70,000 Affordable Houses Trichy District by 2022, Tiruchirappalli
To provide affordable houses Trichy district residents the district administration has planned to construct around 70,000 houses as apartments and individual structures in the district by 2022.
Around 70,000 houses would be required to be constructed to make everyone own a house in the five-year plan of Trichy district. The district collector said they are working towards ensuring houses for all by 2022 as announced by the Central Government.
The upcoming building at Vannarapettai would be the second tallest government-provided apartment building in the state after the one at Chennai.
Tamil Nadu slum clearance board, one of the stake holders which took part in the survey, said that the city required 24,000 apartment houses and 46,000 houses under beneficiary led construction (BLC) scheme. He also told that around 6000 houses will be constructed by this year and ensured to complete all the houses by 2022.
Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) scheme, the construction of the highest government-provided residential apartment got underway at Vannarapettai. A total of 384 residents without home and from the economically weaker section will be benefitted. Each house will be constructed on 402.96 sqft at the estimated cost of Rs 32.31 crore on a total area of 0.6805 hectares.
A three-floor apartment with 685 houses has already been constructed at a cost of Rs 46.35 crore at Peechankulam in Palakarai area in Trichy. The apartment is ready for inauguration and the houses will be handed over to the beneficiaries who are residing in damaged houses in the same area.
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