The Maharashtra government is considering a proposal to provide houses to police personnel, in cities such as Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nashik, Thane, Navi Mumbai and Pune, by providing land to state housing agencies CIDCO and MHADA, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said, on August 14, 2018. Also, 43 projects including 21 residential ones for police personnel, worth Rs 1,690 crores, are in progress in the state, Fadnavis said at a review meeting, officials informed.
Tenders are being issued for 5,611 projects, worth Rs 1,280 crores. These projects will be located in suburban Goregaon, Mulund and Marol in Mumbai and at Akola, Satara, Jalgaon, Thane, Beed, Nanded, Raigad, Malegaon and Osmanabad. The chief minister asked the police commissioners and superintendents of police, to personally monitor and speed up the process to provide house to every police personnel, officials added. Minister of state for home Ranjeet Patil, director general of police Datta Padsalgikar, Mumbai police commissioner Subodh Jaiswal and other senior officials, were present at the meeting.