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Bhopal Housing Board: All you need to know


The Madhya Pradesh Housing and Infrastructure Development Board (MPHIDB), sometimes referred to as Bhopal Housing Board, is an organisation that is constantly engaged in the business of construction and development of housing, colony and commercial complexes for all sections of the society. 

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It was established with the objective of its commitment to customer satisfaction by providing houses/plots/commercial spaces at a reasonable cost with transparent and ethical dealing with clients.

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Bhopal Housing Board origin and administration

The MP Home Construction and Infrastructure Development Board was formed under the MP Home Construction Board Act, 1972, which is in place of a similar Act of 1950.

A board of directors governs it, consisting of a chairman appointed by the government, officers of the respective departments/agencies of the state and central government established by the state government, two legislators and two non-official members.

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Bhopal Housing Board’s head office is located on the 3rd and 4th floor, Block-3, Paryavas Bhawan, Mother Teresa Road, Bhopal 462 011, Madhya Pradesh. There are seven circle offices under the Deputy Commissioner, two in Bhopal, each in Indore, Ujjain, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Sagar and Rewa.

There are 29 divisional offices under the executive engineer and 73 sub-divisional offices under the assistant engineer.

Four divisional offices under Executive Engineer (Electrical) are working in Bhopal, Jabalpur, Gwalior and Indore, and eight sub-divisional offices under Assistant Engineer are working at Circle Headquarters.

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Bhopal Housing Board mission

The objective of the Bhopal Housing Board is infrastructure development and construction of housing, colony and commercial complexes, school buildings for all sections of the society.

Bhopal Housing Board vision

To provide better housing facilities to all sections of the society with state-of-the-art facilities in sync with the environment.

Bhopal Housing Board: Housing activity in the formal urban sector

The Bhopal Housing Board is the single largest builder and creator of real estate in Madhya Pradesh. The average contribution of the Housing Board in undivided Madhya Pradesh is 6,000 buildings and 10,000 plots per year.

Bhopal Housing Board activities

  1. Development and construction of housing, colony and commercial complexes for all sections of the society.
  2. ‘Awas’ – Housing for the weak and low-income groups of the society under the “Atal Ashray Yojana
  3. Government housing and re-densification
  4. Infrastructure development
  5. Joint projects
  6. Rehabilitation of earthquake victims
  7.  Project on BOT basis (Seoni By-Pass)
  8. Centre for Eco-Friendly Building Materials and Innovative Technology
  9. Construction work under deposit work for central and state government departments and undertakings
  10. Construction of office and community buildings
  11. Construction of hospital/students’ hostels etc.

Details of achievement in land development and housing

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Since its formation till December 2021, 1,85,422 houses have been constructed by the Bhopal Housing Board for various categories. Apart from this, office buildings, shopping complexes, school buildings etc., have also been constructed by the Bhopal Housing Board.

Progress of MPHIDB in last five years

Financial Year Land development House construction
2016-17 1,488 2,233
2017-18 1,480 4,005
2018-19 1,431 5,232
2019-20 218 587
2020-21 564 439

Acts and policies governing MPHIDB

The Bhopal Housing Board has been and is being guided by the following acts and policies:

  • The Madhya Pradesh Griha Nirman Mandal Adhiniyam, 1972
  • Madhya Pradesh Griha Nirman Mandal Regulation, 1998
  • State Housing and Habitat Policy, 2007 (and its amendment)
  • Guidelines for Re-densification Projects 
  • The Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, 2016
  • Madhya Pradesh Real Estate (Viniyam evam Vikas) Niyam, 2017
  • Real Estate Policy for Madhya Pradesh, 2019

Forms relevant to various activities of the Bhopal Housing Board

  • Personnel management
  • Estate management
  • Architect section
  • Application form for modification in development/zoning plan

All of these above forms are available online on the official website of the Bhopal Housing Board

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  • This site caters to many services concerning departments like estate management, finance, construction management, employee loans, public works department etc.
  • The third tile on the top row is meant for the NIC email facility for the Bhopal Housing Board employees.
  • The fourth tile on the top row is meant for registration and offer. At the time of writing this article, it is not functional. 
  • The fifth and last tile on the top row is dedicated to the Site Map.
  • The first tile at the bottom row from the left is for online ACR.
  • The second tile at the bottom row from the left is for Administrative login for the portal.
  • The third tile leads the user to the Board forms page. 
  • The fourth tile leads the user to the Board orders and circulars page. The user can select from the two radio buttons relevant to circulars and orders. Select the relevant department from the next combo box as Accounts, architect, estate management, land management, personnel management and technical.
  • The relevant year has to be selected from the next combo box. Then entering the order number and order date in two other fields, the searched document will be displayed.
  • The fifth and last tile at the bottom row is for contract letters (MoU) of various banks for a loan to the beneficiaries of the board. Banks listed here are the Punjab National Bank, Muthoot Home Finance, LIC HFL, Indian Bank, Home First Finance Company, Bank of India, Aadhar Housing Finance, Allahabad Bank, Canara Bank, Micro Housing Finance, HDFC Bank, United Bank of India, Aavas Financiers Limited, and Syndicate Bank.

The Bhopal Housing Board has hosted links to two Android apps on its official portal, namely the MPHIDB app and MPHIDB PMS app. 

The first app lets the user see the e-offer bids, whereas the second app is dedicated to the project monitoring system. This app has been designed explicitly for project monitoring, where sub-engineers will upload many images of the ongoing project for all relevant officers to see and monitor.

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Debora Berti

Università degli Studi di Firenze, IT

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