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 Rajasthan Housing Board  

The tech parkRajasthan 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 the State.
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 to public.


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.

Housing Construction
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 income group.

Establishment of Settlement Committee
Samjhouta Samiti
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.

PROPOSED SCHEMES

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.

Hatt Bazar
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.

The tech parkBuilding 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 problems
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 & Social Work
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.

Simplification
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 direction.

Cooperative
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.

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