PDC in­volved in 14 hous­ing projects

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

STATE hous­ing, town and coun­try plan­ning com­mit­tee chair­man Jagdeep Singh yes­ter­day re­futed sug­ges­tions that the Pe­nang De­vel­op­ment Cor­po­ra­tion (PDC) was only in­volved in the busi­ness of sell­ing land.

He said PDC was in­volved in 14 projects statewide to de­velop af­ford­able hous­ing, where some 11,000 af­ford­able res­i­den­tial units were planned at Batu Kawan

“There are also some which have not been fi­nalised, and an­nounce­ments will be made when the plans are final,” he said.

He was re­ply­ing to Datuk Muhamad Farid Saad (BN-Pu­lau Be­tong) who asked about the RM500 mil­lion which PDC ob­tained from the sale of land at Bayan Mu­tiara.

Jagdeep said the monies had been de­posited in the state con­sol­i­dated fund.

Mean­while, lo­cal gov­ern­ment, traf­fic man­age­ment and flood mit­i­ga­tion com­mit­tee chair­man Chow Kon Yeow said the state has granted un­li­censed op­er­a­tors many ex­emp­tions dur­ing the cur­rent le­git­imi­sa­tion ex­er­cise un­til Oct 31 next year, in­clud­ing ex­empt­ing re­zon­ing and park­ing re­quire­ments.

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