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Debate Ignites as Capital’s Ladies Club Transformation Meets CDA’s IT Park Plans

IT Park Plans

In a move stirring controversy, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) unveils plans to repurpose a proposed ladies club in Sector G-10 into an Information Technology (IT) Park. While the CDA pitches the park as a beacon for tech innovation, many women in the capital raise concerns over the loss of much-needed space for women.

IT Park Plans

IT Park Plans

Opponents argue that with limited spaces catering to women in the city, the proposed club was a crucial initiative to address this gap. To allay fears, the CDA promises alternative facilities at the F-9 Citizen Club, also known as Gandhara Club, serving both genders.

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Despite assurances, dissent looms as the CDA’s vision clashes with advocates for women’s spaces. Nevertheless, the event, attended by key stakeholders from the IT industry, underscores the CDA’s commitment to fostering collaboration and innovation in the tech sector.

As the debate rages on, the fate of the proposed IT Park hangs in the balance, highlighting the delicate balance between fostering technological advancement and preserving gender-inclusive spaces in the capital.