CM hands over TIDCO houses to beneficiaries
Mallayapalem (Krishna dist), June 16: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy formally handed over to the beneficiaries Rs. 800crore worth 8912 TIDCO houses built in a single layout of 77 acres in Gudivada Municipal limits.
Addressing a huge public meeting here on Friday before handing over houses to the beneficiaries, the Chief Minister said Government is fulfilling its promise of handing over 300 square feet TIDCO houses to the beneficiaries for just Re. 1 each.
“Government is not just building the houses. It is constructing new villages and colonies with basic infrastructure,” he said, adding the Mahayagnam of constructing the habitations will continue unabated.
He further said that adjacent to the TIDCO houses, 7728 house sites were allotted in an area of 178. 63 acres for the poor and construction of 4500 houses in the Jagananna colony is in progress, leading to the habitation of around 16, 240 families.
Across the State, Government is giving away 300 square feet TIDCO houses to 1, 43,600 beneficiaries for just Re. 1 each spending a total amount of Rs. 9406crore while in the TDP rule, similar beneficiaries were asked to pay Rs. 3000 per month for 20 years, he said.
The Chief Minister sanctioned 4200 houses for poor under the Navaratnalu-Pedalandariki Illu in addition to the 8859 houses already sanctioned in Gudivada constituency, making it a total of 13,145 houses. He disclosed that an expenditure of Rs. 1782crore is being incurred totally in Gudivada constituency alone on house sites, construction of Jagananna colonies and TIDCO houses.
While the TDP president Chandrababu Naidu didn’t give even a single cent of land to the poor during his rule, 30.60 lakh house site pattas were distributed to the poor women of all sections in the last four years while construction of 21 lakh houses is in progress, he said adding that a wealth of at least Rs. 2 lakh crores to Rs. 3 lakh crores lies in the hands of women each possessing property worth Rs.5 lakhs to Rs. 10 lakhs. Construction of houses will be taken up in 17,000 colonies across the state, he said.
Government is providing a subsidy of Rs. 4626crore on the construction of TIDCO houses while paying Rs. 25,000 and Rs. 50,000 as upfront payment on each of the houses of 365 square feet and 430 square feet houses respectively, he disclosed, remarking Chandrababu Naidu tried to exploit the beneficiaries during his term.
In response to the appeal of Gudivada MLA K. Nani, the Chief Minister sanctioned Rs. 5crore for SC burial ground, Rs. 17crore for Bandar-Mudinepally master plan road, Rs. 45crore for land acquisition for a drinking water project and Rs. 9.5crore for internal roads in Jagananna colony. He also laid foundation stones for a drinking water project worth Rs. 160crore and developmental works worth Rs. 26crore in Gudivada Municipality.
Krishna district collector P. Raja Babu, Gudivada MLA Kodali Nani, Deputy Chief Minister A. Suresh also addressed the public meeting.