Pimpri-Chinchwad, twin cities of Maharashtra, will get 3,644 houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). The Central Government has approved the detailed project report (DPR) of Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) for construction of houses within 19 days of its submission.
The houses will be build in Charholi, Ravet and Moshi at a cost of Rs 377.28 crore.
The corporation plans to build 9,458 houses at ten different areas of the city.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi has committed to provide house to every citizen of the country by 2022 and, for this purpose, he introduced PMAY. PCMC has decided to implement the scheme and invited applications. We will decide the beneficiaries of the project after carrying out an independent survey of slums,”said PCMC standing committee Chairperson Seema Salve.
Under the PMAY scheme, houses will be given to those who do not have own home anywhere in India. Municipal corporation has planned to construct 9,458 houses at ten areas of the city.