Welcome to Estates Department
The Estates Department came into existence in the year 1968. Prior to this all these Government Bungalows/ Buildings/ Quarters/ Commercial units were controlled /managed by Housing Division of PWD (R&B) circle in both Jammu and Srinagar divisions.
In the year 1972 Estates Department was re-organized and two posts of Deputy Director Estates Jammu and Srinagar were created. Both the Deputy Directors are divisional head who administer the Estates Department in both divisions. The Maintenance and Repairs of Bungalows/Quarters including Civil Secretariat is done by Executive Engineer Estates Division both Jammu and Srinagar and Director Estates is the Head of the Department.
The Estates Department J&K has 4678 dwelling units in the UT, comprising 3200 units in Jammu and 1478 units in Srinagar. The major functions of the Department is to maintain, Upkeep and Construction of Residential Accommodation, Bungalows/Quarters/Flats, Civil Secretariat at Jammu and Srinagar, Legislative Assembly Complex, Jammu/Srinagar and Old Secretariat Complex Srinagar and also providing of residential accommodation and other facilities to various dignitaries, government officers/officials (Move and Non Move) in capital cities (Srinagar and Jammu) including other protected person as per norms.
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