Shortage of Houses for Government Employees

Shortage of Houses for Government Employees
Union Minister for Urban Development Shri Kamal Nath has said that there is shortage of accommodation for Central Government employees in cities like, Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai.  The position is comfortable at other stations.
He said in a reply to a question in Lok Sabha today that the following initiatives have been taken to increase availability of houses:-
(i) Construction of residential and office/commercial accommodation at Ghitorini Delhi;
(ii) Redevelopment of old Government colonies, namely, East Kidwai Nagar, Netaji Nagar, Srinivaspuri, Mohammadpur, Kasturba Nagar, Thyagaraja Nagar and Sarojani Nagar in Delhi for utilizing the maximum available floor area ratio (FAR);
(iii) Acquiring 96 flats of various categories in the Common Wealth Games Village, New Delhi; and
(iv)Construction of 130 units of Type-V and Type-VI categories at Hyderabad Estate, Mumbai by demolishing 48 Type-VI flats which have been declared dangerous and meanwhile hiring  50 flats equivalent to Type-VI category to instantly meet the deficiency caused by demolition of existing flats.
Details of Demand and Availability of General Pool Residential Accommodation in Delhi
Status as on 08-03-2013
House TypeStock in GPTotal Demand as on DateShortage/Surplus
(+) – Shortage
(-) – Surplus
1167221678866
2237163483211116
311723201898466
4534392903947
4S79231172325
5A14022148746
5B86022651405
6A7911457666
6B146305159
7181372191
8125254129
Total618019101729216

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