It was the start of 1960s when the capital of pakistan was shifted from karachi and islamabad was termed as the new capital of pakistan . There was intense need to develop and plan the new city of islamabad and in 1960 CDA was formed and given the task of developing the brand new city of Islamabad . CDA started working on the various projects and schemes to achieve the targets of planning and development of the capital territory of pakistan
CDA is responsible for coordinating all endeavors for the development of the whole of the capital region so that unity of purpose is ensured at all times. Within Islamabad area CDA is not only the planning and coordinating authority but also the executive authority.
The original master plan had provided only a broad outline or framework for the new capital. The actual implementation of the plan with all its intricate and thorny problems has been made possible by the dedication, professionalism, expertise and ceaseless efforts of all the members of the CDA whose pioneering spirit has made CDA a model town-planning
cda plot scheme is extension of such powers exercised and enjoyed by the CDA for the transparent transfer of the plots in islamabad