Loksabha – Instructions on allotment of barsatis/rooms of GPRA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 455
TO BE ANSWERED ON DECEMBER 08, 2022
MISUSE OF GOVERNMENT ACCOMMODATIONS
NO. 455. SHRI KANAKMAL KATARA:
Will the Minister of HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS be pleased to state:
(a) whether complaints have been received regarding the families living in an unauthorized manner in an Government accommodation and its servant quarters/ barsatis of general pool residential accommodations including Lodhi Colony, New Delhi;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether there has been a sharp rise in the number of families living in unauthorized manner in Government accommodation and its servant quarters/ barsatis in Lodhi Colony, New Delhi, during the last three years and if so, the details thereof;
(d) the details of such allottees who have rented their servant quarters/ barsatis in unauthorized way without prior police verification; and
(e) the details of the action taken by the Government for proper disposal of the said complaints and the action taken against the involved allottees and officials in the matter?
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBAN AFFAIRS
(SHRI KAUSHAL KISHORE)
(a) & (b): Yes, during the last three years (2019-2021), 496 complaints of unauthorized occupation/subletting have been received in all General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) including Lodhi Colony, New Delhi.
(c): No, Sir.
(d): Out of these 496 complaints, 134 have already vacated their accommodations. In respect of the remaining 362 complaints, the quarters of the alleged allottes were inspected; out of these 182 were found not involved in subletting while the balance 180 were found to be involved in subletting. Notices were issued in all these suspected cases. In 99 cases, subletting was established and the quarters involved were cancelled while 81 cases were closed as subletting was not proved.
(e): Directorate of Estates has issued instructions regarding allotment of barsatis/rooms of general pool residential accommodations including Lodhi Colony, New Delhi.