Hyderabad: CM K Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday directed officials to expedite the works of free two-bed room houses scheme for poor. The government has fixed a target of building three lakh houses under the flagship scheme.
CM convened a review meeting at his camp office during which he took the stock of the scheme. A release issued by the CMO said he wanted different approach.”In cities like Hyderabad, where land is scarcely available, we must go for buildings with nine or ten floors, while in rural areas we can build independent houses,” he said in the meeting.The government has proposed to build two lakh houses in districts and one lakh houses in Hyderabad this year. He wanted the officials of both housing and MA&UD to take steps to turn slums in Hyderabad into well-developed colonies with proper structures including roads, drainages, and regular supply of drinking water and electricity.
The CM said the government would give incentives to companies coming forward to build two-bed room houses. Supply of free sand, and cement at the factory price were among other incentives proposed.
Credits Times of India