Allotment of General Pool Accommodation on Transfer and Deputation

| July 21, 2015

Allotment of General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) to officers, who are occupying Departmental Pool accommodation, on their transfer/posting to an eligible office or posting to an eligible office on completion of deputation.

No. 12035/19/98-Pol.II
Government of India
Ministry of Urban Development
Directorate of Estates

Nirman Bhavan,
New Delhi-110 108.

Dated the 14th July, 2015

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Sub: Revised instructions for providing alternate allotment of General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) to officers, who are occupying Departmental Pool accommodation, on their transfer/posting to an eligible office or posting to an eligible office on completion of deputation.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Directorate’s O.M. of even number dated 10.5.2001 vide which provisions have been available for providing alternate ad hoc allotment of General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) to officers, who are occupying Departmental Pool accommodation on their transfer to eligible offices on certain conditions.

2. The guidelines have been reviewed and it has been decided with the approval of the competent authority that alternate allotment of General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) shall be made as per the norms mentioned below:
(i) The Officer who is in possession of Departmental Pool accommodation in a station, on transfer/posting or on completion of deputation period to an eligible office in the same station shall be considered for alternate allotment of General Pool Residential Accommodation in the ‘next below type’ till he/she is eligible for entitled type of accommodation as per SR 317-B-5.

In case an officer who is in possession of a Departmental Pool accommodation in a station is transferred to another station, an alternate allotment of General Pool Residential Accommodation in the ‘next below type’ of entitled accommodation may be considered to the spouse, if he/she is working in an eligible office in the same station, in lieu of such Departmental Pool accommodation till he/she is eligible for his/her entitled type of accommodation as per SR 317-B-5.

(ii) The alternate allotment of general pool residential accommodation shall be considered / admissible only in cases where the eligible applicant for general pool residential accommodation is in occupation of a departmental pool accommodation under the control of Government department for a minimum period of three years or more.

(iii) In case such allottees are in occupation of accommodation earmarked for a particular post or a particular category of employees such as essential maintenance staff of CPWD etc. they will not beeligible for such allotment.

(iv) Applications for allotment of alternate accommodation shall be submitted online along with DE-II Form to the Directorate of Estates within one month from the date of cancellation ofDepartmental Pool accommodation or within one month after expiry of the date of retention period granted by the authority of Departmental Pool Accommodation, with supporting documentary proof that the office of the Departmental Pool accommodation has requested for vacation of theDepartmental Pool accommodation.

(v) All such alternate allotments shall be made by the concerned Allotment Sections/Regional offices of the Directorate of Estates/Estate Offices under CPWD.

(Swarnali Banerjee)
Deputy Director of Estates(Policy)

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