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J & K HOUSING BOARD


Jammu & Kashmir together adorn the map of India like a beautiful crown marking a unique presence and significance. Jammu being well known for its picturesque landscape & mountains, while Kashmir most popularly known as a ‘Paradise on Earth’ with its panoramic setting, induces a desire to own a home and indulge all senses into the depth of this magnificence. Believing in the simplicity that “There is nothing better than a warm loving home”. J&K Housing Board ensures to provide housing for all and to build houses of international standard that augments the beauty of the State.

J&K Housing Board was established in March, 1976 by virtue of Jammu & Kashmir Housing Board Act, 1976 with a view to provide ‘Affordable Shelter for All’ and to make such Schemes and to carry out works as are necessary for the purpose of satisfying the Housing needs and providing residential and office accommodation in the State. The primary objective of the Housing Board is:

 Development of Housing Colonies in Urban as well as in rural areas of the State.

 Construction of Flats under Self Financing Schemes.

 Construction of Office/Commercial Complexes.

 Execution of works pertaining to Housing facilities for the Government Employees.

 Execution of Deposit works for various other Government departments.

 Any other project/execution work assigned by government.

J&K Housing Board is the Nodal Agency for the PMAY-U Mission..


The Board endeavors to enhance the living standards of the State and therefore emphasizes on special housing schemes for every section of the society. At the apex level, there are Board of Directors appointed by the Government under Section 3 of the Board Act.The Chairman appointed by the Government heads the Board. The Board so set up, decides all the policy matters and other necessary paraphernalia for carrying out various activities.

 
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