Rajasthan Housing Board
Housing Board was created
on 24th February 1970 by the Government of Rajasthan
(under State Legislative Assembly Act No.4 of 1970) as an
Autonomous Body to fulfil the growing demand of housing in
In 1970 Board started housing activities in 7 cities of Rajasthan.
During last 30 years the housing activities have been taken
up in 44 cities and there are plans to take up construction
of houses in few more cities in the State. Board has 2,07,538
registered applicants of various categories since beginning
as on 31.05.2000 in 44 cities of Rajasthan. Till 31.11.2000
Board has taken up construction of 1,58,610 dwelling units,
out of these 1,57,591 units have been completed 1,50,455 units
have been allotted and 1,36,477 units have been handed over
In the housing scheme designed by the Board, allottees are
getting all the basic amenities like- school, park, commercial
centre, community centre, hospital, road, water, electricity,
post office, telecommunication etc.
To solve the housing problem of 45 urban areas of the State,
Board has started construction of 1 lakh 58 thousand 610 houses
out of which it has already completed 1 lakh 50 thousand 455
houses for all the income groups. Board has delivered houses
to 1 lakh 36 thousand 471 applicants of all income groups
Board is providing houses with priority to
the socially, economically weaker sections & to the lower
Establishment of Settlement Committee
For speedy decision of the cases of consumers lying in different
in the courts from a long time, Settlement Committee has been
established. With the help of applicants this Committee is
sorting out various disputes. Committee has successfully handled
more than 200 such cases. The cases were pending in the court
for the past 10-15 years.
Jagatpura Housing Schemes
An effort of implementation of Jagatpura Housing SCHEMES has
been started. In 1750 acres of land, different categories
will have about 20 thousand house. These houses will have
all the facilities and will take the shape of a Mini Town.
Mansarovar IInd Phase
The permission of the extension plan of Mansarovar phase II
is expected to be granted by the Rajasthan Government. This
plan will cover 435 hectare of area for which approx 600 crore
rupees will be spent.
In order to provide employment to the youths under Mukhya
Mantri Rozgar Yojna, RHB is planning to establish 'Haat Bazar'
in Mansarovar Scheme on Veer Tejaji Road.
Shops for Cloth Merchants and Subzi Mandi
Board has proposed the establishment of Subzi Mandi on Shipra
Path in Mansarovar. An agreement has been signed between cloth
merchants and the Board, to allot 200 shops to the cloth merchants
in modern commercial complex.
Development of Park
A Technology Park would soon be developed on approximately
95 Beegha land in Jodhpur Chaupasani Schemes at Sector 23.
This will also consist parks, Modern Commercial Complex, General
Parks, Restaurant & other basic facilities.
Technology and landscaping Park
RHB has developed nation's first Building Technology Park
on Shipra Path in Mansarovar scheme. Its area is 1700 sq.
ft. Its aim is to create awareness about latest technology
along with recreation of the public. Board has spent Rs. 60
lakhs on this park and has also developed one landscaping
park on 1 hectare land.
Consumer Camp (Upbhokta Shivir)
In order to solve problems of the consumers, to receive suggestions
from them and to deliver them prompt policy decisions, Consumer
Camps are being organised in the State. Under this decision,
from 30th March to 30th June camps were being organised in
all the cities, which have Housing Schemes. In the Divisional
Level Camps, Chairman, House Commissioner other senior level
officers participate, interacted and solved the problems then
and there only. Consumer's problems, which cannot be solved
in the camps, are solved later and decisions are intimated
to the consumers. These kinds of camps have already taken
place in Jaipur, Kota, Udaipur, Jodhpur, and Ajmer. Camps
have been held at 30 other urban regions. In these camps consumers
get a chance to place their views so that Board can get an
idea of the expectations of the consumers & their results.
Timely Solution to the
For the hearing of public and consumers and their grievances,
two days in a week have been fixed between 10:30 a.m to 1:30
p.m. In these meetings, officers listen to their problems.
On Mondays & Thursdays, all officers meet at the Deputy
Housing Commissioner's office and on Wednesdays and Fridays,
they meet at the Resident Engineer's Office. At Head Office,
a Public Grievance Cell has been set up. For solving the problem
and for smooth functioning of the Board, Chief Engineer, Finance
Advisor & Chief Estate Manager have been made incharge
to keep on watch.
For the activities, functioning, daily matters
& speedy decision on pending matters, every week on Tuesday,
a Coordinating Meeting is held under the Chairmanship of Housing
Commissioner. Here important issues are discussed & speedy
decisions one taken.
Kiosk Construction &
Under Mukhya Mantri Rozgar Yojna approx 85 thousand kiosks
will be constructed in urban cities in 4 years. This year
Board is constructing 21 thousand Kiosks in cities. Under
City Beautification Movement, Operation Pink', Bapu Bazar,
Nehru Bazar & Indira Bazar are being beautified on which
nearly Rs. 150 Lacs shall be spent. In the same way, in Jodhpur
Zone with the help of World Bank for the first time blindness
Eradication Programme has been launched in Aahore, Barmer,
Balotra, Bilara, Phalodi, Jaisalmer, Kishangarh, Nasirabad,
Pokran & Sojat cities. Operation Theatre & Ward Construction
work has also been undertaken. In Udaipur, the pending problem
of Sindhi refugees would be resolved in which plinth levelling
of houses would be provided to them.
Keeping in mind the convenience of consumers, procedures and
rules are being simplified. Board is aiming that process from
registration of consumers to the delivery of registry should
be simplified and has already started taking steps in this
For the purpose of on going communication between Consumers
& Board, Board has decided that it's Officers and Regional
Development Committees shall meet quarterly.
For the convenience of the allotted, Board
has decided that the information regarding remaining instalments
should reach to him 'timely' so that he shall be saved from
penalty. Another facility given to the allotted is that he
could submit his remaining instalments at the newly opened
additional counters in the city.
Housing Board, following the orders of the
State Government has started the process of transferring the
' developed schemes' to the local bodies Mansarovar &
Sanganer Scheme to Jaipur Nagar Nigam, Gordhan Vikas Scheme
to Udaipur Nagar Nigan & Ganganagar & Bhilwara to
their local bodies have already been transferred. Feeling
the popularity of Self Finance Scheme, Board has decided to
construct more houses under this scheme.
The future plan of RHB includes opening a new scheme for N.R.I.'s,
a self-finance scheme for registered as well as new applicants,
new residential sectors 22 to 26, development work and to
start construction work.