Married Accommodation Project (MAP) has been undertaken by Ministry of Defence for providing adequate residential/married accommodation for the defence personnel.
Under the project, a total of 198881 Dwelling Units (DUs) are being constructed in four phases, at an estimated cost of Rs.17357.97 Cr. Presently, 53957 DUs have been constructed out of a total of 57875 DUs under Phase-I of the project. Phase-ll of the project involving construction of 69992 DUs has also begun. In order to ensure that the balance of 71014 dwelling units of MAP Phase-Ill and Phase-IV also get completed expeditiously, Phase- Ill and Phase-IV have been merged. The total number of DUs proposed to be constructed is based on assessment of requirement.
The deficiency in married accommodation have been identified and construction has been undertaken under the Married Accommodation Project (MAP) on priority. MAP is only for serving defence personnel and is not meant for retired personnel.
This information was given by Minister of Defence Shri A K Antony in a written reply to Shri Partap Singh Bajwa in Lok Sabha today.