GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION
STARRED QUESTION NO 207
ANSWERED ON 05.02.2014
HOUSING SCHEME FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
207 . Shri CHAUHAN MAHENDRASINH
Will the Minister of HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION be pleased to state:-
(a) whether Central Government Employees’ Welfare Housing Organisation (CGEWHO) undertakes housing projects for the Central Government employees in different parts of the country;
(b) if so, the details thereof including the projects in progress and under planning;
(c) whether the CGEWHO has conducted any survey to assess the requirement/ shortage of houses for the Central Government employees;
(d) if so, the details and the outcome thereof; and
(e) the steps taken/ proposed to be taken by the Government to address the issue?
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(a): Yes, Madam.
(b): The details are at Annexure-I.
(d): Central Government Employees’ Welfare Housing Organisation (CGEWHO) has conducted demand survey in respect of 20 stations in August 2009, the details of which are at Annexure II.
(e): Since its inception in 1990, the CGEWHO has been able to complete 29 housing projects across the country, catering to 13345 Central Government employees. Besides, the construction of 6010 dwelling units is under progress and under planning. Further projects will be based on the availability of land by the respective State Government entities. In the absence of land not being provided by the State Governments, CGEWHO would consider taking up feasible turnkey projects.