January 4, 2019
New projects under Nijashree in Asansol, Haldia, Jalpaiguri
The State Government has decided to extend its urban housing scheme, Nijashree to Asansol, Jalpaiguri and Haldia. All the flats will be constructed on land belonging to the State Government.
A total of 176 flats – 112 one-bedroom and 64 two-bedroom – are going to be built at the three places at a total cost of Rs 29.47 crore.
In Govindapur mouza in Asansol (Paschim Bardhaman district), 48 one-bedroom and 32 two-bedroom flats are being constructed at a cost of Rs 7.6 crore.
In Purba Raghunath Chowk in Haldia (Purba Medinipur district), Rs 4.7 crore will be spent to build 32 one-bedroom and 16 two-bedroom flats.
In Dabgram in Jalpaiguri (Jalpaiguri district), the same number of one-bedroom and two-bedroom flats are going to be constructed, at a cost of Rs 17.17 crore.
The 378 square feet (sq ft) one-bedroom flats can be booked by people having a maximum monthly family income of Rs 15,000 while the 55 sq ft two-bedroom flats can be booked by those having a maximum monthly family income of Rs 30,000.
The former costs Rs 7.2 lakh while the latter costs Rs 9.28 lakh. Besides the reasonable costs, the government will give subsidies of 40 per cent and 20 per cent (for one-bedroom and two-bedroom, respectively) on the loan amounts to be repaid.
Besides the three places mentioned, the government has also allotted an amount of about Rs 17 crore for constructing 214 flats in Fuljhore in Durgapur (Paschim Bardhaman district) and Ashoknagar in North 24 Parganas.
Source: Ei Samay
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