Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Housing and Lands announced the construction of 500 new social housing units across the country. The project is estimated at Rs 775 million.
Showkutally Soodhun made the announcement on this Sunday 10th of July at the stadium Germain Comarmond in Bambous as part of the 25 years celebrations of the National Housing Development Company Ltd ( NHDC ) .
The Minister also stated that these new homes will be “environment-friendly “.
“I thank my colleague, the Minister of Finance, which gives me a great hand to bring a revolution to the NHDC . Instead of building a bedroom, a bathroom and toilets, all of 39 square meters, the finance minister has asked us to ensure that a home is built on 50 square meters, and comprsing of at least two bedrooms.” explained Showkutally Soodhun.