Complete the all unfinished houses on priority: CM
HYDERABAD: The Chief Minister Mr N Kiran Kumar Reddy today
asked the A.P. Housing Corporation to complete all the unfinished weaker
section houses being built under various phases on top priority. He wanted the
officials to convert the unfinished houses into the new sanctions category and
see that they are completed and occupied.
The Chief Minister today reviewed the Plan of Action for
providing infrastructure under various schemes taken up by the A.P. State
Housing Corporation. He made a detailed review of Indiramma Housing, Rajiv
Swagruha Houses and issues of Housing Board including Guntakal Spinning Mills.
Minister for Housing Uttam Kumar Reddy, Revenue Minister N
Raghuveera Reddy, Principal Secretary, Housing, Dr.Manmohan Singh, MD,
A.P.Housing Corporation, B Venkatesham, MD, Rajiv Swagruha Corporation, Shalini
Mishra, Joint Collector, Anantapur, Anita Ramachandran, Additional Secretary to
CM, N. Sridhar, Commissioner, Housing , Sanjay Kumar and other officials
attended the meeting.
The Chief Minister said NREGP should be used for
completing the houses as far as possible. He said funds will not be a problem.
"First spend the funds available with you and we will see that sufficient funds
will be allocated as and when it is needed to complete the Housing programme
already started", the Chief Minister said.
When asked how many houses were completed since 2004,
officials told the Chief Minister that 58,99,320 houses were completed and 10
lakh houses are under progress.
The Chief Minister said Electricity, Roads, Drinking Water
Supply should be provided to the housing colonies on priority. He said this
could be provided under various State and Central schemes.
The Chief Minister said that most of the delays in payment
are due to the delay in measurement. He wanted transparency should be ensured
in measuring and payment for the houses. Speedy payment though online system
should also be ensured. He also approved the proposal for filling up the
vacancies wherever it is absolutely necessary.