2BHK Housing Scheme: The government of Malaysia has offered to partner with Tamil Nadu state government in its flagship housing scheme named as 2BHK housing scheme. On Thursday, the IT Minister K.T. Rama Rao met the Malaysia minister Samy Vellu in Kuala Lumpur during his country tour. In the meeting, Rao informed him about the 2BHK housing scheme and sought Malaysia’s support in executing the project.
According to the source, Rao urged the Malaysian government to explore and tap the huge opportunities available in TS in the field of IT, electronics, manufacturing automobiles and other sectors and he also invited Mr Vellu to TS to finalize MoUs in areas where the two governments can work together.
Meanwhile in the meeting, Rao also talked to Malaysia minister about the government planning of building 2.60 lakh 2BHK houses for the poor this year, of which 1 lakh would be built in Hyderabad alone. As per the statement of Rao, the TS government was keen to partner with international firm to build 2BHK houses at affordable rates.
During his tour, he also met Mohd Salim Bin Fateh Din, the Chairman of MRCB, a Malaysian government infrastructure firm and urged the MRCB to look into the possibility of setting up inter-city bus terminals (ICBTs) in Hyderabad besides a state-of-the-art international convention Center.