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Opening of Holiday Home at Port Blair (Andaman)

Here is some happy news.  The Government of India (Directorate of Estates) has issued a Office Memorandum and  has added one more to the list of existing holiday homes at various places.  The Holiday Home at Port Blair has been completed and now open for booking.  As usual, persons opting to visit may use the website “holidayhomes.nic.in” for booking.   For serving Central Government Employees, the rent per day rates will be Rs. 150 + 30 (AC charge)  – for  double bed Room and Rs. 450  for VIP room per day.

Full Text of The Ministry of Urban Development Notification is reproduced below :


Government of India
Ministry of Urban Development
Directorate of Estates
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated 18.05.2012
Office Memorandum

Subject : Opening of Holiday Home at Port Blair.

Holiday Home at Port Blair has been completed and it has been decided to open booking of rooms/suits of holiday home with immediate effect as detailed below :

Name of Office/Booking Authority                                          Suite/Room Nos.

(i) Directorate of Estates (DoE) New Delhi                  201, 202, 203, 204, 205 (VIP), 306 (VIP)

(ii) O/o AEM, Chennai                                               301, 303

(iii) O/o EM/AEM, Kolkata                                          101, 103, 304

(iv) EE, ACD, CPWD, Port Blair                                 302, 206 (VIP)

2. The Telephone and Fax Nos. of Executive Engineer-cum-Estate Manager, ACD, CPWD, Kendriya Sadan, Lamba Line, Port Blari – 744103 are 03192-241906 and 03192-233583 respectively. Holiday Home at Port Blair is within the campus of Kendriya Sadan, Port Blair.

3. At present, Holiday Home at Port Blair is under Category ‘C’ for which booking charges are as under

Booking Charges for Holiday Homes under Category ‘C’

Categories of applicant and Visitors


 Room / Suit Member of Parliament (Sitting / Ex.) Central Govt. employee (Serving/Retired) Employees of State Govt./UTs/Central or State PSU/Autonomous Bodies/Others (Serving/Retired) Private Persons accompanying as guests of MPs/Govt. employees
VIP Rs.450 Rs.900 Rs.1350
Double Rs.150 + Rs.30 (AC Charges) Rs.300 + Rs.30 (AC Charges) Rs.450 + Rs.30 (AC Charges)

4. Demand draft has to be drawn in the same of respective booking agencies and sent to them with hard copy of the online booking application as provided in the website of Directorate of Estates i.e. www.holidayhomes.nic.in. Details are given below for the sake of convenience of the applicant.

(i) For DoE, Delhi quota : Assistant Director of Estates (Cash), New Delhi.

(ii) For DoE, Chennai quota : Assistant Estate Manager, Chennai

(iii) For DoE, Kolkata quota : Estate Manager, Kolkata

(iv) For EE-cum-EM, Port Blair quota : Executive Engineer, Andaman Central Division (ACD), CPWD, Port Blair.

Deputy Director of Estates (Policy)