Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday unveiled the muse for a Mild Home Venture underneath the World Housing Know-how Problem-India of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (City) at Perumbakkam close to right here. Tamil Nadu was one of many six states chosen for the challenge.

Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi Okay. Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O. Pannerselvam, Union Minister of State for Housing and City Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri, and senior officers had been current.

Beneath the World Housing Know-how Problem, aimed toward figuring out modern applied sciences; from throughout the globe which might be sustainable and disaster-resilient, the Centre has sanctioned the development of 1,152 tenements, on an space of 413 sq. ft. every, at Perumbakkam at a complete price of Rs. 116.27 crore. The challenge would come with social facilities equivalent to a ration store, two Anganwadi centres, a library, a milk sales space; and 6 retailers, apart from a sewage remedy plant and {an electrical} sub-station.

In his speech, Mr. Palaniswami stated, “This work will likely be accomplished inside 15 months. This know-how will guarantee eco-friendly development match for various climatic high quality requirements and disaster-proof homes. These tenements will likely be allotted to the city poor/slum households residing on the banks of waterways and different unapproved space in Chennai metropolis.”

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He thanked the Prime Minister for choosing Tamil Nadu for the challenge. To beat the difficulties confronted by the city slum households, the late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa; had unveiled Tamil Nadu Imaginative and prescient-2023, which, he stated, envisaged slum-free cities within the State of 2023.

Beneath the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (City), sanction has been accorded for constructing 1.62 lakh storied tenements and three.42 lakh particular person homes at a complete price of over Rs. 27,000 crore.