HUDA to build 20,000 houses for slum dwellers

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Chandigarh, Dec 18 (UNI) Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) will construct 20,000 multi-storeyed houses for slum dwellers in different parts of state under the Ashiana scheme.

The decision was taken here today in the 100th meeting of HUDA presided over by the Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda who is also the Chairman of HUDA.

Mr Hooda said the houses for slum dwellers would be constructed in eight districts comprising Panchkula, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Rohtak, Kaithal, Ambala, Sirsa and Rewari.

He said the construction work of 2072 houses for urban poor under Ashiana scheme had already been started in Sector-20, 26, (pocket-A and B) and 28 Industrial area, Phase-1, Panchkula.

As many as 3080 houses would be constructed in Sector-56 and 62, Faridabad at a cost of Rs 109.19 crore while 560 houses would be constructed in Sector-47 and 50, Gurgaon at a cost of Rs 20.80 crore.

Besides, 1040 houses would also be constructed at Sector-21, Kaithal at a cost of Rs 37.22 crore. As many as 1000 houses for slum dwellers would also be constructed in Sector-34, Ambala at a cost of Rs 36.15 crore while 1800 in Sector-19(part-1), Sirsa at a cost of Rs 64.66 crore.

The Chief Minister said under Ashiana scheme, 2040 houses for slum dwellers would also be constructed in Sector-4 (Extn), Rohtak. Besides, 3000 houses for urban poor would be constructed in Sector-18, Rewari.

UNI

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