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Maha govt to build 29,000 homes for police personnel: Chandrakant Patil


Mumbai: Maharashtra government will construct 29,000 houses for police officials and personnel and invite a bid for it after elections to local governing bodies next year are over, state Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil said today.

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“Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has recently took the review of the condition of houses for police and decided to go for construction of houses,” Patil told PTI.

He said that Guardian Ministers of each district in the state should personally visit the residential colonies of police staff and provide necessary facilities to them.

“The housing projects are carried out by Maharashtra State Police Housing and Welfare Corporation Ltd. Once the local elections are over, the corporation would undertake the housing works,” the minister added.

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The elections to 192 municipal councils and 20 nagar panchayats spanning 25 districts of the state will be held in four phases, between November 27, 2016 and January 8, 2017.