The Government of India is committed to providing adequate residential accommodation to all its eligible employees. The Directorate of Estates under the Ministry of Urban Development is responsible for the administration and management of residential accommodation of Government of India employees in the metropolitan cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta and Chennai and five other cities/ towns, namely Shimla, Chandigarh, Ghaziabad, Faridabad and Nagpur.
Currently the Directorate owns around 64000 residential units under General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) at New Delhi. All Central Government employees and employees working under the Government of the NCT of Delhi, who are working in the offices which have been specifically declared eligible for the General Pool, are entitled for allotment of accommodation from the General Pool. The Directorate regularly receives applications from all eligible applicants for various types of residential units, and prepares waiting lists and allots residences to them.
The details regarding the entitlement for allotment of residential accommodation by the Directorate of Estates(External website that opens in a new window) can be obtained from their website.
If you have already applied for allotment of residential accommodation under the General Pool, you may check the status of your application in the waiting list, the available vacant houses in any locality, the status of your license fee, the list of offices eligible for this service, etc., from the General Pool Residential Accommodation System(External website that opens in a new window).