Engineering Post Report
Pakistan Railways are quite successfully continuing operations for retrieving its land from the illegal occupants/land grabbers across the country.
Railways own 167690 acres of lts land across the country out of which 90326 acres are in Punjab,30428 acres in Sindh, 28228 cres in Balochistan and 9708 acres in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (LPK).
During its various anti-encroachment operations and campaigns from time to time, Railways has been successful in retrieving 961 acres of land worth Rs 23406 million in different parts of the country from illegal occupants, land grabbers of its land.Out of the retrieved Railways land, around 480 acres were in Punjab, 331 acres in Sindh, 139 in KPK and only 24 acres in Balochistan.
Efforts were continuing, according to the Ministry of Railways sources,, to retrieve another about 5180 acres in Sindh, 3287 acres in Punjab, 832 acres in KPK and 687 acres in Balochistan from its encroached land from the illegal occupants.
Pakistan Railways had launched its anti-encroachment operations sometime back on the directions of the apex court, Supreme Court of Pakistan.