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15 Nov 2018

J&K to build 20,000 flats for police on self-financing basis

J&K-government to build 20,000 flats for police personnel

The Jammu and Kashmir government has approved a proposal for construction of 20,000 flats for state police personnel on a self-financing basis, an official spokesman said today.

According to the proposal, green-lit by State Administrative Council (SAC) and submitted by home department, 10,000 flats will be constructed in Kashmir and Jammu divisions each at one or two locations, subject to the availability of land.

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J&K-government to build 20,000 flats for police personnel

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Flats to be constructed over a period of two years

The SAC met in Jammu under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik yesterday.

As per the proposal, the flats are to be constructed in two years for which state land will be provided by the government on nominal charges.

A demand survey will be conducted by the Director General of Police to determine the exact demand of the flats, added the spokesman.

Objective: To create affordable housing for various categories of police

The demand survey will be completed by December 1, said the spokesman, adding, there are extremely limited housing facilities for the police personnel. The objective of the proposal is to create affordable housing facilities for various categories of police along with other amenities, he said.

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