Defense Housing Authority was launched in the mid-1950s by a retired military member of the armed forces. Rear Admiral Haji Mohammad Siddique Chaudhry was the first commander-in-chief (Naval forces) who inaugurated the executive office. DHA got seized by General Zia-ul-Haq in 1981. The society was under the army offices in Karachi. New presidential regulation no 7 of 1980 constructed a commission. The commission got accepted by the constituent assembly. DHA covers 8,852 square miles, containing a vast population. DHA developed into a society offering elevated lifestyles and premium standards. Society advanced in urban planning, professional standards, and the development sector. The scheme has a set of its own rules and regulations and its authority. DHA made its recreational parks, sports sector, educational sector, and other facilities to keep its residents happy. The achievement and attainment of goals of DHA is looked after by the
- executive secretary
- project leader
- company directors
- a whole set of a hardworking team
- The success of DHA:
DHA turned into a powerful society due to its lifestyle standards. Each phase of DHA is divided into sectors and blocks. In the residential area, plots vary from 5 Marlas to 2 kanals. The society exercises its authority to prevent local government management delays. The DHA’s from all over Pakistan provide the facility of leisure clubs, fitness clubs, and spacious indoor and outdoor swimming pools. DHA takes care of all the cultural and recreational amenities for its residents. DHA‘s main aim is to sustain diverse groups in the vicinity, to reflect the future essence of cultural, social, and other belief systems.