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Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What is the purpose of the establishment of Punjab Government Servants Housing Foundation(PGSHF)?

Answer: The purpose of the Foundation is to provide houses or plots on no profit no losss basis to Government servants on their retirement or to their families in case of death during service.

Question: Is PGSHF is an institution of Punjab Government or an institution of mutual cooperation of Government employees?

Answer: 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.

Question: Who is responsible for the affairs of Housing Foundation in Punjab Government?

Answer: Foundation is a subordinate dependent institute of S&GAD. A Board under the Chief Secretary Punjab has been devised to look after the affairs of the Foundation.

Question: To whom will Housing Foundation allot houses/plots?

Answer: The Housing Foundation will allocate houses or plots to the member Govt. servants or their families as per entitlement seniority.

Question: How one can become the member of Housing Foundation?

Answer: You may become member of the Foundation after submitting prescribed Form of Housing Foundation within prescribed time period.

Question: What are the conditions for being a member of Housing Foundation?

Answer: All permanent Punjab Government employees are entitled to become the member of the Foundation.

Question: Will Foundation construct flats or houses for the employees?

Answer: Foundation is planning to construct houses for member Govt. servants.

Question: What will be the area of my allotted house/plot?

Answer: Houses/plots will be allotted to the members of the Foundation according to their retirement grade as per following schedule.

Basic Scale

Area

Covered Area

1 to 7

5 marlas

1000 Square feet

8 to 15

7 marlas

1350 Square feet

16 & 18

10 marlas

2000 Square feet

19 to 22

20 marlas

3000 Square fleet

Question: To whom will be allotted deceased member's house/plot?

Answer: Deceased member's house will be allotted to the family of the deceased member.

Question: Shall I have to deposit monthly subscription directly to Foundation?

Answer: Monthly subscription will be deducted from the salary of the member as per the scale/grade given below. The record of this monthly deduction will be reflected either on your pay bill or pay slip.

Basic Pay Scale

Monthly Rate of Deduction

1-4

800

5-7

800

8-12

1,200

13-15

1,500

16 2,000

17-18

2,400

19-22

3,600

You can contribute more than this minimum amount and are advised to do so, so that there is minimum financial burden at the time of delivery of house/plot when full cost has to be paid. Retired members are also advised to continue paying through Bank Draft / Pay Order in the name of Punjab Government Servants Housing Fund.

 

For any further information, contact PGSHF Office or our Divisional Data Entry Operators (DDEOs)