process of slum rehabilitation of 23841 slum families
scattered over 18 colonies in the City was started under
the banner of ‘Chandigarh Small Flats Scheme – 2006’ and
accordingly two proposals for construction of 25728
(6368 Ph.I & 19360 Ph.II) Small Flats were approved by
the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation,
GOI. A grant of Rs.396.12 Crore has already been
sanctioned by the Govt. Of India under JNNURM.
The 23841 beneficiaries under the scheme have been
identified through Bio-metric survey conducted in 2006.
The present status of the ongoing construction of
dwelling units under Slum Rehabilitation at 8 identified
locations in the City is as under:-
Construction of 6368 Small Flats :
1024 Small Flats at Sector-49 C Completed and being
handed over to beneficiaries.
1120 Small Flats at Sector-38 (W) 512 Small Flats
completed and allotted to Slum Dwellers. Balance
608 Flats likely to be completed by December, 2011.
576 Small Flats at Ram Darbar Completed and being handed
over to beneficiaries.
3648 Small Flats at Maloya-II. Project has been shelved
for non availability of Funds.
Construction of 19360 Small Flats
8448 Small Flats at Dhanas Likely date of completion is,
8896 Small Flats at Maloya-I Project has been shelved
for non availability of Funds.
320 Small Flats at Mauli Jagran-I Possession yet to be
handed over to CHB.
1696 Small flats at Mauli Jagran-II. Likely date of
completion is Dec, 2011.
far, 506 families in Sec-38(W), 608 in Sector-49, 414 in
Ram Darbar have already been rehabilitated under their
permanent Habitat. Around 1600 slum families have also
been rehabilitated in Prefab Shelters constructed by CHB
Recently in a function organized by the Govt. Of India,
on the eve of the fourth Anniversary of the launching of
the JNNURM scheme, the initiatives undertaken by the
Chandigarh Administration/CHB in the process of
implementation of the JNNURM scheme,have been
appreciated by the GOI and an Award, presented by the
Prime Minister of India, was conferred upon CHB. The
Award carried a Trophy and a cash incentive of Rs.2 lac.
Also on the eve of 5th Anniversary of launching of
JNNURM, on 3.12.2010, CHB Has been awarded a Trophy and
a cash incentive of Rs.3 lac for City with the Best
Planned Habitat for Urban Poor
UT Employees Scheme
the ‘Self Financing Housing Scheme 2008’ for the
Employees of Chandigarh Administration, land measuring
61.5 acres over three chunks of land in Sector-52 & 56
have been earmarked by the Chandigarh Administration.
CHB proposes to construct around 3900 dwelling units of
different categories under the scheme. The Drawings &
Design of the Scheme prepared by the CHB are under
examination and approval of the Office of Chief
Chandigarh Administration has entrusted the job of
construction of 8 underpasses to CHB at eight different
locations. Earlier, Chandigarh Administration had
earmarked 9.78 acre of commercial land in Sector 38
(West) free cost to CHB for implementation of the said
project. However, in view of imposition of Income tax by
Income Tax department in similar case of land allotted
to CHB in respect of Pride Asia IT Habitat Project, CHB
has requested Chandigarh administration to provide funds
for the said Project instead of the providing Land for
CHB has carried out the Topographical Survey,
Geo-technical investigation, underground utility survey,
traffic survey and also appointed ‘Owner Engineer’ as
Consultant to the project.
In first phase, it was decided to construct three
underpasses in Press Chowk, Transport Chowk & Piccadilly
Chowk on Design, Build & Maintain Model.
The technical bids received from three agencies were
considered by the high powered Expert Committee headed
by the Finance Secretary, UT Chandigarh on January
9,2010 and it was observed that none of the agencies
have prepared an ideal design for adoption and as such
it has been decided to finalize design parameters and
other technical norms by a Sub Committee specifically
constituted for the purpose. After the finalization of
the design parameters, the agencies were to be advised
to amend their financial bids against a standardized
basic design. In the mean time, Sh.H C Sethi retd
Engineer in Chief (P W D Haryana) nominee of Chandigarh
Administration has raised certain observation in respect
of shifting of services, which were sorted out and being
taken up with the Technical Committee. In the mean time,
the Agencies asked for refund of EMD deposited by them
and refuse to extend the Bank Guarantee as validity of
their Bids has expired. Further, as no funds are
available with CHB due to dispute on the RGCTP Project
from where revenue was to come. Now, CHB has also asked
Chandigarh Administration to arrange funds for the said
Nehru Centre For
Performing Arts, including Pedestrian
Plaza/underground main parking in Sector-34,
project is being implemented by CHB on the behest of the
Chandigarh Administration. Consulting Architect, M/s
Satnam Namita & Associates have already been appointed
for the said Project. The estimated cost of the Project
of Rs.125 Crore is proposed to be met from the revenues
being received by CHB from the RGCTP Habitat Project.
M/s Spectral Services Consultant Pvt. Ltd has also been
engaged by CHB for providing consultancy for designing
this building as an ‘Intelligent & Green Building’. This
project has already been registered with the ‘Indian
Green Building Council’ for getting certification under
the LEED Rating system. The Architectural drawings for
the said project have already been approved by the Chief
Architect, UT, however, the detailed estimates submitted
by the Consulting Architect has been submitted to CE, UT
for approval & vetting the DPR to further forwarded the
same to the concerned Ministry of GOI for sanction of
funds as the Project Cost is more than 10 Crores.
Further, request has been made to F.S. UT for resolving
other issues pertaining the Project. CHB has also
requested Chandigarh Administration for providing Funds
to the CHB for implementation of the Project.
Rajiv Gandhi Technology
Chandigarh Administration, in December 2005 had
designated Chandigarh Housing Board as its ‘Nodal
Agency’ for development of ‘RGCTP Habitat Project’ over
an area of 123.79 acre of land on ‘Private Sector
Partnership’ (PSP) basis.
After following a global invitation bidding process, CHB
had selected M/s Parsvnath Developers Ltd., as Developer
for the said project. As per the terms of the
development agreement the Developer has to pay a sum of
Rs.821.21 Crore as bid money. Additionally 30% of the
Gross Revenues, from sale of Residential units, shall
also be payable to CHB.
The Development Agreement was signed on 6th October,
2006 for completion of the project over a period of
three years. The Developer was to obtain all necessary
Approvals including Environment Clearance in 12 months
time whereas the remaining period of 24 months was meant
for the construction period.
As per the Development Agreement, on ‘Right to
Participate’ Model, the Developer was to Design, Build,
Finance, Manage, Market/Sell and Operate & Maintain the
said Project for 99 years.
Initially, the Project was hindered on account of a HT
line passing through it and a Boundary Dispute initiated
by the Haryana Government. The Developer has so far
obtained Environment Clearance and has got all drawings
approved from the Competent Authority except for those
pertaining to the development of Main Club planned under
the project. The Developer has so far paid to CHB a sum
of Rs. 516 crore app. as Bid Price, however the payment
of the balance bid price of Rs.305 Crore and delayed
interest accruing thereon has not been made.
CHB had issued ‘Default Notice’ to the Developer for non
compliance of certain terms and conditions of the
Development Agreement namely non-payment of balance Bid
Price, non-obtaining of Approvals in stipulated time and
non-achievement of stipulated Milestones. The Developer
had invoked the provisions of the Arbitration clause and
an Arbitral Tribunal has already been appointed in this
regard. So far, 20 hearings of the Tribunal have been
Construction of 2108
Flats in Sector-63, Chandigarh
said scheme includes 336 Three Bed Rooms, 888 Two Bed
Rooms, 564 One Bed Room & 320 EWS Flats having
approximately estimated cost of Rs.414.45 crore.
The draw of lot for allocation of units has already been
held after inviting applications from General Public.
Work has already been started in 7 Groups. For remaining
1 Group, Work has been held up due to court case.
Construction of 160
Cat-II Flats in Sector-51 A, Chandigarh
has invited applications for 160 cat-II flats in Sector
-51 A under General Housing scheme. Tender are being
processed for allotment of work