Making a formal announcement to this effect on Thursday, Maharashtra housing minister Jitendra Awhad said the project will offer affordable homes to people from different income groups.
“Along with AURIC, Nakshatrawadi and Chikalthana are identified areas where MHADA will raise housing projects in Aurangabad. We hope for a bumper response to the upcoming scheme like in past,” he said while carrying out the virtual draw of MHADA houses on Thursday.
Speaking on the occasion, state industries minister Subhash Desai said his department has cleared the land required for setting up the houses under the MHADA scheme at AURIC and other places “The industries department has decided to sanction of 7.5 hectare of land at AURIC for raising the houses. We are also considering such clearance to allotment of 13.28 hectare land at Waluj-Tisgaon for the same,” he said.
The MHADA had received 8,226 applications for 864 houses constructed in Aurangabad circle, for which, virtual lucky-draw was carried out.