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Haryana gives 2% reservation to senior citizens in house allotment

Haryana gives two percent reservation to senior citizens in house allotment

Punjab Newsline Network
Sunday, 08 August 2010

CHANDIGARH:While recognising the contribution made by the senior
citizen in the development of the State, the Haryana Housing Board has
provided two per cent reservation in the allotment of houses for those
senior citizens who have attained the age of 60 years.

While stating this here Sunday, a spokesman of the Board said that for
the first time, 1.5 per cent reservation has also been provided to the
accredited correspondents. Housing Board, Haryana was the first
Housing Board in the country to provide 33 per cent reservation of the
total houses and flats constructed by it for women applicants to
improve their socio-economic status, he added.

The State Government has framed a policy to transfer 50 per cent plots
for economically weaker sections of the society carved out by
colonizers in the plotted colonies for which licenses have been issued
by Department of Town and Country Planning, Haryana for BPL category.
He said that sofar the Board had taken over the possession of 453
plots at Ratia, District Fatehabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Dharuhera.
The process to take possession of over about 1000 developed plots at
Gurgaon, Sonepat, Panipat, Karnal and Faridabad was in progress, out
of 3400 plots offered so far in various districts.He said that the
Chief Minister, Mr Bhupinder Singh Hooda has already announced several
incentives for the weaker sections of the society.

He said that about 43 acres of land under various Municipal Committees
of Rohtak, Ambala, Cheeka, Karnal and Pehowa had been identified where
about 3500 houses of different categories, mainly for lower strata of
the society would be planned. The Board had already purchased 18.75
acres of land at Sector-5, Hansi and six acres of land at Sector-1,
Narnaul from HUDA, where about 1222 houses of different categories
would be constructed.

The spokesman said that during this year, Housing Board, Haryana had
launched housing schemes comprising 2932 houses at Industrial Estates,
Bawal and Barhi, Sector-4, Hisar; Sector-9, Bahadurgarh; Sector-19,
Sirsa; Sector-4&5, Karnal and Sector-8, Jind. Construction work of 802
houses at Hisar, Karnal, Bawal and Barhi was in progress and
construction of balance 2130 houses would be started shortly as
tenders for these works were under process. The construction of 3085
houses valuing Rs. 186.50 crore was in progress at Panchkula,
Kurukshetra, Karnal, Hisar, Bhiwani, Sonipat, Gurgaon, Bawal, Barhi
and Faridabad, he added.

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