Sources from Bengaluru have reported that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had kicked off the process to start working on construction of one lakh housing units in the city as promised in the budget. Meanwhile when chairing a meeting with Ministers M Krishnappa and K J George, Housing Board Chairman Malikayya Guttedar and officials from Revenue, Housing, Finance, Home department and BBMP, Siddaramaiah instructed the officials to start the groundwork on this project.
It was stated that the Housing Department officials had already identified parcels of government land totaling 1,130 acres and the proposal had already been sent to the Revenue Department for approval. Meanwhile once approved, the land will be transferred to the Housing department for construction of multi-storeyed housing units.
to sources the CM had instructed the officials to visit all the places and
submit a report within 10 days and families who are keen on obtaining a house
under the scheme should not have an annual income exceeding `87,600 and should
not own any house. The scheme is also not applicable to those who are not from
Karnataka or those who have moved to Bengaluru recently.