Ashok Singhal: 65,469 Houses Completed Under PMAY-U in Assam

Guwahati: Ashok Singhal, the minister for housing and urban affairs in Assam stated on Tuesday that the state has so far finished building 65,469 of the 1.51 lakh homes given under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Urban programme (PMAY-U).

Addressing a press meet, Singhal said, “We have completed 65,469 units in total and 32,003 houses of them were constructed during the last one year. Around 32,000 more units are at different phases of completion.”

He added that the government plans to construct a satellite township at Jagiroad in the Nagaon district on property it bought from the shuttered Nagaon Paper Mill of the Hindustan Paper Corp.

He said, “This will be a world-class Amrit-Guwahati Integrated City, spread across 1,000 acres. We have appointed Singapore-based consultant Surbana Jurong for preparing the master plan, which is likely to be ready by March 31 this year.”

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.