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Assam to build 83,000 houses under new policy

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

today said it would build 83,000 houses in urban areas for the financially weaker section of the society under a new Policy.

directed the Urban Development Department to prepare the policy at the earliest.

"of would soon adopt an Affordable Housing Policy in the state taking into consideration the specific needs of the financially weaker section of the society and effecting suitable modification of the existing by laws," an official release said.

The decision was taken at a meeting in which proposed projects of the State Housing Board were discussed.

"Our is committed to ensure and we would construct 83,000 houses at urban areas for the Lower Group (LIG) and Economically Weaker Section (EWS)", Sonowal said during the meeting.

He also asked the to complete survey of its assets and conduct their valuation in a time bound manner so that bigger projects could be taken up.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 20:25 IST