Aurangabad finalises three sites for PMAY scheme
The Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has finalised three sites for housing projects under ‘the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). The civic body has submitted a proposal to the district collector seeking permission for acquiring the sites at Teesgaon, Brijwadi and Kanchanwadi.
“The sites shortlisted by the civic body will be used to raise affordable housing projects under the central governmen’s PMAY scheme. A 52-acre land in Teesgaon surrounded by hills and a water body has been finalised for the PMAY project,” said mayor Nandkumar Ghodele.
“We have submitted a proposed to the district collector for the acquisition of the land. The proposal is likely to get approved,” Ghodele said.
The municipal corporation has also identified a 22.5 acre land in Brijwadi and 2.5 acre land in Kanchanwadi for the housing projects. The proposal for land acquisition will soon be sent to the district collector for approval.
Meanwhile, land in Mitmita on the outskirts of the city and a site in Karodi on the Mumbai highway which were earlier considered for housing projects have been struck off.