Department of Housing undertakes various activities mainly relating to the framing and implementation of various Social Housing schemes through the Directorate of Housing and Housing Board.

Pathasathi in various Districts of West Bengal


PATHASATHI consists of Pay and use toilet, Waiting room, Night shelter and Restaurant under one roof at every 50 K.m. of National Highway, State Highway and Other important roads in West Bengal.

West Bengal Housing Industry Regulation Rules, 2018


Housing Project Registration; Real Estate Agent Registration; Details to be published on the Website of the Authority; Rate of Interest payable by Promoter and Allottee and Timelines for Refund; Housing Industry Regulatory Authority.

Nijashree Housing Scheme for LIG/ MIG


In order to cater to the housing needs of the Lower Income Group and the Middle Income Group, the Housing Department felt the need to make provisions for affordable housing, and decided to introduce a new Housing Scheme, namely ‘NIJASHREE’.

Allotment and Boardership in the Working Women’s Hostels


The Hostels are meant for the working women who have no residence in the city of Kolkata. No non working women will be eligible for admission. Any women employed either in Central Govt./ State Govt./ Public Sector Undertaking/ Private Ltd. Company & earning not less than Rs. 5000/- per month duly certified by her employer will be treated as a working woman.

New Housing Scheme “Snehalaya” to provide Pucca Dwelling


The objectives of this Scheme, “Snehalaya” is to provide pucca dwelling housing unit to people not owning pucca house in his or her name or in the name of any family member in West Bengal.

West Bengal Housing Industry Regulation Act, 2017


An Act to establish the Housing Industry Regulatory Authority for regulation and promotion of the housing sector and to ensure sale of plot, apartment or budding, as the case may be, or sale of real estate project, in an efficient and transparent manner and to protect the interest of consumers in the real estate sector and to establish a mechanism for speedy dispute redressal and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Stipulated Time Limit of Various Services by Housing Department


Governor is pleased to notify the services along with stipulated time limit for rendering services, the Designated Officers responsible for providing the services, the Appellate Officers and Reviewing Officers in Housing Department.

Online Application for Vacant Flats at Akanksha Housing


Online application for allotment of vacant flats for PREMIUM and STANDARD Category under AKANKSHA HOUSING SCHEME, New Town Project, will start from 27/07/2018 onwards and close on 27/08/2018.

GITANJALI Housing Scheme to Provide Free Shelters


State Government is providing Rs. 70 thousand per house in plain area and Rs. 75 thousand per house at Hill area and also at Sundarban area under this project Gitanjali.

General Guidelines of Gitanjali Housing Scheme


The Scheme will be implemented in Rural areas on the land to be provided by the beneficiary of his/ her own land/ patta land and must be free from all encumbrances.

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