Delhi Govt to Construct 89,400 EWS Flats By 2025
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal convened a meeting with Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB) officials regarding 89,400 EWS flats to be constructed across Delhi by 2025. “We have to provide shelter to every poor person in Delhi. The project should be completed within its due time,” Mr. Kejriwal said.
The Delhi government will construct 89,400 flats for economically weaker sections (EWS) and slum dwellers across the national capital by 2025. “The ‘Jahan Jhuggi Wahin Makaan’ policy is the flagship policy of the Delhi government.
According to the government, the construction of 89,400 flats will be carried out in three phases with 41,400 in the first, 18,000 in the second and 30,000 flats in the third phase. The Delhi government is preparing a detailed rehabilitation and construction plan and architect consultants will be appointed for the project, it said.
“We have to ensure that the construction of the EWS flats for the in-situ rehabilitation of the people, should be completed in its due timeline. This has to be ensured so that we can provide shelter for every poor in Delhi,” Kejriwal said.