Rawalpindi Development Authority

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Rawalpindi Development Authority
راولپنڈی ڈویلپمنٹ اتھارٹی
FormationMay 1989
Minister For Finance, Government of the Punjab
Parent organization
Government of Punjab

Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) (Urdu: راولپنڈی ڈویلپمنٹ اتھارٹی) is a government sector corporation and authority responsible for providing Municipal and Town Services[1] in Rawalpindi City, a city in the Punjab, Pakistan. RDA was established in May 1989 to improve, enhance and implement the growth plan for Rawalpindi city.


Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) was established in May 1989[1] under the Act of the Development of cities by the Punjab Government. In 1976, an autonomous governing body replaced Rawalpindi Improvement Trust (RIT) with Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA). The Rawalpindi Development Authority started functioning in March 1992.


Rawalpindi Development Authority seeks to be a public-friendly principal planning,[2] development and improvements organization in Rawalpindi city, The aim of the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) is facilitating and enabling provision and continuously improving metropolis-wide development works, facilities, services and incentives of acceptable and Modern World standards for Residential and Commercial outlets in Rawalpindi city.


Rawalpindi Development Authority is spread over the Rawal Town and 64 other Revenue and Land Estates of Potohar Town, except Cantonment Board. The controlled area of Rawalpindi Development Authority is around 311 Sq. km.

Governing body[edit]

The members of the Governing Body for the Rawalpindi Development Authority consist of the following.


There are 4 directorates for the Rawalpindi Development Authority.


There are the main and prominent incentives and services from Rawalpindi Development Authority.[3]

  • Building and used Land Control and Urban areas development plan.
  • Launch new and state of the art housing slandered schemes.
  • Preservation and improvement for the Green-friendly and public-friendly environment.
  • Development of Estate and Land Management.


  1. ^ a b "About RDA - Rawalpindi Development Authority". Rawalpindi Development Authority. Retrieved 2015-11-20.
  2. ^ "Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) Decided to Construct the Metro Bus System (MBS) in Islamabad | Pak-EPA". environment.gov.pk. Retrieved 2015-11-20.
  3. ^ "Rawalpindi Development Authority declares 27 housing societies illegal". Overseas Pakistani Friends. 2013-01-31. Retrieved 2015-11-20.