By Accommodation Times News Services
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced 5,052 houses to mill workers at cheap rate, during the assembly session Fadnavis said that, Maharashtra government has decided to offer home to mill workers at affordable prices.
Making an announcement in the House, he said that 2,634 workers of closed cotton mills will get 250 sq ft tenements each at Rs 9.50 lakh only, while another 2,418 MMRDA tenements of 320 sq ft will be offered in Mumbai Metropolitan Region at Rs six lakh only.
Replying to a query of former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and others, Mr Fadnavis said that 1.50 lakh mill workers are waiting for houses.
Another lot of 11,000 houses would be available soon in MMR, he added.
In a meeting held at Vidhan Bhavan, the representatives of Workers Action Committee, headed by Datta Isealkar, agreed upon the price. A lottery to allotment would be held soon
There are 1,430 flats are under construction on the land of Century Mill, 562 houses on Prakash Mill, 188 houses on Bharat Mill, 47 houses on Ruby Mill, 157 houses on Jubilee Mill and 250 houses on land of Western India Mill, said Mr Fadnavis.