The state cabinet has cleared four low-cost housing schemes under the Mukhyamantri Aavas Samruddhi Yojana for the lower income group (LIG), the middle income group (MIG) and the urban poor.

Bank Loans To Applicants Have Not Gone Beyond 20% So Far

The Punjab government has decided to frame a policy for mega projects to provide houses to the public at affordable rates.

JAIPUR: In an attempt to woo the electorates ahead of assembly polls, chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday laid the foundation stone of a rehabilitation housing scheme for the residents of Sanja

Ahmedabad Urban Development Association (Auda) has passed the first affordable housing scheme in the newly declared residential affordable housing (RAH) zone in Khodiyar area, which comes under Town Planning scheme - 60.

The developers, Manubhai Patel Company, have been given permission to construct 53 housing units in the zone. Each house will have a buildup of 63 square meters.

Loan granted under concessional International Development Association window on a long-term basis for 25 years

The World Bank has approved a concessional loan of $100 million to the National Housing Bank (NHB) for implementation of low income housing programme.
The loan has been granted under the concessional International Development Association window on a long-term basis for a period of 25 years.

The state government has decided to build almost 27,000 flats in three cities of Bihar, including Patna. These flats will be constructed through Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and will be available at less than market rates.

A decision to this effect was taken at the state cabinet meeting on Tuesday presided over by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. As a part of this decision, the state government has decided to construct 12,696 flats in Gaya, whereas almost 11,000 flats will be constructed in Patna. Meanwhile, 1,496 flats will be constructed in Muzaffarpur.

JAIPUR: In order to launch new housing schemes for residents of Jaipur and Jodhpur, the Rajasthan housing board (RHB) has decided to acquire more land from farmers.

A decision was taken in the RHB meeting to acquire approximately 10,000 bigah land in these two cities. RHB officials have already identified the land to launch these housing schemes.

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government is ready with its housing policy for urban areas. The policy is expected to be unveiled within a month. Sources say that the government will be announcing two sub-policies on slum rehabilitation and affordable housing in the cities simultaneously.

The government plans to build 22 lakh houses in the urban areas over the next five years out of which seven lakh are meant for rehabilitation of slum dwellers. The government has already got a survey of slums done in various cities.

The govt intends to construct about 20,000 units annually under the scheme

To meet the growing demand for affordable housing in the state, the government is planning to build 5000 housing units immediately under a new scheme.
"Immediately we plan to take up a project at Gothapatana, on the outskirt of the city. The housing units will be built on 15-20 acres of land out of 100 acres identified there ", Injeti Srinivas, Secretary , Housing and Urban Development (HUD) department, said on the sideline of a state level workshop on Affordable Urban Housing of Odisha-2012.