New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi inaugurated multi-storeyed flats for Members of Parliament (MPs), situated at Dr BD Marg in New Delhi, with the help of video conferencing.
Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla was present at the occasion.
More than 80-years-old bungalows have been redeveloped to construct 76 flats.
A statement by PM Modi said that the construction of these flats has been completed with savings of about 14% from the sanctioned cost and without any delay despite the impact of COVID-19.
The flats are constructed with the latest environment-friendly types of equipment, including bricks made from fly ash and construction and demolition waste, double glazed windows for thermal insulation and energy efficiency, energy-efficient LED light fittings.
It also has occupancy-based sensors for light control, air conditioners with VRV system for low power consumption, low flow fixtures for the conservation of water, rainwater harvesting system and rooftop solar plant.
A total of eight bungalows have been redeveloped and they fall under the green building initiative programme.