Gujarat first state to take up PPP Projects for rehabilitation of slum dwellers
Gujarat has become the first state in the country to take up Public-Private Partnership Projects for in-situ redevelopment of slums in urban areas under Prime Minister’s Awas Yojana (Urban). The inter-ministerial Central Screening and Monitoring Committee (CSMC) of the Ministry of HUPA chaired by Dr.Nandita Chatterjee, Secretary(HUPA) has approved 30 PPP Projects proposed by Gujarat Government for rehabilitation of slum dwellers in Ahmedabd, Surat, Rajkota and Vadodara.
A total of 17,580 new dwelling units will be constructed for slum dwellers living on government lands in these four cities of Gujarat by private developers. The Union Government will provide an assistance of about Rs.176 crore @ Rs.1.00 lakh per house to be built. Read More