ISLAMABAD, JAN 9 (DNA) – Capital Development Authority (CDA) restored 10,000 street lights during the year 2020. 53% lights of capital city have been restored. 100% lights will be functional in the city within the time period of two months.
According to detail, CDA’s work on repairing of street lights is underway in the city. The authority installed 10,000 street lights at various spots in the city including the main roads, link roads, parks, streets, and other public places during the year 2020.
Prior to this, 70% lights in the city were not functional. 53% street lights are currently functional in the city.
The work on restoration of the street lights is continued in the city in 4 shifts. Holidays of the staff of the department of street lights have been canceled. 52% tenders have been given by CDA for the restoration of the street lights in the city. 28 more tenders will be issued on January 20. 100% street lights will be restored in coming 2 months.
CDA is also working on restoration of street lights in parks and green belts. Their tenders will also be opened very soon. CDA is paying much attention on restoration of the street lights.
The authority released funds in this regard few months back. 90% street lights have been restored at Express Highway, Srinagar Highway, Constitutional Avenue, Margala Road, 7th avenue, 9th avenue, Shakarparian park, F-9 park, Kachnar Park, I-8, I-10, G-8, G-7, F-7, F-6, F-8, F-9, F-10, I-10, and I-9. Whereas, the work is continued at sub sectors, markets, link roads, and other places.=DNA