Final list of flat recipients to be released tomorrow by latest

Housing units being developed by Fahi Dhiriulhun Corporation (FDC) in Hulhumale' Phase II. (Sun Photo)

Housing Ministry, on Monday, said the the final list of flat recipients under the government’s ‘Gedhoruveriya’ scheme will be released tomorrow by the latest.

State Minister of Housing Akram Kamaluddin previously said efforts were underway to release the list in the course of last week. However, well into the new week, the list still remains unpublished.

Akram, on Monday, told Sun that the Ministry was undertaking the final works related to publicizing the list.

He detailed that the list will be published sometime today, and if not tomorrow by latest.

“For sure, by tomorrow, we will publish this list,” he said.

The government released the provisional list of flat recipients under the ‘Gedhoruveriya’ scheme on August 8th – with all eligible applicants set to receive flats.

The provisional list lists the names of 20,697 applicants. 6,208 applicants who applied for two-bedroom flats, and 14,489 who applied for three-bedroom flats.

15,046 applicants were listed as eligible. This includes 4,319 people who applied for two-bedroom flats, and 10,727 people who applied for three-bedroom flats.

The construction of 4,000 housing units under the ‘Gedhoruveriya’ scheme is contracted to India’s JMC Projects and NBCC. Fahi Dhiriulhun Corporation (FDC) estimates that people will be able to move to the 32 towers in 2025.

Meanwhile, another Indian contractor, Kalpataru Projects International Limited (KPIL), was contracted by FDC to construct an additional 4,000 units on August 2nd.

Housing Ministry, on August 8th, said they will contract the construction of an additional 3,500 housing units, in order to provide flats to the applicants eligible for the ‘Gedhoruveriya’ housing scheme.