17 colonies for the displaced of Polavaram 

As many as 17 housing colonies with all modern facilities will be constructed at a cost of  `230.42 crore in Buttayagudem, Jeelugumilli and Polavaram mandals for the displaced families of Polavaram project as part of a relief and rehabilitation package

Published: 25th December 2016 03:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th December 2016 04:23 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

ELURU: As many as 17 housing colonies with all modern facilities will be constructed at a cost of  `230.42 crore in Buttayagudem, Jeelugumilli and Polavaram mandals for the displaced families of Polavaram project as part of a relief and rehabilitation package

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District Collector K Bhaskar held a meeting with Sub-Collectors, RDOs and Housing Board officials here on Saturday on construction of colonies for the Polavaram Project oustees. 


He said 10 colonies would come up in Jeelugumilli, five in Buttayagudem and two in Polavaram mandals for the project outstees. As many as 2,271 displaced families would get pucca houses. A sum of `160 crore would be spent on housing for the project oustees, he said.    

               
Presiding over the Tourism Development Council meeting at the Collectorate, Bhaskar directed the officials to take up desiltation of Madhavaram pond in Kolleru area and develop it as a tourist attraction. A sum of `24 lakh would be spent on boating facility at Polavaram, he said.

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