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.