Federal Minister for Housing and Works


Federal Secretery for Housing and Works


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Welcome To Estate Office

The Estate Office is an attached department of Ministry of Housing and Works. It was established in 1947 at Karachi. Its Head Quarter is located at Islamabad, whereas, the sub offices are located at the four provincial capitals. The department is headed by Estate Officer, who is assisted by a team of 5 Additional Estate Officers, 13 Joint Estate Office and ancillary staff. The department is primarily concerned with the provision of the permanent government owned accommodation to the Federal Ministries, Divisions, department and their employees. The allotment at Lodges and Hostels is, however, managed by the Ministry itself and the Pakistan Public Works Department. In order to facilitate the Federal Government employees, the facility of hiring of private owned residential accommodation has also been allowed to the Government employees at Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Quetta and Peshawar through their respective departments.

History of the Department:

The Estate Office, Karachi The organization was initially headed by two successive British Heads of Department namely Mr.M.S.Fieldman and Mr.K.H.Henly till mid 1949. The Estate Office Islamb After that the government of Pakistan posted its own officers from the then Ministry of Agriculture, Rehabilitation and Works. The present strength of the department is 356 out of which 352 officers and officials are in position, there are 13 officers in the departments in BPS-17 and above.


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