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Housing Department
Department / Office Profile

The Directorate of Housing was carved out of the erstwhile Housing Directorate of the Government of Assam in 1972.The specific function of the Department is to implement the Housing Scheme introduced by the Government of India since 1952 and later regrouped in July 1982 into six categories. At the Directorate level the specific function of the Department are to formulate policies at the State level on matter relating to Housing, to draft acts, rules, laws, bye laws relating to Housing, to evolve suitable designs and prepare detailed programmes with cost, specification etc., for implementing by the State, District and Local Bodies, to maintain liaison between the Directorate, Government and Semi-Government on matter relating to housing, to sanction grants / grant-in-aid on behalf of the Government to prepare and maintain loan recovery statements and to do any other job assigned by the Government from time to time.

Other Informations

The District offices under the charge of the Deputy Commissioner (Housing) are to distribute loan and grant-in-aid forms, scrutinise the applications, make enquiries and verifications disburse the loan amount installment or grant-in-aid or carry out other functions that Government may assigned from time to time.
Contact Particulars of Heads of Departments and Undertakings
Directorate / Commissionerate
Undertakings / Boards
Meghalaya State Housing Board