A total of 560 quarters – 280 each of the B and C type – have been constructed by the roads and buildings department at a cost of Rs 149.8 crore. The CM inspected facilities at the newly constructed housing units before handing over the allotment letters to government employees and their families.
The accommodations are equipped with advanced facilities like vitrified tiles, fixed furniture, PNG gas pipeline connection, lift, fire safety facility, children’s play area, garden, spacious parking and security cabin.
A government statement said following the tradition of naming government settlements after national heroes, the quarters have been named Veer Bhagat Singh Nagar.
In the past 5 years in Gandhinagar, with the naming of Shyamjikrishna Varma Park, Veer Savarkar Nagar and Vande Mataram Park, a total of 1,120 houses have been prepared by the roads & buildings department at a cost of Rs 219 crore. Construction work of 1,456 houses at a cost of Rs 365 crore is in progress, the statement added.