400 double bedroom houses for every Assembly constituency: Minister

Telangana Transport Minister P Mahender Reddy has said the State government would sanction 400 houses to every Assembly constituency as part of Telangana State government’s prestigious Double Bed Room Houses Scheme for Poor.

The Minister organized a review meeting along with Rangareddy district MLAs, Collector and revenue officials on Tuesday at D-Block in Secretariat. He said the government was sanctioning a total of 5600 houses to Rangareddy district on the basis of 400 houses to every constituency. He said the Tahsildars have to identify the poor from every village along with local MLAs transparently. Every one has to realize the Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s dream of constructing double bed room houses to every poor family. The Minister also said the construction of houses would be taken up at the government sites located near the Panchayat Raj and R&B Roads. Some 20 to 40 houses would be constructed at one place and the government would give priority to transform the colony into a model colony, he said, adding the government will transform the colonies as a role model by providing adequate infrastructure.

District Collector M Raghunandan Rao said the officials have to identify the lands, which were livable, in villages and suggested to Tahsildars to identify the villages which have more poor families and prepare their list with special care. The beneficiaries should be freshers and they should not be beneficiaries of houses and pattas earlier.

The Tahsildars have to identify the lands for the construction of houses in the villages besides reporting the details of lands allotted to the government departments. The Collector asked the Tahsildars to prepare a list and submit it to the government on the lands in which the government created lay-outs and fell vacant. The Tahsildars have to give priority to the lands which have no disputes. He suggested that Tahsildars to identify the villages in consultation with local MLAs. The government is contemplated to construct 2640 houses in villages and 2960 in towns in first phase.

Kukatpally MLA Madhavarapu Krishna Rao, Malkajgiri MLA Kanaka Reddy, Ibrahimpatnam MLA Manchireddy Kishan Reddy, Maheshwaram MLA Teegala Krishna Reddy, Medchal MLA Sudheer Reddy, Vikarabad MLA Sanjeev Rao, Chevella MLA K Yadaiah, Joint Collectors Rajat Kumar Saini, Amrapali, sub-collector Alugu Varshini, RDOs Prabhakar Reddy, Chandra Mohan, Vittal, Suresh Poddar, Housing DM Balaram and others participated in the review meeting. (NSS)