“Housing for all by 2022“, an ambitious scheme of NDA Government is to be discussed during a 2 day meet to be held on 2nd and 3rd July in New Delhi.
Headed by Union Urban Development and Housing Minister Venkaiah Naidu, the theme of the meet will be “Urban Governance and Housing for All: Opportunities and Challenges”. During the meed, Mr. Naidu will meet several officials from the governing bodies which are responsible for the housing and urban development to explore various possibilities and opportunities in this area.
The two day meet on “Housing for all by 2022” will focus of how to expedite the development of housing for urban poor and launch more schemes in future including the basic infra facilities such as transport, solid waste management, supply of drinking water and sanitation. The housing schemes under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission, Affordable Housing in Partnership and Rajiv Awas Yojana will be evaluated and the necessary decisions will be taken accordingly.
Housing Ministers and Secretaries, Urban Development Officials, Urban Affairs Officials and Local Self-Government will be attending the meet beginning July 2nd. The first day of meet will witness discussions on implementation issues and bottlenecks faced in execution of various housing projects in urban areas and new initiatives required to meet the emerging urban challenges in an effective manner.
The officials will also discuss the innovative approaches like how to increase land availability through pooling and other land development models. Incentives to the builders/developers to produce affordable housing projects, GIS based urban planning, urban reforms etc will be some other topics to be discussed.
At present, there is a requirement of at least 190 lakh housing units in urban areas which is expected to reach 300 million by 2022.