Hyderabad: A total of 288 2BHK housing units built at Pilligudiselu near Chanchalguda will be inaugurated by the Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MA&UD) Minister KT Rama Rao on Saturday.
These dwelling units are spread over nine floors and built by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) at an estimated cost of Rs 24.91 crore.
As part of the State government initiative to develop Hyderabad as a slum free city, the GHMC has constructed 288 housing units in Pilligudiselu which was a slum in Malakpet constituency. The slum earlier had small huts and tin roofed shacks which the civic body has now replaced with 2BHK blocks over one-half-acre site here, a press release said. With a plinth area of 560 sft, the cost of each dwelling unit worked out to Rs 7.90 lakh apart from Rs.0.75 lakh as cost of infrastructure for each unit.
These newly built 2BHK units are being provided free by the State government to the poor families who lived in the slum here earlier.
The infrastructure provided at the Pilligudiselu 2BHK housing colony include CC roads, external electriciation and five lifts while 100 KL capacity sump – drinking water has been completed. The colony also has 19 shops.
The inauguration programme tomorrow apart from Rama Rao will also be attended by Housing Minister, Vemula Prashanth Reddy, Home Minister, Mohd Mahmood Ali, Animal Husbandary Minister, T.Srinivas Yadav, Hyderabad MP, Asaduddin Owaisi, and others..
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