Mumbai, Nov 21 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has launched Maha Awas Yojana on Nov 21. The project aims to build 8.82 lakhs of rural houses in 100 days, which also includes construction of toilets. The cost of the project has been estimated as Rs 4,000 crores.
The scheme was launched during a workshop which was also attended by Rural Development Minister of State Hasan Mushrif and other officials, where the Minister stated that the construction of homes would cost Rs 4000 crore and also assured that "not a single family in rural areas will be without home."
The minister interacted with the officials that “All should ensure pucca and strong homes are built under the initiative. The houses should be so ideal and beautiful that people from other states should come to see (them).”
According to the official statement, the mission will be implemented over a 100-day period till February 28 next year beginning from Nov 27.