Railway parliamentary secretary Kiran Imran Dal told parliament on Thursday that 952.13 acres of railway land worth Rs 19.603 crore had been reclaimed in the past five years in various counter-intervention operations.
During the questioning session, she said about 475.21 acres in Punjab, 132.49 acres in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 325.93 acres in Sindh and 18.7 acres in Balochistan have been reclaimed by Pakistan Railways. The parliamentary secretary said about 3,287 in Punjab, 832 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 5,180 in Sindh and 687 acres in Baluchistan have been creep.
She said by order of Supreme Court of Pakistan in Suo Moto case No. 11/2111, anti-encroachment activities to reclamation of encroached railway land across the railway network have been initiated and a sequence common procedures were performed. issued to all department supervisors. railway land recovery due to encroachment. She added that an anti-tamper schedule on a three-month basis has been prepared and sent to all concerned according to the General Procedures.