Maharashtra Government to build 8.82 lakh houses under rural housing project
The Rural Development Department of Maharashtra will undertake the responsibility of this project which will include toilets as well as other basic amenities for the residents.
Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray on November 20, 2020 launched a new rural housing project named ‘Maha Awas Yojana’. Under this, state government plans on building 8.82 lakh rural houses in a period of 100 days.
The Rural Development Department of Maharashtra will undertake the responsibility of this project which will include toilets as well as other basic amenities for the residents. Currently, the cost of ‘Maha Awas Yojana’ has been projected to be around Rs. 4,000 crores.
ग्रामीण गृहनिर्माणला चालना देण्यासाठी ग्रामविकास विभागामार्फत पुढील शंभर दिवसात राबविण्यात येणाऱ्या महाआवास अभियानाचा आज मुख्यमंत्री उद्धव बाळासाहेब ठाकरे यांच्या हस्ते शुभारंभ करण्यात आला. pic.twitter.com/jtpLZRjQRe— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) November 20, 2020
Launch of Maha Awas Yojana Project:
The launch of the event at Sahyadri Guest House was attended by MOS Rural Development Abdul Sattar, Rural Development Minister Hasan Mushrif and other officers of Rural Development Department and Chief Minister’s Office.
Under Maha Awas Yojana, a total of 8,82,135 houses have been targeted to be built by the end of February 2021.
While talking about the cost of the project, Maharashtra CM, Uddhav Thackeray assured the scarcity of funds will not be an issue for this project.