Telangana gets 45,217 houses for urban poor under PMAY

The Central Government has approved the 73 projects for the construction of 45,217 houses for economically weaker sections in 19 cities and towns in Telangana under the Prime Minister’s Awas Yojana (urban) with an assistance of Rs 678 crore.

According to the details, Telangana government has prepared the outlay of Rs. 3,716.40 crore for the construction of 45,217 houses for the urban poor in 27 cities involving 73 projects.

The Telangana State Housing Corporation will take up the 2 bedroom houses projects along with the development of basic infrastructure.

However, out of 73 projects, 52 belong to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and 21 projects to 18 urban local bodies (ULBs).

According to the reports about 29,531 houses are to be built in Hyderabad, Karimnagar (1,038), Janagaon (800), Zaheerabad (400), Bodhan (231), Nagerkurnool (250), Medak (2,353), Palvancha (1,903), Vikarabad (291), Wanaparthy (592), Nalgonda (405), Siricilla (1,680), Achhampet (500), Metpally (1,250), Mahaboobad (800), Nirmal (500) and Armoor (500).

As per the published news in The Economic Times, “Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has requested to the Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu to consider 31 more cities/ULBs under Housing for All Mission of the Prime Minister, to which the latter responded positively”.

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