In order to achieve the target of providing housing for all by 2022, Maharashtra government has listed nearly 2.5 lakh homeless families from the Pune district under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.
According to a preliminary survey of district administration, it has estimated that the families are spread across the two corporation areas of Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad and 13 municipal councils.
The district collector Saurabh Rao said that to achieve the target of providing housing for all, a proposal has been prepared to construct 50,000 houses every year in the next five years and this proposal will be submitted to the state government by April 30.
District collector Saurabh Rao said a proposal to construct 50,000 houses every year in the next five years will achieve the target. Rao will be submitting a proposal in this regard to the state government by April 30.
However, the Chief Minister had already directed all district collectors to send him two proposals to push forward the scheme. In this regard, a government resolution (GR) was issued directing collectors to form committees to speed up proposals under the scheme.
Rao said that the survey has conducted and the construction of the houses will be carried out in phases over the next five years. As per the survey, about 2.5 lakh families in the list, our aim is to complete 50,000 units every year. For this, we have already initiated a process of selecting seven councils out of the 13 councils in the first phase where 14,000 houses will be constructed. Between the two corporations, 36,000 houses will be constructed.
According to the sources, The district administration has already made land available in Shirur, Talegaon, Lonavla, Chakan, which fall under councils, and Chincholi and Charoli, under Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation and MHADA will draw up a plan and execute the project.
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