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About PGSHF


Punjab Government Servants Housing Foundation (PGSHF) was established as a corporate body under the Punjab Government Servants Housing Foundation Act, 2004, promulgated on 10.03.2004, to introduce a scheme for providing houses or plots on no profit no loss basis to Government Servants on their retirement or to their families in case of death during service.


The Foundation has a 13-member Board of Directors under the chairmanship of the Chief Secretary, Punjab, including 7 ex-officio members. The Managing Director is the Chief Executive of the Foundation.

Members of the Board of Directors comprise following:

1.
Chief Secretary to the Government of the Punjab;
Chairman/ Director
2.
Additional Chief Secretary to the Government of the Punjab;
Director
3.
Chairman, Planning and Development Board Punjab;
Director
4.
Senior Member, Board of Revenue, Punjab;
Director
5.
Secretary to Government of the Punjab; Finance Department;
Director
6.
Secretary to Government of the Punjab, Housing, Urban Development and Public Health Engineering Department;
Director
7.
Three civil servants of the Punjab, one representing the civil Servants from BS-1 to BS-17, to be appointed by the Government for a specified period;
Directors
8.
Three other persons as may be appointed by the Government for a specified period;
Directors
9.
Managing Director of the Foundation.
Director/ Secretary

The Board has constituted five Committees consisting of board members to perform different functions of the Board, given as under:

1. Planning & Development Committeep
2. Finance & Accounts Committee
3. Land Bank Committee
4. House Allocation Committee
5. Works Committee

PGSHF LAW/RULES/REGULATIONS
  •  PGSHF Act, 2004

  •  PGSHF Rules, 2013

  •  PGSHF (Allocation of Houses/Plots) Regulations, 2013

  •  PGSHF (Appointment & Conditions of Service) Regulations, 2006

  •  PGSHF Gratuity Regulations, 2012

  •  Contributory Provident Fund Regulations, 2012

  •  PGSHF (Subscription Fund Operation) Regulations, 2006

  •  Policies decisions/guidelines of the Board of Directors

  •  Applicability of Government Rules/Instructions in absence of PGSHF’s own Rules/Regulations

FINANCIAL ASPECTS/SOURCE OF FUNDING
  •  Monthly contributions by the members

  •  Grants by the Government

  •  Loans and advances from Government/Financial Institutions

  •   Income/profit from investments

  •  Fees and other user charges

  •  Sale proceeds on disposal of assets

LAND ACQUISITION MODES
  • Transfer of state or nazul land by the Government (Board of Revenue) free of cost under section 3(3) of the PGSHF Act, 2004

  • Acquisition of private land under the Punjab Land Acquisition Act, 1894

  • Purchase of land from private parties under section 7(b) of the PGSHF Act, 2004

  • Acquisition of private land under Public-Private Partnership Policy (PPP) approved by the Board.

APPROVED STATIONS/DISTRICTS FOR HOUSING SCHEMES

Based on the preferences of the members, 11 districts/stations have been approved by the Board where the housing colonies will be built. These stations are:

(1) Bahawalpur
(2) Dera Ghazi Khan
(3) Faisalabad
(4) Gujranwala
(5) Lahore
(6) Multan
(7) Rawalpindi
(8) Sahiwal
(9) Sargodha
(10) Sialkot
(11) Khanewal

DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS

Infrastructure development and construction will be carried out on market based practices such as through hiring of planning, designing and construction consultants (like NESPAK etc.) or through a public private partnership with the management contractors / developers. Funding of the operations will be done with the following:

(a) income stream accruing to the Foundation on account of members monthly contributions.
(b) from loans negotiated with the Financial Institutions.

ALLOTMENT / ALLOCATION OF HOUSES/PLOTS

The Houses or plots are allocated in favour of the members or their families in case of death during service in a transparent manner as per entitlement seniority. The entitlement seniority is determined on the basis of the date of retirement or death (during service) or superannuation and priority of station/district indicated in his option of stations for each category of all members.

Category of Member
Type of House/Plot
I
(BS 1 – 7)
5-Marla (Type 'D')
II
(BS 8 – 15)
7-Marla (Type 'C')
III
(BS 16 – 18)
10-Marla (Type 'B')
IV
(BS 19 – 20)
1-Kanal (Type 'A')
V
(BS 21– 22)
1-Kanal (Type 'A-I')

MAINTENANCE OF THE HOUSING SCHEMES

The Foundation shall maintain a scheme for one year after its completion. Further mainetance of the scheme will lie with the society, subject to general supervision by the Foundation.