Over 5,000 construction workers have got employment at 75 construction sites that became operational in the city post relaxation announced by central government from April 20.
CREDAI sources said about 200 applications were submitted by realtors for permission to start construction activity. Out of this, so far 75 applications have been approved by district administration.
CREDAI-Surat president Ravji Patel said, “Construction work has been started only to provide employment to poor construction labourers and carry out their regular medical check-ups. Timely completion of residential and commercial units will go a long way in instilling confidence among valued customers about realty sector.”
CREDAI-Surat vice-president Alpesh Kotadia said, “There are about 10,000 construction workers involved in realty sector in the city and we wamt more and more work to start.”