Officer Babar Shafi Ch, Additional Collector Zaheer Abas Malik, Assistant Commissioner Asif Rauf and heads of all the government departments concerned were present.