Delhi | Saturday , March 28 2020
Directorate of Estates is an Attached Office under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. It is responsible for the administration and management of Estates Residential/Office Accommodation of Government of India in the metropolitan cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai and five other cities/towns namely Shimla, Chandigarh, Ghaziabad, Faridabad and Nagpur.
The Central Government Estates in the remaining cities and owns are administered by the CPWD.Directorate of Estates is also responsible for administration of Markets in Govt. colonies in Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, and Nagpur & Mumbai.
In order to facilitate the visitors, Directorate of Estates has also opened a modern computerised Information and Facilitation Centre at Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi.
Responsible for the administration and management of the office buildings and residential accommodation of Government of India employees in the cities.
National e-Governance Award
e-Awas application developed by NIC for Directorate of Estates, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India received the National e-Governance Award 2011-2012 on 10th February 2012 during 15th National Conference on e-Governance held on 9th - 10th February 2012 at Bhubaneswar, Odisha.