Directorate Of Estates

Information About Activities

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has selected 103 Central Government colonies in country for implementation of the following in a campaign mode:

  • Sensitization on Source Segregation of Household waste and Orientation and Capacity building on Home Composting.
  • Rooftop Rain Water Harvesting- Awareness and construction.
  • Cleaning and Greening of open spaces through Plantation.
74 colonies in Delhi and 29 colonies in various parts of the country have been selected for intensive campaign of the Ministry from first week of July, 2019 to the mid of October, 2019.

List of Colonies( New Delhi and States ) and Nodal Officers ( New Delhi and States) of the Departments of Directorate of Estate, Central Public Works Department (CPWD), CPWD (Horticulture), Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) can be viewed from the website.

Sensitization on Source Segregation of Household waste and Orientation and capacity building on Home Composting is being done with the help of ULBs. Residents of Colonies are being motivated to segregate the house hold waste and adopt home composting of organic waste. The ULBs ensured segregated collection, transportation and disposal of waste from colonies.

Construction of Rooftop Rain Water harvesting structures is being done in the selected colony buildings to ensure conservation and judicious use of water.

Cleaning and greening agenda in 103 colonies are implemented in association with the residents, Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs), Non Government Organisations (NGOs) and other stakeholders to ensure maximum participation. Plantation drives in these colonies are being organised throughout the period and a special campaign was organised under the banner of ‘HARIYALI MAHOTSAV’. Minimum 50% of the plantation is of fruit bearing trees of local species.

Residents of Governments Colonies have participated whole heartedly in this Campaign.