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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Shortage of Houses for Government Employees

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO - 197
ANSWERED ON  - 09.07. 2014

SHORTAGE OF HOUSES FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

197 .Shri A.T. (NANA) PATIL

Will the Minister of URBAN DEVELOPMENT  be pleased to state:-

(a) whether there is a shortage of Government accommodation for the Central Government employees in the country;

(b) if so, the details thereof indicating shortages in various types, State/UT-wise;

(c) whether the Government has formulated any action-plan to address the said shortage;

(d) if so, the details thereof; and

(e) the details of redevelopment plans of old Government colonies in Delhi?


ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT (SHRI M. VENKAIAH NAIDU)

(a): Yes, Madam.

(b): The details are at Annexure-I.

(c) & (d): Initiative for redevelopment of Government colonies, namely, Sriniwaspuri, Sarojini Nagar, Kasturba Nagar, Kidwai Nagar (East), Thyagaraja Nagar and Netaji Nagar has been taken. Further, with a view to increase availability of units, 96 flats of various categories have been acquired in the Common Wealth Games Village, New Delhi. Construction of 130 units of Type-V and Type-VI categories at Hyderabad Estate, Mumbai after demolition of 48 Type-VI flats, which have been declared dangerous, have been undertaken.

(e): Central Public Works Department (CPWD) is working on re-development of General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) colonies at Sriniwas Puri, Mohamad Pur, Sarojini Nagar and also development of vacant Government land at Ghitorni in Delhi. The details are at Annexure-II. In addition, National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) has also been entrusted with the redevelopment of Kidwai Nagar (East), Kasturba Nagar, Thyagraj Nagar and Netaji Nagar. The details are at Annexure-III.


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