RCB's anti-encroachment operations; 252 truckloads goods confiscated.

RAWALPINDI -- Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) on the special directives of Executive Officer Cantonment Board, Rawalpindi launched operations in different Cantt areas and confiscated over 252 truckloads of goods from different markets during last nine months.

According to RCB Spokesman, Qaiser Mehmood, the Board had accelerated its ongoing anti-encroachment drive and conducted 661 anti-encroachment operations besides taking action in accordance with the law against the rules violators. The board also imposed fines amounting to over Rs 3 million on the violators.

He informed that over 250 encroachers were also issued notices and warned of strict action on violation of the rules.

Anti-encroachment teams confiscated the encroachment material from Tench Bhatta, Kamalabad, Peoples Colony, Dhoke Saydian, Misrial Road, Saddar, Bakra Mandi, Chor, and other areas, he said adding that operations were being conducted on a daily basis while permanent and temporary encroachments were being removed.

The spokesman informed that the Public Facilitation Centre of RCB received as many as 8,388 complaints regarding electricity, water supply, sanitation and other problems during last nine months and made all-out efforts to resolve them.

The facilitation centre addressed 6,189 complaints on urgent basis he said and informed the center also issued 6,743 birth certificates and 2,333 death certificates during the period.

He said that the Cantonment Executive Officer Imran Gulzar had issued special instructions to officials of the Public Facilitation Centre to make earnest efforts to facilitate the citizens and address their problems on urgent basis so as to provide better facilities to the residents.

Talking about the food branch's performance he informed that a large number of operations were also conducted and fines amounting to Rs 3.4 million were imposed on food outlets for...

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