Over 20,000 applications have been received by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) for 2,918 flats available in areas like Kharadi, Hadapsar and Vadgaon. Of the 2,918 houses 1,024 will be available in Hadapsar, 786 in Kharadi and 1,108 in Vadgaon Khurdi.
The programme will be held at 11am at the Chhatrapati Shri Shivaji Maharaj hall inside the PMC building. Union minister Prakash Javadekar will preside over the function.
As per PMC data the houses will be available as part of five different projects under the ‘affordable housing in partnership’ section.
“The Pune Municipal Corporation had invited applications from citizens who wanted to buy the houses. The applications were scrutinized and only valid ones will be considered for the lottery,” said mayor Murulidhar Mohol. He said the lottery would be held online in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines such as social distancing.