Hyderabad: Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister K. Tarakarama Rao on Saturday laid double bed room housing foundation stone one at Old Maredpally and another one at Gandhinagar, Sriram Nagar under Secunderabad Cantonment Constituency.
While addressing the gathering, the Minister said that a target was set to complete the construction of one lakh double bedroom houses in the GHMC limits and to hand over the same to beneficiaries on top priority.
The Minister said that among the one lakh houses 87,000 houses constructions are already in progress in different parts of the twin cities in GHMC limits.
The Telangana Government is striving hard to take up the double bed room housing scheme for the benefit of the poor and needy without seeking any contribution from the beneficiaries, the Government is spending Rs.8.70 lakh on each house and the market value of the house would rangeing from Rs.30 to 40 lakh, Hon’ble Minister added.
KTR appealed to the people to cooperate with the government in constructing the double bed room houses, responding to some of the issues in Bhojagutta area the Minister assured that the issues will be addressed soon.
The government is working for the benefit of the poor to make the Hyderabad slum free city and there are around 2,000 slums in the city and if the residents come forward and cooperate with the government in taking up the construction of double bed room houses on top priority.
Deputy CM Mohd. Mahmood Ali, Animal Husbandry Minister T. Srinivas Yadav, MP Malla Reddy, MLA G. Sayanna and GHMC Commissioner Dr. B. Janardhan Reddy have participated in the programme. (INN)