The Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja has said that as per the information given by Central Government Employees Welfare Housing Organisation (CGEWHO), following housing schemes were launched during last 3 years:
i) 31.01.2008 - Jaipur (Ph-II)
ii) 09.10.2008 - Vishakhapatnam
iii) 26.02.2010 - Bhubaneswar (Ph-II)
iv) 12.06.2010 - Kolkata (Ph-II)
v) 02.12.2010 - Mohali (Ph-II)
vi) 03.03.2011 - Greater NOIDA
In a written reply in the Lok Sabha today she said, CGEWHO acquires/obtains land from Government Agencies at administered prices. However, it also resorts to turnkey contracts wherein the contractor provides land, completes the construction of Dwelling Units and hands them over to CGEWHO. The details of land allotted is as follows:
Housing schemes/projects: Year of land acquisition:
i) Jaipur, Phase-II January, 2008
ii) Vishakhapatnam March, 2008
iii) Bhubaneswar, Phase-II November, 2006
iv) Kolkata, Phase-II March, 2010
v) Mohali, Phase-II June, 2007
Being turnkey projects mentioned from (i) to (v) above, no separate cost per sq. meter for the land is available as the offer is composite and include land and construction cost.
vi) For Greater NOIDA Project, the land was allotted in the year 1996 @Rs.600/- per sq. mtr.