YSR Jagananna colonies: Rs 25,000 crore sanctioned for construction of 28.3 lakh houses
The YSRCP government on Thursday accorded the administrative sanction for Rs 24,776 crore for the construction of 28.3 lakh houses in the YSR Jagananna colonies for the beneficiaries. In the first phase, the Housing Department will take up construction of 15.1 lakh houses and the remaining 13.2 lakh houses in the second phase.
Contractors for the massive housing scheme will be selected through reverse tendering. Out of Rs 25,000 crore, Rs 920 crore alone will be spent on supplying water to houses. The AP government announced 20 metric tonnes of sand will be supplied free of cost for the construction of each house.