ISLAMABAD (APP) - The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has awarded No Objection Certificate (NOC) to the Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF) for construction of apartments in Sector G-13. Sources in FGEHF said the organisation plans to construct about 1,600 apartments, a pressing requirement to provide housing to the low-income government employees. According to the Foundation officials, M/s MAKDV will construct planned G-13 apartments as well as another 2,544 apartments along the Murree Expressway. Under another scheme, the Foundation would allot about 2,500 plots to federal government employees in Bhara Kahu area, in the suburbs of the Capital. An agreement has already been signed with M/s Green Tree (pvt) Ltd for development of an area of 3,000 kanals in Bhara Kahu for the allotment of plots. For the apartments along Murree Expressway, approval has been sought from the district administration, Rawalpindi. The schemes would benefit the federal government employees who were registered under the Ministrys drive initiated in August this year. Officials said that the schemes represented a first comprehensive imitative by the Ministry to build housing units in various parts of the Capital, where shortage of accommodation is a serious problem. To a question about the delay in construction of planned apartments for general public in sector G-14, the sources said a survey had been completed and 2,000 Kanals of land secured in G-14/3 area. He said that apartments would be built in sector G-14 on a total area of 4,816 kanals and the remaining land would be acquired. About suspension of work on construction of flats in G-11 for which allottees have already made payments, the sources said the process was started in 2005 but a huge earthquake then upset the entire process. According to the sources following the natural calamity it was decided to revise the G-11 plan with a view to building quae-resistant units. However till now the revision had not been completed.