Saturday, 20 August 2016
MLA selects housing scheme beneficiaries - KAKINADA , A.P
City MLA Vanamadi Venkateswara Rao on Wednesday selected beneficiaries for the 492 houses that were built under the Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme (IHSDP) at a programme held at the Nirmiti Kendra in Parlopeta.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rao advised the beneficiaries not to sell or rent the houses allocated for them, as the government registered all the details of the beneficiaries and it would keep a tab on the use of the utility of the houses. Referring to the lottery, he said that among the beneficiaries 19 were physically challenged, for whom flats in the ground floor would be allocated. Under the housing for all programme, he said the Central government allocated 4,600 houses to the city for which the officials received 20,000 applications from the eligible. The houses would be constructed in 47 acres of land belonged to the Port and the foundation stone was already laid by Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu during his visit to the city early this year. Project Director of the Housing D. Selvaraj said that under the IHSDP phase-II, 492 houses were constructed in an extent of three acres by spending Rs. 12.3 crore. Municipal Commissioner Sk. Aleem Basha and other officials were present.
Source : The Hindu , 18th August 2016