Lottery of 3, 894 Houses of Mhada for mill workers

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MUMBAI, 2.Mar.20: “The mill workers have a major role in the struggle of the United Maharashtra. State government was committed to provide housing to every mill worker and no mill worker will be deprived of home. Mill workers should not sell their houses to others and should not move out of Mumbai” said Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray.

He was speaking during lottery organized for 3, 894 Houses of Mhada for mill workers, at headquarter of Mhada, Bandra. Mumbai Housing and Area Development Board had organized the program of lottery scheme of fourth phase of housing which will be available for mill workers and their heir at central area of Mumbai Bombay Dyeing, Spring mill and Shriniwas Mill. Labor leader Datta Eswalkar was prominently present

Housing Minister Dr. Jitendra Awhad, Mayor Kishori Pednekar, Chairman Vinod Ghosalkar, Slum Rehabilitation chairperson Vijay Nahata, MHA vice-president Milind Mhaiskar, former state minister Sachin Ahir and new editor of Nawakal, Jayshree Khadilkar were present on this occasion.

“I will talk to you today as the head of the family without giving speech. I have debt of mill workers and I have come to express it. Call me to have tea at your house when you get home, be happy in your house, don’t sell houses, don’t lose your right in Mumbai, “appealed Chief Minister to Mill workers.

Will provide maximum affordable housing- Housing Minister Dr. Jitendra Awhad

”It was the government’s strategic decision to provide houses to the workers of closed mills in the Mumbai municipal area. In the coming period, the maximum number of affordable homes will be made available in Mumbai. No one will be deprived of their homes. This government is determined to fulfill the dream of slum dwellers, mill workers. In the coming days, 10 % share will be of houses for the police, Government class IV employees” said Jitendra Awhad, Minister of Housing.

“Now the bad days are over and the days of happiness have come. The last mill workers will get justice and own house” said Mayor Mrs. Pednekar.

Under this housing project, the Mumbai Board has 720 homes at Bombay Dyeing Mill at Wadala, 2630 in Spring Mill and 544 in the Srinivas mill at Lower Parel. This house is the high societies in Mumbai. This 225 Sq. 1 BHK houses are full of modern amenities. In view of the need of modern times, a 15-storey building (parking tower) has been erected in the premises of the Bombay Dyeing Mill house project at Wadala. Total of 1,74,036 applications have been received from the mill workers and their heirs for this purpose.