Shortage of accommodation provided to the Government officials – Lok Sabha QA

Shortage of accommodation provided to the Government officials in the country especially in Delhi and Chandigarh- Lok Sabha QA

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS

LOK SABHA

STARRED QUESTION NO. 71

TO BE ANSWERED ON FEBRUARY 06, 2020

SHORTAGE OF GOVERNMENT ACCOMMODATION

*No. 71 SHRIMATI KIRRON KHER:

Will the Minister of HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) whether there is a shortage of accommodation provided to the Government officials in the country especially in Delhi and Chandigarh, if so, the details thereof;

(b) whether the building or redevelopment of such accommodation has been proposed by the Government and if so, the details of the progress made in this regard so far; and

(c) the other steps taken by the Government in this regard?

ANSWER

THE MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) OF THE MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS

(SHRI HARDEEP SINGH PURI)

(a) to (c): A Statement is laid on the Table of the Lok

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STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 71 FOR 06.02.2020 REGARDING SHORTAGE OF GOVERNMENT ACCOMMODATION

(a) Yes, There is a shortage of General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) in Delhi and Chandigarh. Details are at Annexure I and Annexure II. The shortage of General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) is due to non-availability of land at central locations in Metropolitan Cities and the fact that House Rent Allowance (HRA) admissible at the Metropolitan Cities is not commensurate with the actual rent in these cities.

(b) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs had approved the proposal of redevelopment of East Kidwai Nagar Government Colony in March The project started by NBCC(India) Ltd. in May 2013. This redevelopment of East Kidwai Nagar will provide 4,608 Dwelling Units so far. The agency has provided 2,758 Dwelling units so far. Further the Union Cabinet in July 2016 approved the proposal of redevelopment of the seven (07) Government colonies at Mohammadpur, Nauroji Nagar, Netaji Nagar, Sarojini Nagar, Thyagraj Nagar, Kasturba Nagar and Srinivaspuri. The project envisaged replacement of existing 12,970 dwelling units in these colonies with 24,917 dwelling units. In Chandigarh, CPWD is constructing 42 new flats.

(c) Government has taken various steps to augment the General Pool Residential Accommodation by way of construction of new residential units, outright purchase of ready-built flats or redevelopment of existing government The details of the same is enclosed at Annexure-III.

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AVAILABILITY AND DEMAND OF GENERAL POOL RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION (TYPE WISE) IN DELHI AS ON 03.02.2020 ARE AS UNDER:

House Type Availability Demand Shortage
1 12824 7834
2 22754 26688 3934
3 12699 17465 4766
4 5741 7404 1663
4S 790 2809 2019
5A 1663 2628 965
5B 1259 2256 997
6A 997 1605 608
6B 226 328 102
7 249 243
8 151 227 76
DS 1643 2923 1280
SK 295 9335 9040
Total 61291 81345 20054

 

ANNEXURE-II

AVAILABILITY AND DEMAND OF GENERAL POOL RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION (TYPE WISE) IN CHANDIGARH AS ON 31.01.2020 ARE AS UNDER:

House Type Availability Demand Shortage
1 725 668
2 1070 1156 86
3 542 596 54
4 109 187 78
5 70 104 34
6 05 17 12
Total 2521 2728 207

 

ANNEXURE-III

I. Delhi

I.(i) Following new accommodations are constructed:

Sl. No. Location Type of accommodations No. of Units
1. Dev Nagar Type-III

Type-III

400

384

2. Deen Dayal Upaddhyaya Marg Type V-B Type VI-A 138103
3. DIZ Area Type-IV 30

 

I. (ii) Following accommodation are under construction:

Sl.No. Location Type of accommodations No. of Units
1. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg Type VII 108
2. SunehriBagh Road Type VII Type VIII 154
3. Probyn Road Type III 80

 

I. (iii) The following accommodation were taken from DDA in lieu of land:

Sl. No. Location Type of accommodations No. of Units
1. CWG Village Type V-B Type VI-B Type VIII Total 294107

39

440

 

I. (iv) Redevelopment of Existing Government Colonies:

Sl.No. Location Existing Accommodation Proposed Accommodation under Redevelopment Project No. of Accommodation under Re- development Project
1. Kidwai Nagar (E) 2444 4608 Type II (780)
Type III (1025)
Type IV (1472)
Type V (1078)
Type VI (192)
Type VII (61)
2. ShrinivasPuri 1432 4994 Type II (1554)
Type III (1500)
Type IV (1350)
Type V (400)
|Type VI (190)
3. Netaji Nagar 2772 4855 Type II (1478)
Type III (1399)
Type IV (789)
Type V (559)
Type VI (512)
4. Sarojini Nagar 4687 10665 Type II (2824)
Type III (2770)
Type IV (2512)
Type V (1048)
Type VI (1036)
5 Kasturba Nagar 2521 3678 Type II (1206)
Type III (1200
Type IV (870)
Type V (165)
Type VI (144)
6 Thyagraj Nagar 602 740 Type II (371)
Type III (287)
Type IV (45)
7 Mohammadpur 328 745 Type II (378)
Type III (330)

 

(II) Chandigarh :

28 nos. of Type IV and 14 nos. of Type VI in General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) are under construction in Sector 38 (B), Chandigarh.

Source: Lok Sabha

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