Noting that Andhra Pradesh has been sanctioned the highest number of houses under PMAY (Urban), the Minister of State (independent charge), Housing and Urban Affairs enquired about the progress of the mission in the state.
He also said construction of 5.39 lakh houses for the urban poor, sanctioned by the Centre under PMAY(Urban) will be completed in the next 15 months.
The Andhra Pradesh minister also discussed with Puri the proposal of Vijayawada Metro Rail project and sought early clearance for it.
Puri said it (clearance to the metro rail project) will be given "due consideration", keeping in view the focus of the state government on improving public transport infrastructure.
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