The energy efficiency measures will be implemented in 15.60 lakh houses in the first phase.
Mayurbhanj Collector Vineet Bhardwaj said priority has been given to people who were listed under Socio Economic Caste Census census.
Under Light House Project, 1,152 tenements have been built at Perumbakkam using prefab technology at a cost of Rs 116 crore in 17 months
It has been six years since a scheme to provide one lakh houses to the urban poor was announced.
District panchayat president Sam K Daniel said on Thursday that the local body would directly build houses for the extremely poor families.
Around 2,000 households in State Capital would be benefited by this intervention
He inspected the housing layouts in Kolluru and Vemuru and conducted a review meeting on the progress of works at other layouts.
The Chief Minister said the Spandana portal had been updated and the petitions can now be tracked.
The house sites have been completed but not allotted to the beneficiaries yet.
Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Friday said the State Government will increase the annual income limit for the Ashraya housing scheme from Rs 32,000 to Rs 1.20 lakh.
The Central government had kept the project pending as the data was not uploaded on Awas-plus software.
The empty houses are turning into a dilapidated state as local anti-social elements are taking advantage of their vacancy and carrying out their illegal activities in the flats.
PM Narendra Modi said, earlier money was transferred to others, but due to direct transfer to their accounts, the beneficiaries will get the entire amount.
The State government, on Thursday, handed over ‘Dasara gifts’ in the form of double bedroom houses to as many as 65 families in Choppadandi Assembly constituency.
History-sheeters Jangile Vijender and Pittala Srinu and their gang have been threatening the two victims demanding that they vacate the land, for the past one week.