In order to promote, green housing and environment-friendly homes, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) have planned to develop more than 15000 eco-friendly flats in Kollur Housing Colony, Hyderabad. Kollur Housing Colony is a residential project which will be spread across 124 acres of area. A total of 15,660 residential units are currently under construction and the estimated cost of the project is Rs 1355 crore.
Giving more information on the above, M Dana Kishore, Commissioner, GHMC said, “The plan is to build a complete eco-friendly project in Hyderabad and that’s why we came up with the idea Kollur Housing Colony near Ramachandrapuram Circle,”
He further said that the model colony will comprise of Zero garbage generation, sewage treatment plants, stormwater drainage system, compost units, landscaping and livelihood development, etc. Apart from this, other infrastructural developments include construction of roads, drinking water, power back up system, STPs and fire services system. A total of 616 crores have been allotted to develop these infrastructural developments.
“Apart from this, a committee has also been constituted to give recommendation on the project. The committee includes members of GHMC, Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation Ltd. (TSREDCO), Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewage Board (HMWSSB), and Environment Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI).” Dana Kishore added.
An eco-friendly housing concept, once complete Kollur Housing Colony will comprise of 117 housing blocks with flats of different size and configuration. These blocks will be developed as stilt+9, stilt+10, stilt+11 floors. Each floor will have a dedicated lift facility for the homeowners. The housing colony will also offer a plethora of other amenities and facilities to the residents such as schools, commercial complex, community center, Anganwadi center, petrol pumps, fire stations, and bus stop. Also, the whole colony will be developed under the State Government’s ‘dignity housing scheme.’