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Centre to seek global expertise for housing scheme

- PTI<

The Centre will invite companies from across the world to showcase their constructi­on techniques, and adopt selected ones to build affordable houses for poor families in the country, Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary D SM is hr a said. The move is inline with the government’ s push under the Pradhan MantriA was Yojana (Urban) project, which aim sat providing pucca houses to every poor family in the country by 2022. At present, there is a shortage of 12 million houses in urban areas, Mishra said .“It is possible to complete housing projects, which normally takes 2-3years, within 90 days with the help of technology,” hesaid.

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