Mya Nandar govt employee housing opens for in-service employees

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Picture shows the buildings at Mya Nandar Government Employee Housing in Dagon Myothit (Seikkan) Township, Yangon Region. Photo: Supplied

The opening ceremony of Mya Nandar government employee housing was held in the morning of 28 January at its housing compound.
The government employee housing contains 476 apartments which are intended to be provided for in-service government employees. It is located in Ward 73, Dagon Myothit Seikkan Township, Yangon Region.
At the opening ceremony, the Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein and Regional Hluttaw Speaker U Tin Maung Tun formally opened the ceremony, pressing the button to unveil the signboard. Then, the Chief Minister gave a thankful speech regarding the opening ceremony of the housing.
The rental housing project was implemented in the 2018-2019 financial year by the Department of Urban and Housing Development, Ministry of Construction under the supervision of the Yangon region government. “The rental housing was constructed to provide affordable housing for in-service civil servants staff in Yangon region. We will rent the housing apartment for them. The staff who are still in service have to apply for the apartments through their related departments. The Yangon region government will formulate a policy and select from among the applicants. The civil service personnel can rent and stay in those apartments while they are on duty in the Yangon region. If they are transferred, they have to return to the apartment within two months. If they are retired or die, the units are to be returned within four months,” said U Myint Naing, deputy director-general from the Department of Urban and Housing Development, Ministry of Construction.
The rental charges of the apartment will be 3 per cent of the salary of the civil staff and 5 per cent of the salary if they are the officers.
The eight buildings containing five-storey apartments was implemented with spending of K4.99 billion from the union capital fund in 2018-2019FY. It was implemented on 5.34-acre plots of land at the corner of Shweli and Mya Nandar Roads. The new six buildings and infrastructure were also constructed in the 2019-2020FY, with spending of K5.21 billion from Yangon region government-approved fund.
Now, a total of 18 buildings with 476 apartments were constructed with spending of K10.2 billion.— Myint Maung Kyaw (Translated by Hay Mar)

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