Tamil Nadu: One lakh houses will be given to people in need in six months – ET RealEstate

CHENNAI: In the next six months, the government would complete the construction and handover 1 lakh tenements and houses to the homeless poor in the state, said minister for rural industries and slum clearance board T M Anbarasan in the assembly on Wednesday. All of them are ongoing schemes. “At present, 20,000 houses are readily […]

Over 260 new houses for sanitary workers in Madurai – ET RealEstate

MADURAI: Construction of a long-pending housing complex in Subramaniapuram for sanitary workers of the Madurai Corporation will begin soon with the civic body handing over the land to the slum clearance board to build 269 houses. The GO for this project was passed on February 18, 2011. Corporation has a total of 900 permanent sanitary […]

Vacant TNSCB houses to be given to people from BPL category: Tamil Nadu minister – ET RealEstate

MADURAI: More than 35,000 houses constructed under the Tamil Nadu slum clearance board (TNSCB) during the previous AIADMK regimes are lying vacant and steps are being taken to give them to the needy from the BPL category, minister for rural industries, T M Anbarasan has said. Speaking to reporters after a review meeting with officials […]

Tamil Nadu losing several hillocks to indiscriminate m-sand mining: Environmentalists – ET RealEstate

Representative Image CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu is losing several hillocks to indiscriminate mining for MSand, say environmentalists, warning of an inevitable disaster in a water-starved state. Against the backdrop of the Madras high court’s Monday ruling, directing the government to crack down on illegal quarrying, they point to how the scam-tainted granite quarries of a decade […]

Tamil Nadu housing board begins construction of high-rise flats in Trichy – ET RealEstate

TRICHY: The Tamil Nadu Housing Board (TNHB) has started construction work on the city’s first high-rise residential project for the high income group (HIG) category at Varaganeri. TNHB will also construct a high-rise block (above 18.30m in height) on the same campus for the middle income (MIG) and low income group (LIG) categories. TNHB was […]

Madras HC seeks response on plea for Madurai’s master plan review – ET RealEstate

MADURAI: Madras high court has sought response from the state government on a plea, which sought periodical review of the master plan of Madurai city. A division bench of Justices T S Sivagnanam and S Ananthi sought the state’s response in a public interest litigation filed by N Jegatheesan, president of the Tamil Nadu Chamber […]

Tamil Nadu slum residents want maintenance fee waived – ET RealEstate

CHENNAI: Struggling to make ends meet due to the pandemic, residents of Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB) tenements in Navalur, Gudapakkam and Perumbakkam have requested authorities to waive off their monthly maintenance amount during the lockdown. Every month, they are supposed to pay Rs 750 for building maintenance. But since the lockdown, these families, […]

Kancheepuram: 450 houses issued notices for letting sewage into lakes – ET RealEstate

CHENNAI: The Kancheepuram Municipality commissioner in the last two months has issued notices to 450 houses for discharging sewage into nearby water bodies and started collecting a fine of Rs 500 from each of them. Truckers have been warned that they will be penalised Rs 25,000 if they were found dumping waste into Vaiyavur and […]

Tamil Nadu: About one lakh beneficiaries to get free house site patta – ET RealEstate

MADURAI | TRICHY: It was a day of inaugurations and stone-laying for chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday when he launched two police stations in Madurai, laid foundation stones for check dams in Tuticorin and inaugurated the seventh phase of Keeladi excavations through video conferencing. The CM also launched a scheme aimed at providing […]

Tamil Nadu housing board puts plan to build commerce hub in Nandanam on hold – ET RealEstate

CHENNAI: A month after floating a tender to construct the Tamil Nadu Commerce Hub in Nandanam, Tamil Nadu Housing Board (TNHB) has cancelled the tender. Touted as a landmark structure that would be linked by a skybridge across Anna Salai, the three-tower project planned at a financial outlay of Rs. 486 crore. A corrigendum to […]