Role and Functionality of Department

Andhra Pradesh State Housing Corporation Ltd (APSHCL) plays a major role in providing shelter to BPL (Below Poverty Line) families. APSHCL was established on 05-07-1983 to fulfill one of the major requirements among three necessities of human being ie. Shelter (Gudu). Three prominent principles being followed in providing Shelter to the poor in the state are:

  1. Self help and mutual help among beneficiaries.
  2. To provide Financial assistance & Technical guidance.
  3. To use cost effective and echo friendly material in construction.

Priority is being given in sanction of houses to the BPL family who have own house site. The BPL family who has not having houses site is being identified and assigning house sites by the revenue department duly procuring the land bank. On assigning house site by the government only houses are being sanctioned. In urban areas where the land bank is low construction is being taken up in G+ pattern. Government is assigning the houses APSHCL is playing important role in bringing the desire / capacity and necessity of a BPL family to the Government. The Government to fulfill the desire of BPL family from time to time enhanced unit cost from Rs.3000/- at the time of establishment of the organization to Rs.1,50,000/- as on day in Rural Areas and Rs.2,00,000/- to Rs.3,50,000/-in urban areas.

Schemes/ Activities / Action plan

1) YSR Rural Housing

2) YSR Special Housing

3) PMAY-YSR (Gramin)

4) PMAY-YSR (Urban)





Sl. No.
Name of the Officer
Landline/Mobile number
1 Smt.D.P.Margrate Project Director 08922-276756/ 7093930102
2 Sri.P.Raghuram Executive Engineer(H), Vizianagaram 7093930275
3 Smt.T.Mary Grace Manager (i/c) 7093930287

District received Skoch Award for Housing department



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