Jagan Launches First Phase Of Housing Scheme
Andhra Pradesh CM Jaganmohan Reddy today launched the first phase of a massive housing scheme in the state.
Hyderabad | 3rd June 2021
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jaganmohan Reddy today launched the first phase of the massive housing scheme Navaratnalu Pedalandariki Illu in the state.
Reports say that in the first phase of this new scheme, 15,60,227 houses will be constructed at a cost of Rs 28,084 crore. The pattas for the same were issued in the name of the women members of the beneficiary families.
Speaking on the occasion of the launch, Jagan said that his government had initiated the program to ensure that the poor families in the state could realise their dream of owning a house. He said that the government was trying to eradicate homelessness in AP and that this was a way of doing so. He added that the foundations for the housing units were being laid in a festive atmosphere.
The CM also said that the scheme would be taken up in all 175 Assembly constituencies of the state in the first phase and that the constructions of the units to be built in the first phase would be completed by the end of June next year.
For the second phase, the CM stated, the government would construct a total of 12.70 lakh houses at a cost of Rs 22,960 crore.
He added that a total of Rs 50,940 crore would be spent on the construction of 28.30 lakh houses in the state.
"We are linking this new scheme with the PMAY. The houses will be constructed in 17,000 Jagananna Colonies across Andhra Pradesh. The colonies will be equipped with every basic amenity, including the availability of potable water, internet, underground drainage systems and stable electricity supply systems. The construction work for the units will also create many," Jagan said.
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