Details of Post Offices and Telegraph Offices functioning in own building or rented building

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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2731
ANSWERED ON 13.03.2013
POST OFFICES IN RENTED BUILDINGS
2731 . Shri S. SEMMALAI/OM PRAKASH YADAV/P.R. NATARAJAN

Will the Minister of COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY be pleased to state:-
(a) the details of number of post offices and telegraph offices functioning across the country at present separately in own building or rented building, State-wise; 
(b) the expenditure incurred on rent on the posts and telegraph offices functioning in rented buildings, State-wise; 
(c) the action taken by the Government to construct their own building to shift the Posts and Telegraph Offices from rented buildings; 
(d) whether the Government has launched housing scheme for Posts and Telegraph Office employees; and 
(e) if so, the details thereof and the action taken in this regard so far, State-wise?
ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (DR. (SMT.) KILLI KRUPARANI) 

(a) The details of number of Post Offices and Telegraph Offices, State-wise functioning across the country at present separately in own buildings and rented buildings is enclosed as per Annexure-I. 

(b) The information regarding the expenditure incurred on rent on the Posts and Telegraph Offices, State-wise functioning in rented buildings is enclosed as per Annexure-II. 

(c) The construction of own buildings to shift the Posts and Telegraph Offices is an ongoing activity. Government is taking action to construct their own buildings to shift the Post and Telegraph Offices from rented buildings by making a plan activity of compiling such cases, thereafter making a priority list followed by approval of Expenditure Finance Committee subject to the availability of funds from Planning Commission. 

(d) No, Madam. 

(e) Does not arise


LOK SABHA ANNEXURED UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2731 DATED 13.03.2013
Annexure – I
Statement showing details of number of Post Offices and Telegraph Offices functioning across the country at present separately in own building or rented building.

S.No.
Name of State
No. of Post offices
functioning in
No. of Telegraph offices functioning in


Departmental
Buildings
Rented Buildings
Departmental
Buildings
Rented Buildings
1
Andhra Pradesh
306
2016
0
0
2
Arunachal Pradesh
23
11
0
0
3
Assam
158
475
0
0
4
A & N Island
10
17
1
0
5
Bihar
171
800
10
1
6
Chhattisgarh
43
277
1
0
7
Delhi
123
214
4
2
8
Goa
79
15
0
0
9
Gujarat
249
1094
0
0
10
Haryana
75
354
4
0
11
H. P
76
370
0
12
J & K
34
200
8
0
13
Jharkhand
69
329
11
14
Karnataka
370
1313
0
0
15
Kerala
242
1216
0
0
16
Madhya Pradesh
197
786
1
0
17
Maharashtra
539
1483
1
0
18
Manipur
7
47
0
0
19
Meghalaya
19
32
0
0
20
Mizoram
10
27
0
0
21
Nagaland
10
26
0
0
22
Orissa
146
948
7
0
23
Pondichery
8
19
0
0
24
Punjab
137
526
13
0
25
Rajasthan
287
930
0
0
26
Sikkim
5
13
0
0
27
Tamil Nadu
278
2251
2
0
28
Tripura
22
47
1
0
29
Uttar Pradesh
325
2059
3
0
30
Uttarkhand
51
297
0
0
31
West Bengal
218
1466
0
0

Grand Total
4287
19658
67
7

 Annexure – II
Statement showing details of the expenditure incurrent during the year 2011-12 and current year (upto Feb., 2013) on rent on the Post and Telegraph Offices functioning in rented building.

(Rs. in Lacs.)
Sl. No.
Name of the State
Expenditure incurred onrent on the posts offices functioning in rented building
Expenditure incurred onrent on the telegraph offices functioning in rented building


2011-12
2012-13
(up to Feb. 13)
2011-12
2012-13
(up to Feb. 13)
1
Andhra Pradesh
536.71
490.76
0
0
2
Arunachal Pradesh
2.14
2.64
0
0
3
Assam
125.17
118.47
0
0
4
A & N Island
2.46
2.25
0
0
5
Bihar
127.77
125.73
0.79
0.68
6
Chhattisgarh
55.06
53.32
0
0
7
Delhi
131.84
166.23
1.53
0.40
8
Goa
9.59
11.44
0
0
9
Gujarat
206.21
206.20
0
0
10
Haryana
62.48
78.08
0            0
0
11
Himachal Pradesh
57.93
56.84
0
0
12
J & K
58.47
49.72
2.54
2.32
13
Jharkhand
51.47
56.98
0
0
14
Karnataka
344.00
344.21
0
0
15
Kerala
350.87
329.05
0
0
16
Madhya Pradesh
132.14
130.70
0
0
17
Maharashtra
523.33
516.65
0
0
18
Manipur
14.91
13.10
0
0
19
Meghalaya
16.28
15.27
0
0
20
Mizoram
11.53
12.05
0
0
21
Nagaland
9.25
1.54
0
0
22
Orissa
175.46
181.20
0
0
23
Pondichery
1.86
1.80
0
0
24
Punjab
106.00
104.10
0
0
25
Rajasthan
296.77
229.05
0
0
26
Sikkim
7.58
6.64
0
0
27
Tamil Nadu
635.82
597.42
0
0
28
Tripura
12.42
11.72
0
0
29
Uttar Pradesh
372.09
384.95
0
0
30
Uttarkhand
62.69
67.65
16.63
14.32
31
West Bengal
358.00
340.16
0
0

Grand Total
4858.30
4705.92
21.49
17.72

Source: Lok Sabha Q&A
Link for Annexure: http://164.100.47.132/Annexture/lsq15/13/au2731.htm

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