`Houses to all homeless soon'

ALAPPUZHA SEPT. 6. The State Government will soon announce a project for providing houses to all homeless people in the State with the help of voluntary organisations, the Revenue Minister, K.M. Mani, has said.

Inaugurating a low-cost housing scheme of the Kuttanad Vikasana Samithi at Ramankary today, Mr. Mani said as per the new project the Government proposed to provide Rs. 60,000 to the construction of each house. Of this, Rs. 9,000 would be given as subsidy of the State.

Mr. Mani noted that the Government had launched a scheme to transfer vacant Government land to voluntary organisations to build houses for the poor.

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