AP Jagananna Colonies Have All Modern Facilities Akin To Gated Communities

AP Jagananna Colonies Have All Modern Facilities Akin To Gated Communities - Sakshi Post

The Andhra Pradesh Government as part of the promise made to provide housing sites and construction of the houses for the people of the State, launched the program on June 3rd, under the aegis of  Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. As per the Chief Minister's vision, these new model town colonies are akin to the gated communities being developed by the private housing developers with regards to the amenities provided. They will have CC roads, water supply, drainage systems, electrification, underground internet, Clean Andhra Pradesh (CLAP) in the Jagananna Colony layouts.

In both phases, as many as 28,30,227 houses will be constructed at a cost of Rs 50,944 crore, where in phase -1, 15.50 lakh houses and phase -2, 12.70 lakh houses will be constructed.

Under the first phase, 15,60,227 houses will be constructed at a cost of Rs 33,000 crore and the government plans to complete the ‘Pedalandhariki Illu’ scheme by June 2023.

Of the 8,905 layouts in the first phase, 11.26 lakh houses are being constructed as YSR Jagananna Colonies. Similarly, the construction of 2,92,984 houses is being started for the beneficiaries with their own land along with 1,40,465 houses for the beneficiaries with allotted land.

The authorities were directed to focus on the infrastructure facilities with an expenditure of Rs 32,909 crore.

As part of the amenities, the government is spending:

-Rs 4,128 crore on drinking water

-Rs 22,587 crore on roads and drainage

-Rs 4,986 crore on power supply,

-Rs 627 crore on the internet and

-Rs 567 crore on other facilities.

-Each house with a uniform design is built on 340 square feet with a bedroom, hall, kitchen, bathroom and porch.

-Also, each house is provided with two fans, two tube lights, four bulbs, and a water‌ tank.

- The mapping and registration required for the construction of houses have already been completed and Geo-tagging works are in the final stages. 

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy had directed the officials to ensure that YSR Jagananna Colonies are constructed as model colonies and under no circumstances and not be considered slums. 

- He asked the officials to set up one Anganwadi for every 2,000 people in these colonies and a library for 1,500 to 5,000 people.

-Priority should also be given to the development of parks for the children to play, he said.

Looking at the economic situation of the State which was in a slump due to the pandemic crisis the housing project endeavours to create employment for masons, rod vendors, carpenters, electricians, bricklayers, and cement sellers.  

The government has also taken the initiative keeping in view of the poorer sections, to provide the construction material at affordable prices, by procuring 69.70 lakh metric tonnes of cement, 7.44 lakh metric tonnes of steel, 310 lakh metric tonnes of sand, and other materials for the initial construction.

Also Read: AP CM YS Jagan Makes Pedalandariki Illu A Reality

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