Accommodation for Personnel of CAPFs
The Government has a regular scheme of Residential Building (Plan) for construction of residential accommodation for Central Armed Police Forces. In 2011-12, an amount of Rs.719.29 crore was allocated, out of which Rs.658.04 crore was utilized for on-going/new works under this scheme. During 2011-12, construction of 2397 houses was completed.
2. In 2012-13, an amount of Rs.1185.00 crore has been allocated under this scheme for on-going and new works. It is proposed to construct 6665 houses during 2012-13.
3. Apart from the regular scheme mentioned above, Government has a proposal for construction of 57787 houses and 348 barracks for the personnel of Central Armed Police Forces through Public Private Partnership (PPP) route and/or Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) route. For construction of these houses/barracks, 228 sites have been proposed in 39 Clusters. Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC) has approved the 1st and 2nd Lot of the project. The construction period of the project is 2-3 years from the date of commencement of the construction. In 2012-13, a provision of Rs.1 crore has been kept for the project as no payment to the concessionaire is envisaged during this financial year. The project will be awarded after obtaining the approval of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs.
This was stated by Shri Jitendra Singh, Minister of State of Home Affairs in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today