Haryana to construct over 700 affordable flats in Panchkula by 2022


In a recent meeting which took place between the Haryana housing board members, the board has decided to construct three affordable housing societies in Sector 31, Panchkula, under the Prime Minister Awas Yojna. A total of 711 flats will be handed over to people who have applied for houses under the scheme.

According to housing board officials, the project will be completed by 2022, with a total of Rs 125 crore will be spent towards it.

Secretary of Haryana housing board, Randhir Singh, said, “The board chairman Jawahar Yadav has already visited the site. He has checked all the facts and full site plan on the spot.”

He further said that work on 576 other flats is in full swing, out of which 279 are type-A flats, whose possession will be given to their owners in May 2018. Apart from this, another 234 type-B flats will be handed over in December 2018 while remaining 63 type-C flats will be handed over to their owners in March 2019.

Housing board has also decided to give around 135 flats to ex-Army personnel which are currently under construction.

Recently, the Khattar Government has also decided to revise its affordable housing policy scheme in order to provide housing for all in the state by 2022. The changes have been done to provide cheaper houses to the people living in the old city boundaries of the state.