1. HUPA okays construction of over 37,000 houses for urban poor

HUPA okays construction of over 37,000 houses for urban poor

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) today approved construction of 37,013 houses for the urban poor in Karnataka and Haryana with central assistance of Rs 569 crore.

By: | New Delhi | Published: August 12, 2016 2:54 AM
For construction of the houses, the Central government will provide assistance of Rs 558 crore to Karnataka and Rs 11 to Haryana, the release added.  (Reuters) For construction of the houses, the Central government will provide assistance of Rs 558 crore to Karnataka and Rs 11 to Haryana, the release added. (Reuters)

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) today approved construction of 37,013 houses for the urban poor in Karnataka and Haryana with central assistance of Rs 569 crore.

The total investment in construction of these houses would be to the tune of Rs 1,491 crore, an official release said.

The inter-ministerial Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee, chaired by HUPA Secretary Nandita Mukherjee, has approved construction of 36,254 houses for the economically weaker sections in Karnataka with an investment of Rs 1,468 crore and 759 houses in Haryana at a cost of Rs 23 crore, it said.

For construction of the houses, the Central government will provide assistance of Rs 558 crore to Karnataka and Rs 11 to Haryana, the release added.

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