A ministerial level subcommittee on Friday agreed to the Chhattisgarh Housing Board’s re-development plan of Shanti Nagar in Raipur.
The decision was taken at a meeting held at the official residence of PWD Minister Tamardhwaj Sahu, an official press statement said.
The subcommittee discussed the proposed plan. It will now be forwarded to the cabinet.
Housing Secretary Ayyaj Tamboli said the re-development working plan will be completed in four phases spanning between 12 and 18 months.
The state Water Resources Department has already surrendered its houses in Shanti Nagar with land to the Housing and Environment Department.
In the first phase, 31 illegal shanties have been removed. For their rehabilitation, the Raipur Municipal Corporation is undertaking a survey and will allot them homes.
In the second phase, the government will clear 18 E and F type buildings which includes 268 quarters, the press release said.
The subcommittee agreed that reconstruction of the buildings will be carried out through the PPP model.
The Housing Board will acquire the land and float a tender for developing the area. An architectural firm will design the project. Private developers will build the buildings without making alternation in basic design.
Then these will be handed over the concerning parties and sold in public, the communique said.