Odisha CM inaugurates housing complexes for slum dwellers in State Capital
Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated three housing complexes for the slum dwellers in Bhubaneswar; Keshari Residency built in Satya Nagar, Buddha Vihar in Chandrasekharpur and Barunei Enclave in Subudhipur, respectively.
The ambitious project was constructed under an urban housing scheme (Saharanchal Awas Yojana). The Keshari Residency was built for the residents of Shantipalli and Barunei Enclave for residents of Tarini Basti (slum). At least, 840 pucca houses have been distributed so far, an official source said.
Around 7,000 ucca houses will be distributed in the days ahead, of which about 1,700 houses have already been constructed. Five hundred-sixty houses are complete as of now in Keshari Residency and the CM handed over the keys of 314 of them to eligible beneficiaries.
Similarly, more than 300 houses in Barunei Enclave were handed over by the CM.
Notably, each pucca house has a bedroom, a hall, a kitchen, and a latrine and bathroom.