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                                Standing Order No. 03/2010

Subject:        S.O. for the allotment of residential accommodation on the charge
                of the Delhi Police.


                In pursuance of the recommendations of the Police Commission,
contained in Para 10 of their report in Chapter XIV, read with Govt. of India, Ministry of
Home Affairs letter No. 25/70 (DPG-14) P.I. dated 17.11.68 and powers vested under
section 19 (C) and 27 of the Delhi Police Act of 1978, this S.O. is issued for the
allotment of all categories of residential accommodation available at the disposal of the
Delhi Police.

Note: - An independent website of Quarter Allotment Cell is
available for making applications for allotment/change of all
types of accommodation for police personnel. The website
www.delhipoliceqac.in      also    provide    the   following
information: -
     a. Allotment Rules.
     b. Total Number of quarters (Type-wise, colony-wise)
          on the charge of Delhi Police.
     c. Quarters (type-wise) available for allotment.
     d. Quarters (type-wise) allotted during the month.
     e. Recent amendment/change in the allotment rules
          and any other circular regarding availability of
          newly constructed quarters etc., formats of forms
          for fresh allotment/change.

                It will be called S.O. No. 03/2010 of Delhi Police for allotment, occupation,
retention, vacation, eviction and regularization of residential accommodation on the
charge of Delhi Police.

(a)    This S.O. shall come into force with immediate effect.
(b)     This S.O. shall apply to all existing residential accommodation owned,
        requisitioned, hired, acquired or placed at the disposal of the Police Department
        by the Directorate of Estate or any other authority viz. D.D.A. and Govt. of NCT,
        Delhi etc. or taken on lease for residential purposes by the competent authority
        and such accommodation as may be placed at the disposal of the department
        from time to time and constructed by department in future.
        In this S.O., unless the context otherwise requires: -
(i)     “Allotment‟ means the grant of a licence to occupy a residence on the charge of
        the Delhi Police in accordance with the Provisions of this S.O.
(ii)    „Allotment Officer‟ means the Spl. Commissioner of Police (Admn.) and the Joint
        Commissioner of Police, (G.A.) of Police Headquarters as the case may be, as
        per provision of this S.O.
(iii)   „Allotment year‟ means the year beginning on 1st January of each calendar year.
(iv)    „Delhi‟ means the area within limits of the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
(v)     „Eligible Office‟ means the Police Headquarters and all the subordinate offices of
        Delhi Police, including Police Lines/Police Stations/Police Posts/Specialized
        Units etc., but it shall not include institutions/offices run out of the Regimental
        Funds of the force e.g. Amenities Funds & its schools and employees. All
        Gazetted and Non-Gazetted officers/men, Ministerial staff, Class-IV servants and
        civilians employed in Delhi Police including those on deputation to Delhi Police,
        shall be eligible for allotment of residential accommodation under this S.O.
(vi)    „Emoluments‟ mean the emoluments as defined in Fundamental Rules 45-C but
        excludes compensatory allowances.


               Emoluments of an officer under suspension shall be the emoluments
drawn by him on the first day of the allotment year in which he is suspended. In case
the date of suspension coincides with the 1st day of the allotment year, the emoluments
drawn immediately before the date of suspension shall be taken into account.

(vii)    „Family‟ means wife or husband as the case may be and includes parents,
         children, stepchildren, legally adopted children, brothers and sisters ordinarily
         residing with and wholly dependent on the Govt. servant.

               The term government servant used in this S.O. includes both male and
female working in Delhi Police notwithstanding the fact that pronoun he/she is used for
such an employee in this S.O.
(viii)   „Residence‟ means any accommodation used for purposes of family living.

(ix)     „Sub-letting‟ means allowing the use of residence by the allottee with or without
         payment of rent by unauthorized person but does not include a casual guest.
               Sharing of accommodation by an allottee with dependent members of his
family shall not be deemed to be sub-letting.

(x)      „Casual Guest‟ means a person whose stay with the allottee is not likely to
         exceed one month, provided that this time limit shall not apply to
         students/patients from blood relations, visiting and staying with the Govt. servant
         concerned for purposes of studies/treatment for whose prolonged stay indicating
         approximate period, the allottee concerned, shall be duty bound to inform the
         Allotment Officer concerned.

(xi)     „Priority date‟ of a Govt. servant in relation to a type of residence to which a
         Govt. servant is eligible under the provisions of this S.O., in respect of Govt.
         accommodation of type-IV or above ,means the earliest date from which he has
         been continuously drawing emoluments relevant to a particular type               of

         If two or more officials have the same priority date, priority date amongst    them
          shall be determined by seniority in rank.

(xii)    „Temporary    transfer‟   means   a   transfer,   which   involves   absence   from
         Headquarters for a period not exceeding four months.

(xiii)     „Transfer‟ means a transfer, posting or deputation from Delhi Police to any other
           Department except the Departments under G.N.C.T of Delhi.

(xiv)      „Type in relation to an officer‟ means the type of residence to which he is eligible
           under para-V of the S.O., provided that in the case of husband and wife both
           being in service of this Department, the type of residence in relation to the couple
           and their family, shall be determined with reference to the pay of the senior one
           and only one house shall be allotted to the couple even though both husband
           and wife shall be eligible for the same or different types of accommodation.

(xv)       „Enrolled Police Officer‟ means police officers in the rank of Constable to
           Save as otherwise provided by this S.O., a Govt. servant shall be eligible for
allotment of a residence of type shown in the table below:-
                                          MONTHLY EMOLUMENTS AS ON THE FIRST
                                          DAY OF ALLOTMENT YEAR IN WHICH THE
                                          ALLOTMENT IS MADE
„A‟ (I)                                   HC, Cts and Class IV and civilian employees
„B‟ (II)                                  ASI having grade Pay Rs. 2800/- and above.
                                          HC having Grade Pay Rs. 2400/- and above
                                          with minimum length of service 03 years in
                                          Delhi Police.
                                          Ct. Having Grade Pay Rs. 2000/- and above
                                          with minimum length of service 5 years in Delhi
„C‟ (III)                                 Officers having Grade Pay Rs. 4200/- and
„D‟ (IV)                                  Officers having Grade Pay Rs. 4600/- and
„E‟ and E-I‟                              Officers having Grade Pay Rs. 6600/- and

Note:-        Other employee of Delhi Police having similar grade pay will fall in
             respective categories of accommodation.

[i] Every Govt. servant working in Delhi Police, subject to the provisions under
this S.O., can make an application for allotment of residential accommodation
from “police Pool” on the prescribed application form [Appendix-II] and submit
the same at single window available in each dist./unit/PHQ or he can directly
make use of the e-form available on the QAC web site of Delhi police available in
all Dist./Units/PHQ.

Explanation: Applications for the allotment of Quarters received in the concerned
Distt./Unit shall be fed in the Computer through e-form on the Web-Site of QAC/PHQ
on internet having computer generated number.

[ii] Every Govt. servant working in Delhi Police, who desires to have an
allotment made under this S.O. can apply once for a quarter and the
same shall hold good till the quarter is allotted. If at some stage, an
individual wants to make some changes in the preference of allotment
or he/she moves into higher grade or when new colony or new flats
are built and he/she wants to include the same in his/her preference,
then he/she can make a fresh application.
[iii] Applications for initial allotment/applications for changes received
till 21st of each month should be considered for allotment of quarters.
Allotment should be done at the end of each month.

Note[i]: Allotment orders should be displayed on the notice board of
PHQ as well as notice boards of Dists/Units and on the website of
Quarter allotment cell of PHQ on Ist working day of every month.
Note[ii]:The floor option is not required to be given for the initial allotment of
type-I to type-IV quarter.
[iv] There should be a single window in each District /unit where
applications can be submitted .Particulars given in the applications

should be verified by concerned Distt./unit within 24 hours and
thereafter applications so received and verified should be sent to
Quarter allotment cell PHQ within 24 hours through concerned
Distt./Unit DCP.
Explanation[i]:- Applications can also be submitted at single window,
Ist Floor/PHQ. In such cases the Distt./Unit single window facility
counter shall , after verification, give back the application form to the
applicant within one day and thereafter the individual can personally
deposit the same at the single window facility counter in PHQ. It shall
be the duty of I/C Quarter allotment cell PHQ to get particulars of
applications, so received, verified.
Explanaion[ii]:- The receipt of applications submitted at single
window in Distt./Unit or PHQ should be duly acknowledged by issuing
a stamped receipt to the applicant on the spot immediately.
Explanation [iii]- Applicant must give his mobile number, e-mail address,
if having one, and postal address, for communication/correspondence
in the application form.
             If application is made on website then printout of the application and
acknowledgement should be downloadable. Applicant should send a copy
of this printout and acknowledgement to Quarter Allotment Cell/PHQ.
       [i]      There shall be three types of waiting lists to be prepared:
               [a] Unified Waiting list, for type I to type III accommodation, for initial
                   allotment as well as change waiting list. In case of change request
                   can be made for all floors except ground floor.
               [b] Unified waiting list for type IV and higher accommodation for initial
                   allotment and change of accommodation.
               [c] Change waiting list for type I to type III accommodation for ground
                   floor only.

 [ii]        Waiting list for type-I to type-III, initial allotment: - The length of
 service i.e. the date from which the applicant has been continuously in service shall
 be the criteria for the purpose of preparing the waiting list for Type-I to Type-III
 accommodation. In case date of joining is same, then the date of birth shall be the
 criteria, in case date of birth is same then date of application shall be the criteria.

 [iii]       Unified waiting list for Type-IV and higher types accommodation: -
 A unified waiting list for initial allotment as well as change shall be maintained for
 type IV and higher accommodation.
             The list is to be prepared with reference to the earliest date from which an
official has been continuously drawing emoluments/grade pay relevant to a particular
type of accommodation.
[iv]         Change Waiting List for Ground Floor in type I to Type III
             accommodation: -
             Change Waiting List for Ground Floor only shall be maintained for type-I to
Type-III accommodation. The police personnel may apply for change to Ground
Floor on maturity of their turn in the initial waiting list. Change list shall be based on
the length of service.

Explanation:- The quarter vacated shall be allotted strictly in accordance with the
seniority of applicant in the waiting list. The quarter‟s availability list indicating the
date on which the quarter was vacated shall be available on the website of Quarter
Allotment Cell/PHQ. The senior most man on the waiting list would get the first
quarter, if this is of the area/floor etc. he has opted for and so on .If there are two
first floor quarters vacated in a particular colony then the quarter falling vacant first
will go to the senior most in the waiting list and the quarter falling vacant next will go
to the second in the waiting list.



             Henceforth, the entire residential accommodation specified in para-V
             above, shall be on the charge of the Commissioner of Police, Delhi. The
             Joint Commissioner of Police, Genl. Admn. shall act as “Allotment Officer”
             for purposes of allotment/vacation of type-A (I), B (II) and C (III) quarters.
             The    allotment   /cancellation/vacation   of      type-D   (IV)   and   above
             accommodation and initiation of eviction proceedings in respect of flats of
             higher categories shall be made by the Spl. Commissioner of Police
             (Admn.), Delhi.

       [a] The allotment of Type-IV and above houses shall be made to officers to
       various services in the following orders as per their inter service specific

      [b] Type-D (IV) and above flats are also provided to GO‟s of Delhi Police by the
        Director of Estates, New Delhi from the General Pool of accommodation under
        the allotment rules of Directorate of Estates. Applications, on prescribed form,
        for allotment of houses of the entitled type shall be submitted by the officers as
        per procedure laid down by the Directorate of Estates. After the allotments have
        been made & accepted, necessary intimation in this connection shall be sent by
        the officer concerned to Directorate of Estate, Jt. C.P./G.A., the officers‟ own
        Head of Office & Acctt. Concerned indicating particulars of accommodation
        accepted/vacated/ occupied with date of occupation etc. This procedure shall
        be repeated whenever there is a change in accommodation occupied/vacated
        by the officer belonging to the Directorate of Estate.

Note: Procedure regarding recovery of licence fee etc. in respect of accommodation
      allotted to G.Os. of Delhi Police is given in Appendix-I.

      [iii] - Whenever a quarter is vacated, the vacancy report should be sent by the
      concerned Estate officer of the Distt./Unit to Quarter Allotment Cell/PHQ within
      48 Hours.
      [iv] -The concerned Distt./Unit should complete the repair, whitewashing work in
      Type-I to Type-III quarters within 45 days from the date of vacation of the quarter.
      As far as Type-IV and above quarters are concerned, this process should be

done after the quarter is allotted to the officer. The allottee for Type-I to Type-III
quarters shall have the liberty to occupy the quarter even before completion of 45
days but it shall not absolve the Estate Officer from the responsibility to complete
the essential repair/whitewashing within 45 days.

[v]- The quarter vacated shall be allotted as per the waiting list maintained under
the provisions of this S.O. immediately.
Explanation: -While issuing orders of allotment in respect of quarters of
Directorate of Estate placed at the disposal of Delhi Police, a specific mention
shall be made in the copy meant for the Enquiry Office concerned that as the
quarter is placed at the disposal of Police Department, no intimation in this
respect need to be given to the Directorate of Estates in order to avoid any
confusion. Similar procedure shall be adopted, when the allotment of such a
quarter is cancelled.

[vi] - When an accommodation is allotted the minimum essential repair and the
whitewashing should be got done by the concerned Estate Officer out the funds
for minor work.

       “Essential repair shall include only repair of damaged walls, floors, ceiling,
roof, windows, doors, fixtures, toilets, bathrooms and kitchen but shall not include
any alteration, modification, up-gradation, addition, POP work.

       Whitewashing shall include only retouching the already existing shades of
paints and whitewash.

       If any officer wants change of flooring, windows, doors, tiles, etc., he
should send a request/proposal to land & building only after taking over the
possession. Large scale modifications, beautification of the house should not be
ground for delaying the occupation of the house.”

       Annual ceiling of expenditure on the works of addition/ alteration shall be
as   per    order   No.14684-99/DA-5/L&B        Cell   (PHQ),     dated    23/8/2007


      All allotments made under this S.O. shall be subject to public interest. The
      allotment officer may cancel allotment or provide an alternative accommodation
      of next below entitlement to any allottee on administrative grounds at short notice
      if the residence in occupation of the official is required to be vacated. While
      making allotment first preference be given to applicants who are on waiting list
      for change of same type accommodation.

      WHO ARE MARRIED TO EACH OTHER [Please also refer S.R. 317-B {1}]

      [a]     No. Government servant shall be allotted a residence under this S.O. if the
              wife or the husband ,as the case may be, of the Government servant
              concerned is already in occupation of a Government quarter, unless such
              residence is surrendered.
              Provided that this sub-clause shall not apply where the husband and wife
              are residing separately in pursuance of an order of judicial separation
              made by a Court.

      [b]     Where two Govt. servants in occupation of separate residences allotted
              under this S.O. marry each other, they shall within one month of the
              marriage surrender one of the residences.

      [c]     If residence is not surrendered as required under para IX (a) & (b), the
              allotment of the residence of the lower type shall be deemed to have been
              automatically cancelled on the expiry of such period and if the residences
              are of the same type, the allotment of one of them, as the Allotment
              Officer may decide, shall be deemed to have been cancelled on expiry of
              such period.
      [d]     If a wife or husband, as the case may be, who is an allottee of a residence
              under this S.O., is subsequently allotted a residential accommodation at
              the same station from a pool to which this S.O. do not apply, she or he, as

                       the case may be, shall surrender one of the residences within one month
                       of such allotment.

                       There shall be no allotment against likely vacancies without the
              prior approval of C.P., Delhi.


                       10% of clear vacant quarters in type-„A‟ (I) and type ‟B‟(II) residences and
5% clear vacant quarters in type ‟C‟(III) and type ‟D‟ (IV) residences shall be reserved
for allotment to scheduled castes and scheduled tribes employees. 5 % of clear vacant
quarters of categories A to C shall be reserved for women. This principle of reservation
shall, however, not apply to houses earmarked for essential duty posts.

      (i)           Besides sending allotment order to and through the concerned
                    Dist./Unit DCP, a copy of the Allotment Order shall be sent to the
                    applicant directly on his/her postal address. Intimation regarding
                    allotment should be sent on the email address as well as by
                    sending SMS on the mobile phone of allottee.
      (ii)          The acceptance of allotment should be conveyed to QAC/PHQ by the allottee
                    within 15 days after allotment order is received.
      (iii)         When the quarter is ready, the concerned Estate Officer shall send “Ready to
                    Occupy” report to QAC/PHQ.
      (iv)          On receipt of „Ready to Occupy‟ report in QAC/PHQ, occupation slip shall be
                    issued to the allottee immediately by calling him in person.
      (v)           Once occupation slip is received allottee must occupy the quarter within a
                    period of 21 days. Period of 21 days shall start from the date of receipt of
                    occupation slip.

   (vi)           A Govt. servant who accept the allotment and occupy the premises shall bring
                  his family within a period of 60 days after the quarter is occupied, failing which
                  the allotment shall be liable to be cancelled and he/she shall be debarred
                  from the allotment of residential accommodation for one year.

   (vii)          On receipt of allotment/cancellation order of govt. accommodation the
                  concerned Head of Office will make a mention of it in the pay slip/AXIS bank
                  account of the concerned individual.
   (viii)         A list of allotted quarters during a month must be circulated on the last day of
                  the month to all Districts/Units for the information of all concerned. This list
                  must be displayed on the notice boards of the offices of District/Unit DCsP
                  and Notice board in PHQ, and also posted on the Web-site of Quarter
                  Allotment Cell/PHQ.

          (i)        Out of turn allotment would be made through a committee consisting of
                     the Spl. CP/Admn., Spl CP/Vig. and Jt. CP/GA and other officials as
                     decided by the C.P, Delhi from time to time. In cases, wherein the
                     committee is considering allotment on medical grounds, a medical doctor
                     can be consulted, if required.
          (ii)       Allotment on Extreme Compassionate Ground
                     The Committee may, for the reasons to be recorded in writing, allot a
                     quarter on extreme compassionate grounds. This shall be only in the
                     rarest of rare cases and shall require the concurrence of the CP, Delhi.
          (iii)      Allotment on Medical Ground
                     The allotment on medical grounds shall be made in case of the Govt.
                     Servants and their spouses, dependent children and dependent parents,
                     suffering from any of the following diseases:-
                     Tuberculosis (serious cases only), Cancer, Heart ailments (of an
          extremely serious nature), physically disability, orthopaedically handicapped and
          mentally handicapped/spastic dependents.

                The list of diseases, on the basis of which out of turn allotment may be
         considered as above, is not an exhaustive one. The Committee may consider
         any other life threatening diseases or other serious disabilities causing
         permanent impairment, for this purpose.
         (iv)   In cases where disability of dependent parents is the sole ground for
                asking for out of turn allotment, the Committee should consider the facts
                and circumstances along with merits of each case carefully, before making
                their recommendations.
         (v)    Requirements for processing the case for out of turn allotment on Medical
         (a)    The medical certificate to be produced should be from AIIMS,
                Safdarjung, Ram Manohar            Lohia Hospital, LNJP Hospital, Deen
                Dayal Upadhyaya Hospital, GTB Hospital, Bara Hindu Rao- Malka
                Ganj, Rajan Babu T.B. Hospital, Kingsway Camp, St. Stephen‟s
                Hospital- Tis Hazari, Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre,
                Okhla, Metro Heart Institute Sector-12 Noida, G.B. Pant Hospital, JLN
                Marg New Delhi, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer & Research Institute, Rohini,
                Aruna Asaf Ali Govt. Hospital, Old Police Lines, Delhi, Guru Gobind
                Singh Govt. Hospital, Raghubir Nagar, Delhi, Sanjay Gandhi
                Memorial Hospital, Mangol Puri, Lal Bahadur Shashtri Hospital,
                Kalyan Puri, Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital, Jahangir Puri,
                Rao Tula Ram Hospital, Jaffar Pur Kalan, Delhi.
         (b)    The original medical certificate from the given Govt. hospital in Delhi duly
                signed by the specialist and countersigned by the Medical Superintendent.
                It should not be more than a month old in cases pertaining to a dependent,
                should certify the relationship between the applicant and the patient.
         (c)    Such medical certificate should also carry the signatures of the patient and
                his/her photograph pasted on it duly attested by the authority issuing the
                medical certificate. The number of the CGHS Card of the official who is
                applying for allotment on medical grounds should also be indicated in the
                medical certificate.

(d)      The request of the applicant should contain specific reasons for seeking
         out of turn allotment.
(e)      Full particulars of present accommodation and details of family members
         living with the applicant. An attested copy of Ration Card/CGHS Card
         should be enclosed with the request.
(f)      A certificate that the applicant has not applied earlier for out of turn
         allotment on medical grounds. In case he has applied earlier he may be
         asked to give full details.
(g)      In the case of T.B, X-ray taken not more than a month prior to the date of
         application. The X-ray should contain the name of the patient.
(h)      Full photographs showing the extent of the disability/deformity duly
         attested by the doctor concerned.
(i)      A certificate to this effect that his/her father/mother is dependent on
         him/her (in relevant cases).
(vi)     The Committee shall consider discretionary allotments in the next below
         Type of the entitlement of the officials concerned.
(vii)    The committee, while recommending allotment to the competent authority
         shall make a speaking recommendation in each case, giving specific
         reason for discretionary allotment. Where the competent authority differs
         from the recommendation of the committee, he will also record the
         reasons therefore in writing.
(viii)   Such allotments shall, however, be restricted to a total of not more than
         five houses in each type (type-I to Type-IV only) in a year, within the
         overall sealing of 5% of each such type in a year.
(ix)     For allotment on compassionate ground, request may be floor specific or
         general area specific but it shall not be colony specific.
Note: -
       Out of turn allotments on extreme compassionate and medical grounds
shall not exceed 5 % of the vacancies falling vacant in the year. The reserved
categories shall be entitled for out of turn allotment under the S.O. from the
reserved quota only.

(ix)     Allotment of quarters to eligible wards/spouse of an allottee in Death/
         Retirement Cases.

               Regularization of quarters on retirement/death grounds in the name of
         spouse/wards of police officers/men in legal occupation of Police Pool
         accommodation shall be permissible under the S.O. Eligibility of type of
         accommodation in such cases shall be determined with reference to the pay of
         the spouse/son/daughter/daughter-in-Law of the deceased/retiree as indicated
         herein and the inter-se- seniority of such applicants maintained with reference to
         the date of appointment in Delhi Police.

 (i)     Dismissal/removal from service shall bestow no right for the type of
         accommodation mentioned at Para-XII (ix) above.

(ii)     Regularization may be made on death/retirement of a Govt. servant to his
         son/daughter/brother/wife/daughter–in-Law,    if   the   Govt.   servant   was   an
         employee of Delhi Police and was occupying accommodation of Police Pool and
         his dependent is also an employee of the Delhi Police provided such dependent
         had been sharing accommodation with the retired/deceased Govt. servant for at
         least 6 months or the length of service whichever is less immediately preceding
         the date of latter‟s retirement/death and was not drawing house rent allowance
         during this period. However, in case of drawal of House rent allowance by the
         sons/daughters etc. of the deceased/retired Govt. servant during the said period
         or from the date of appointment whichever is later, recovery of House Rent
         Allowance would be made in lump sum under the orders of the Allotment Officer,
         provided that he gives an undertaking to keep retired/deceased officer‟s family in
         the said quarter and to vacate the premises in one month from the date he
         ceases to do so. In the event of his failure to abide by his undertaking such an
         allottee shall be treated as an unauthorized occupant and allotment of house in
         his favour shall be deemed to be cancelled w.e.f. the date of his ceasing to
         comply with the condition.

(iii)    Regularization of accommodation on the death of a police official/allottee may be
         made in favour of the spouse/ward if they are appointed in the department within
         a period of two years after the death of the Government servant.

(iv)    This allotment shall be subject to clearance of all outstanding dues in respect of
        the same accommodation from the date of death of the late Government
        employee till the date of eviction/application for regularization.


(i).    “If a Govt. servant fails to accept the allotment of a residence within

        15 days, from the date of receipt/intimation of the allotment order
        he/she shall be debarred for one year for allotment of Govt.
        accommodation and has to apply afresh after the expiry of the
        debar period.
(ii)    If a Govt. servant occupying a lower type of residence is allotted or offered a
        residence of the type of his entitlement for which he had applied, he may, on
        refusal of the said allotment or offer of allotment be permitted to continue to
        occupy the previously allotted residence on the condition that such an officer
        shall not be eligible for another allotment of his entitlement for one year.
(iii)   A Police Officer who is allotted Govt. accommodation but does not occupy it or

        a police officer who surrenders Govt. accommodation at his own initiative after

        giving formal notice of ten days, may be paid House Rent Allowance, if otherwise

        admissible without obtaining “No Accommodation Certificate” from the Allotment

        Officer in view of scarcity of accommodation in Delhi.


a)      If an allottee is already in occupation of a lower type of accommodation and is
        offered initial allotment of higher type, he can accept the offer technically and
        may apply for change of accommodation,


  (1)     An allotment shall be effective from the date on which it is accepted by the Govt.
          servant and shall continue in force until: -

        (a)    The expiry of the permissible concessional period prescribed under this
               S.O. after the Govt. servant ceases to be on duty in Delhi Police.

        (b)    It is cancelled by the Allotment Officer or is deemed to have been
               cancelled under any of the provisions of the S.O.

        (c)    It is surrendered by the Govt. servant, or

        (d)    The Govt. servant ceases to occupy the residence.

  (2)     A residence allotted to a Govt. servant may, subject to sub- clause (3) below be
          retained on the happening of any of the events specified in Column 1 of the table
          below for the period specified in the corresponding entry in column thereof,
          provided that the residence is required for bonafide use of the Government
          servant or members of his family.
S.NO.           Events                Period of                     Licence Fees
                                                         G.O‟s & Civilians  Enrolled    police
 1.     Resignation, dismissal,    One month             Normal licence fee Free
        removal, termination
        from service
 2.     Retirement(including       4 months + 4          4 months-normal     1month free
        voluntary retirement or    months *              4 months -Double    3 months normal
        terminal leave                                                       4 months double
 3.     Death                     One year +             Normal              1 month free
                                  One year *                                 thereafter normal
                                  (not admissible
                                  to a house
                                  owner )
 4.     Transfer to an in- Entire period                 Normal              Normal
        eligible office in Delhi#

5.         Transfer /deputation to Entire period       Normal licence fee 1    month    free
           other departments of                                           thereafter normal
           GNCT, Govt. of India in
           Delhi and posting with
           UN     Peace   Keeping
           Mission duties
6.         Temporary Transfer in 4months+6             4 months-Normal  1 month free
           India                 months*               6 months double  3 months normal
                                                                        6 months double
7.         Deputation      outside    6 months+      6 months-normal    1 month free
           India except UN Peace      6 months*      6 months-Double    5 months normal
           Keeping Mission duties                                       6 Months double
8.         On     proceeding    on    Full period of Normal licence fee Not applicable
           training                   training
9.         Leave     on    medical    Full period of Normal licence fee Not applicable
           ground                     leave

10.        Study leave in or          Entire period of Normal licence fee Not applicable
           outside India              study leave
11.        Hard             Posting   Entire period of Normal licence fee Not applicable
           (AGMUT/DANIPS              posting
12.        Soft             Posting   Entire period of Double licence fee   Not applicable
           (AGMUT/DANIPS              posting
13.        On     repatriation   of   Two months       Two months           Normal
           deputationist to his       Six months       Six months           Double
           parent cadre/Dept.

       *     Allowed on medical/education grounds.
   # In eligible offices including those where the Govt./police employee on posting is
      not eligible for accommodation from the Directorate of Estate/GNCT, Delhi.

                    The period permissible on transfer mentioned above shall count from the
 date of relinquishment of charge plus the period of leave, if any, sanctioned to and
 availed of by the officer before joining duty at the new office.

 (3)         Not withstanding anything contained in sub- clause (2) above when a
             Government servant is dismissed, removed from service or when his services
             are terminated and it is necessary or expedient in public interest so to do, the
             Commissioner of Police/Spl. Commissioner of Police (Admn.) may require the
             Allotment Officer to cancel the allotment of the residence made to such officer
             either forthwith or with effect from such date prior to the expiry of the period of
        one month referred to in item (1) of the table below sub-clause (2) as he may
        specify and the allotment officer shall act accordingly.

(4)     Normally Govt. accommodation shall be vacated by the retiree within the
        concessional period of 4 months. For GO‟s/civilians, the first four months shall be
        normal licence fee. For an enrolled police officer, the first month shall be free
        while for the next three months he would have to pay normal licence fee. On
        educational and medical grounds, an allottee may be allowed by a specific order
        of the House Allotment Officer to retain a residence on payment of licence fees
        mentioned above at flat rates under F.R.-45 „A‟ for a period of four months more
        subject to the condition that a serving police officer of Delhi Police gives surety to
        pay the dues (licence fee) for the said period of the retiree or the request
        accompanied by advance payment through bank draft as per the rates of licence
        fee for the period for which extension is sought. Requests for extensions in the
        period of retention of residences beyond eight months from the date of retirement
        shall not be entertained even if the Govt. servant concerned is willing to pay
        licence fee at damage charges. Similarly, in death cases after the expiry of
        normal permissible period of one year permission can be extended for one year
        more on educational and medical grounds to retain the govt. accommodation by
        the family of the deceased on normal licence fee provided that the family does
        not have own house in Delhi.

(5)    In dismissal cases a Police Officer may be allowed by specific order of allotment
       officer to retain the residence on advance payment of twice of licence fee till the
       decision of appeal against the order of dismissal is decided.


(i)     The Commissioner of Police, Special. Commissioner of Police,(Admn.)/ Joint
        Commissioner of Police (G.A.), Addl. Dy. Commissioner of Police (G.A.)
        have been delegated powers under section 27(i) (b) & 27 (2) of Delhi Police, Act
        1978, vide Delhi Administration‟s notifications No.F.5/83/78-Home(P)/Estt.(ii)
        dated 16.11.78 (APPENDIX-VII) to take action for vacation of Govt. quarters.

(ii)    The concerned Head of office of the retiree/Vol. Retiree/dismissed /removed/
          deceased shall ensure full recoveries of the amount of pending dues on account
          of licence fee, market rent, electricity etc. of Govt. accommodation if any from
          death-cum-retirement gratuity of the Govt. servant. If required, the amount may
          also be recovered through Pensioners Dearness Relief through Pension
          Disbursing Authority under Govt. of India Decision No.1 below Rule-55A and
          Govt. of India‟s Decision No.7 below Rule 73 of CCS Pension Rules- 1972. If no
          such recoveries of licence fee/market rent etc. are made from the Govt. servant,
          the Head of office shall be held responsible, for non-recovery.


       a. No DD entry of vacation of the Govt. Qtr. shall be lodged by the MHC (M)
          /Estate officer till the allottee clears the outstanding electricity/ water charges and
          produce the „No Objection Certificate‟ being issued by the concerned
          out-standing cases of electricity/water charges shall be dealt with by the
          concerned Distts./Units DCsP where the allottee is posted. No such case shall be
          referred to the Quarter Allotment Cell.


          If an officer is transferred to a station where he is not permitted or advised by the
Central Govt. to take his family with him and the residence allotted to him is required by
the family for bonafide educational needs of his children, he may be allowed by the
specific orders of the Spl. Commissioner of Police (Admn.) on request to retain
residence on payment of licence fee at prescribed rates under the S.O. till he completes
his tenure in such stations.


          The following procedure shall be observed for getting Govt. accommodation
   vacated from a Government servant who is to be relieved for deputation                   to a
   department not covered in table under sub-clause XV(2) of S.O. and not under the
   charge of Commissioner of Police, Delhi.
      Notices inviting volunteers for deputation to an in-eligible office shall specifically
  contain a clause that the selected official shall have to vacate Govt. accommodation
  within 2 months from the date of his proceeding on deputation. A written undertaking
  on the prescribed Proforma (Appendix-VI) duly attested by a Gazetted Officer shall
  be obtained alongwith such applications before the names are forwarded to the
  borrowing departments. After the selection has been made, the official, who is in
  occupation of Govt. residential accommodation and had volunteered himself for
  deputation shall be called upon to vacate the Government quarter in his possession
  by stipulated date after giving two months period as permissible under the rules and
  vacation shall be ensured by the „Quarter Allotment Cell‟ of PHQ failing which the
  allottee concerned shall be liable for payment of licence fee at damage charges and
  action u/s 27(i)(b) and 27(2) of Delhi Police Act, 1978 shall also be initiated. The
  concerned branch of PHQ while issuing notification for relieving the police officer on
  deputation will also mention the Quarter number, which the police officer is
  having/allotted at the time of his departure for taking necessary action to be taken by

      Adequate time shall be allowed between the date of selection for deputation and
the date fixed for departure from the Delhi Police, to enable the Govt. servant to vacate
Govt. accommodation in time.

XX.   DEATH/     DISMISSAL/      REMOVAL/        RETIREMENT        /   RESIGNATION        &

      While issuing S.Os. (Struck off strength) orders on account of retirement/
resignation/death or dismissal of a Govt. servant, a specific mention shall be made in
such order that whether such a Govt. servant was occupying any Govt. quarter and if
so, quarter No. type/place of quarter which he is occupying shall be specifically
mentioned and a copy endorsed to the Allotment officer to enable him to take
appropriate action for vacation of premises etc. In addition to the above a specific
communication shall be separately sent to the allotment officer within ten days from the
date of actual retirement/resignation/death & dismissal/removal and follow up action


[i]     Where allotment of accommodation or alternative accommodation has                been
        accepted, the recovery of licence fee, where ever applicable, should be made
        from the day of occupation or 21 day from the date of issue of the occupation
        Slip, which ever is earlier (as the allottee is given 21 days for occupation).

[ii]    A Govt, servant who, after acceptance, fails to take possession of that
        accommodation within 21 days from the date of issue of the occupation slip,
        shall be charged licence fee from the date of acceptance.

[iii]   A Govt. servant, while in occupation of a residence, if allotted another residence
        and take possession of new allotted accommodation also, the allotment of
        previous residence shall be deemed to be cancelled from the date of occupation
        of the new residence. He may, however, retain the former residence without
        payment of licence fee for a maximum period of 30 days for shifting purpose.

[iv]    Market rent in case of a previous quarter will be charged only when the normal
        repair work and whitewashing has been completed in the new quarter within 45 +
        21days from the date of vacation of quarter by previous allottee and new allottee
        has failed to occupy the quarter.     In case market rent has to be waived off, it
        can be done only on the ground that there was delay in carrying out normal
        repair and whitewashing which was not due to any fault of new allottee.


        The Govt. servant to whom a residence has been allotted shall be liable
personally for the payment of licence fee thereof, where-ever applicable and for any
damage beyond fair wear and tear caused thereto, or to the furniture, fixtures or fittings
services provided therein by Govt. during the period for which the residence has
remained allotted to him, or where the allotment has been cancelled under any of the
provisions in this S.O. until the residence alongwith out-houses appurtenant thereto
have been vacated and full vacant possession thereof restored to the allotment officer.


(i)      A Govt. servant may at any time, surrender an allotment by giving intimation so
         as to reach the Allotment Officer at least ten days before the date of vacation of
         the residence. The allotment of the residence shall be deemed to have been
         cancelled with effect from the eleventh day after the day on which the letter is
         received by the Allotment Officer or the date specified in the letter whichever is
         later. If he fails to give due notice, he shall be responsible for payment of licence
         fee for ten days or the number of days by which the notice given by him falls
         short of ten days, provided that the Allotment Officer may accept a notice for a
         short period.
(ii)     Govt. servant who surrenders Govt. accommodation in his/her occupation will not
         be considered for allotment of Govt. Quarter. for one year from the date of
(iii)    Such Govt. servant will, however, be considered for re-allotment of
         accommodation on the basis of his original priority date after the debar period.


A-(i)    A govt. servant to whom residence has been allotted under this S.O. may apply
         for a change to another residence of the same type or a residence of the type to
         which he is eligible, whichever is lower. Not more than two changes shall be
         allowed in respect of one type of residence allotted to the govt. servant.
(ii)     Applications for change may be made by the Govt. servants on the prescribed
         form to the Allotment Officer as per procedure laid down in this S.O. These shall
         be entered in the Computer in the change waiting list categorically meant for
         change of residence. For purposes of this S.O. the Govt. servants whose names
         are included in the waiting list earlier shall be senior unblock to those whose
         names are included in the list subsequently.

(iii)    Changes shall be offered in order of seniority determined in accordance with sub-
         clause (ii) and having regard to the Govt. Servant preference as far as possible.

(iv)    The application for change of accommodation is entertained in the same type
        only and the change to be higher type of accommodation is treated as a case of
        initial/fresh allotment.

(v)     The applicant should clearly indicate the colony (upto 3) and floor to which he is
        seeking a change.
(vi)    An applicant seeking change from a Type-I one room quarter to a Type-I two
        room quarter should specifically indicate colony desired (upto 3), floor, and
        number of rooms.
(vii)   If a Govt. servant fails to accept a change of residence offered to him as per
        his/her preference within 21 days from the date of issue of occupation slip,
        he/she shall not be considered again for a change of residence of that type and
        shall be debarred for one year.

            THE FAMILY
           Not with standing anything contained in para XXI of the S.O., a Government
servant may be allowed a change of residence on the death of any member of his family
if he applies for a change within three months of such occurrence, provided that the
change will be given in the same type of residence already allotted to the Govt. servant.


           Govt. servants to whom residences of the same type/category have been
allotted under the S.O. may apply for permission for mutual exchange of their
residences. Such requests shall be granted at the discretion of the Allotment Officer.
The mutual exchange of Govt. Qtr. shall be allowed subject to the condition that both
the officer will not surrender and vacate the Qtr. for a period of two years from the date
of mutual transfer. In case, any of the allottee surrenders/vacates his/her mutually
exchanged Govt. Qtr. prior to the completion of two years he shall not be granted House
Rent Allowance for the remaining period from the date of surrender/vacation of the
Govt. Qtr. till the completion of two years from the date of mutual exchange.

               A Govt. servant to whom a residence has been allotted, shall maintain the
residence premises and the surrounding area in a clean condition to the satisfaction of
the Estate officer, Public Works Department, New Delhi, Municipal Committee,
Municipal Corporation of Delhi or Municipal Committee of Cantonment Board as the
case may be, failure to do so shall render him in-eligible for continued retention of the

  (i)        No Govt. servant shall share the residence allotted to him or any of the
          out-houses, garages and stables appurtenant thereto. The servants quarters,
          out-houses garages and stables should be used only for the bonafide

 (ii)     The allottee should obtain written permission of the allotment officer before
             sharing the accommodation with any person other than a dependent member
             of his family and casual guests as defined in the S.O. Such permission
             should be granted only after intimating the employer of the sharer if he is a
             Govt. servant or serving in Corporation and obtaining an undertaking from
             the proposed sharer duly attested by his/her employer, that he will not draw
             house rent allowance for the period of sharing. Permission if granted should
             be made renewable at quarterly intervals after re-verification and satisfaction
             of the Allotment Officer that the concession in no way prejudice to the
             requirements of discipline and harmonious relations between neighbours.

               If a Govt. servant to whom a residence has been allotted raises any
unauthorized construction/structure in any part of the residence or uses the residence or
any portion thereof for any purpose other than that for which it is meant, or tampers with
the electric or water connection or violate the terms and conditions of the allotment or
uses the residence or premises or permits or suffers the residence or premises to be
used for any purpose which the Allotment Officer considers to be improper or conducts
himself in a manner which in his opinion is prejudicial to the maintenance of harmonious
relations with his neighbours or       knowingly furnishes incorrect information in any

application or written statement with a view to securing the allotment, the Allotment
Officer may, without prejudice to any other disciplinary action that may be taken against
him, cancel the allotment of the residence.

      In this sub-clause the expression Govt. servant includes, unless the context
otherwise required, a member of his family and any person claiming through the Govt.

      [i]     If a Govt. servant sublets a residence allotted to him/her or any portion
              thereof or any of the out-houses, garages or stables appurtenant thereto
              he may ,without prejudice to any other action that may be taken against
              him , be charged enhanced licence fee not exceeding four times of the
              standard licence fee flat rate under F.R-45-A. The quantum of licence fee
              to be recovered and the period for which the same is to be recovered in
              each case will be decided by the Allotment Officer on merit.

      [ii]    Allotment of the Govt. Qtr.      may be cancelled after issuing SCN and
              considering the reply of allottee straightway.

      [iii]   He/She may be debarred for further allotment of Govt. Qtr. for maximum
              three Years.

      [iv]    The matter shall be taken up with the concerned authority for initiating
              the Departmental proceedings against the delinquent Govt. servant Under
              Delhi Police Act, 1978 read with Delhi Police (Punishment & Appeal)
              Rules, 1980/Rule-14 of the CCS (CCA) Conduct Rules, 1965. Where
              action to cancel the allotment is taken on account of unauthorized
              subletting of the premises by the allottee, a period of sixty days shall be
              allowed to the allottee. The allotment shall be cancelled with effect from
              the date of vacation of the premises or expiry of the period of sixty days
              from the date of order for the cancellation of the allotment whichever is
         [v]       The Allotment Officer shall be competent to take all or any of the action
                  under sub- clause (i) , (ii) and [iii] above, and also to declare the Govt.
                  Servant, who commits a breach of S.O. and instructions issued to him, to
                  be ineligible for allotment of residential accommodation upto a period not
                  exceeding three years. Before canceling an allotment an opportunity will
                  be given to the allottee to make representation against the proposed
                  action and the allotment may be cancelled after considering his reply.


                  Horses, buffaloes, cows, goats, hens and other animals shall not be kept
inside the Govt. accommodation or within their compounds etc. without the prior
sanction of the Allotment Officer, which shall be granted only when proper
accommodation exists for such animal to which they must be confined with due regard
to sanitation of the premises and neighborhood. In no case, permission shall be granted
to erect accommodation of temporary premises to keep animal and allottee shall pay for
any damages caused by such animal to Govt. property, as decided by the Allotment
Officer in each case.


               Where, after an allotment has been cancelled or is deemed to be cancelled
under any provision contained in the S.O., the residence remain or has remained in
occupation of the Govt. servant to whom it was allotted or any person claiming through
him, such Govt. servant shall be liable to pay damage charges for use and occupation
of the residence, services, furniture and garden charges determined by the Allotment
Officer through P.W.D., authorities from time to time.


   (i)         Any valid allotment of a residence which is subsisting immediately before the
               commencement of the S.O. or under the rules/orders then in force, shall be
             deemed to be an allotment duly made under the S.O. not withstanding that
             the Govt. servant to whom it has been made, is not entitled to a residence of
             that type under para-V and all the proceeding provision of the S.O. shall apply
             in relation to that allotment and that govt. servant accordingly.

      (ii)   House Owning Officer: - The allotment of a residence to an Officer (G.O.,
             Class-IV and other civilian employee) who has a house of his own in Delhi
             shall be made in accordance with instructions contained in Directorate of
             Estate, Govt.   of India, New Delhi‟s Memorandum No. 12031(2)/81-Pol.II,
             dated 5.5.1984 read with this Headquarters endorsement No. 4022-
             80/Allotment Cell/PHQ dated 4.12.89 and licence fee recovered at prescribed
             rates by the allotment officer concerned.


(i)          If there is any disputed allotment in the list of allotment, the
             applicant can submit his application directly to the Joint CP/GA or
             Spl. CP/Admn without having to go through normal channel and
             such allotment will be frozen till a decision taken on merits.

(ii)         If any question arises as to the interpretation of the S.O., the decision of the
             Commissioner of Police, Delhi thereon shall be final.


            This S.O. supersedes S.O. No. 3/2006 (Revised) issued vide this
Headquarters No. 13500-13585/QAC-AC-IV/PHQ dated 29.7.2006 as amended from
time to time.

                                                             ( Y.S. DADWAL )
                                                        COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

No.__________________/QAC/AC-I/PHQ dated Delhi the__________/2010.

         Copy forwarded for information and strict compliance to:-
1.       All Spl. Commissioners of Police, Delhi.
2.       All Joint Commissioners of Police, Delhi.
3.       All Addl. Commissioners of Police, Delhi.
4.       S.O./P.A. to Commissioner of Police, Delhi.
5.       All Dy. Commissioners of Police, Distts./Units including FRRO and
         Principal/PTC, Jharoda Kalan, Delhi/New Delhi.
6.       F.A., L.A. and F.A. to Commissioner of Police, Delhi.
7.       All Assist. Commissioner of Police, PHQ including ACP/IT Centre/ PHQ/Delhi.
8.       All Insprs./PHQ including Per. and Acctt./PHQ.
9.       All S.H.O‟s/R.I‟s, Delhi/New Delhi. to be circulated by concerned Distt./Unit
10.      All Head Assistants in PHQ and QAC/PHQ.
11.      Inspr./Admn./PHQ.
12.      HAR/PHQ with 10 spare copies.


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