NAGPUR: City MP and AICC general secretary Vilas Muttemwar has urged chief minister Prithviraj Chavan to consider for Nagpur a Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) scheme of providing small flats on rent for those who cannot afford to buy houses.
In a letter written to him on June 5, Muttemwar said the city was among the fastest growing in the country. As per one projection, it is estimated that the city's population which is around 30 lakhs now would grow to 50 lakhs by 2020. With avenues of employment increasing because of ambitious projects like Mihan and speedy industrialization, the influx of migrating labour from rural areas to the city would only create further problems of housing. Read more
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