JAMMU: The State Administrative Council (SAC) on Wednesday cleared the proposal for construction of 20,000 flats for Jammu and Kashmir policemen.
The flats will be allotted to policemen on self-financing mode, an official spokesperson said.
In Jammu and Kashmir, 10,000 each flats will be constructed at one or two locations subject to the availability of land in each place.
The flats which would be in multistoried apartments will consist of 2 BHK (800 – 1000 sft), 3 BHK (1200 sft) and 4 BHK (1500 sft). The flats would come up in apartment blocks in one or two locations. The apartment complex will be provided with the required facilities such as parks, playgrounds, shopping areas, etc.
The flats are to be constructed over a period of two years for which state land will be provided by the government on a nominal basis, it said.
The flats would be allotted to intending police personnel on self-financing basis. The government will facilitate provision of loan from J&K Bank and other banks, if required. A demand survey will be conducted by the DGP to determine the exact demand of flats. This will be completed by 1st December, 2018.
The construction of these 20,000 houses will be a huge welfare measure for the police personnel.