Maha Minister hails CIDCO’s housing scheme

Thane, April 8 : In the current times of inflation and economic recession, CIDCO’s affordable housing is beneficial for the citizens, Eknath Shinde, Urban Development Minister and Thane Guardian Minister, said on Friday. He expressed his views while inaugurating the computerized draw of CIDCO’s January 2022 housing scheme. On this occasion, Dr. Sanjay Mukherjee, Vice-Chairman, and Managing Director, CIDCO, Ashwin Mudgal, Joint Managing Director, Dr. Kalias Shinde, Joint Managing Director , Shashikant Mahavarkar, Chief Vigilance Officer, Faiyaz Khan, General Manager (Housing), along with other CIDCO department heads and officials were present remotely. The investments by the applicants made by buying houses in Navi Mumbai will yearn them great benefits due to various ambitious projects along with CIDCO’s Navi Mumbai International Airport. Eknath Shinde congratulated the successful applicants who won the houses in the draw. Dr. Sanjay Mukherjee, Vice-chairman, and Managing Director, CIDCO briefed about the various features of the housing scheme and said that is a step towards fulfilling CIDCO’s mission of providing affordable housing. To supervise the computerized draw process, a committee was appointed under the observation of Suresh Kumar, Ex-Lokayukta. Apart from the oversight committee, Santosh Pimple, Madhukar Pisal, and Rajesh Chavan acted as moderators from applicant’s side. The applicants who won the houses in the draw expressed the satisfactory feeling of owning a house in a city with well-developed infrastructure facilities like Navi Mumbai, and their dream was fulfilled because of CIDCO. CIDCO launched the housing scheme on 26th January 2022 under the guidance of the Government of Maharashtra. Initially, 5,730 houses (tenements) were made available in the Taloja node. After this, a total of 6,508 flats were available by adding some available tenements from Dronagiri, Ghansoli, Kalamboli, Kharghar, and Taloja nodes so that more and more citizens can avail the benefits of the scheme. Out of the total 6,508 houses, 1,905 houses are available for the economically weaker sections and 4,603 houses are for the general category. The housing scheme received an overwhelming response from the citizens. XR

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