Government of India
Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs
Directorate of Estates
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated : 17.02 .2020
Subject: Upgradation of excess Type-I quarters to type-II and construction of new quarters by demolition Type-I Quarters declared as unsafe or not viable for upgradation/economical for repair -reg.
The undersigned is directed to say that during presentation on Directorate of Estates made on 21.01.2020, it was observed that the Type-I quarters are not in much demand and on declining trend. In this regard, Secretary(HUA) desired that a proposal may be put up for upgradation of Type-I quarters to Type-II Quarters by constructing one additional room wherever feasible, and also to construct new Type-II and above Quarters by demolishing those Type-I Quarters which have been declared as unsafe or otherwise, not economically viable for repair/expansion.
2. In view of the above, Works Division, MoHUA is requested request look into the matter and direct CPWD to submit their report on:
(i) Feasibility to upgrade the vacant Type-I Quarters or Type-I Quarters in a particular area into Type-II Quarters.
(ii) Demolition of unsafe Type-I accommodation or those Type-I Accommodation which are are unsafe or not economical for repair in a particular area and to construct other types of accommodation in their place.
Deputy Director of Estates (Policy)