Replying on the programme’s budget and program to MP Sylvia Lim’s question, Koh said the sum will be used to update 63 private estates through nine batches.
The programme looks to improve private estate infrastructure through installation of playground equipment, development works including landscaping and widening of footpaths.
The rate of the programme, nevertheless, “will be contingent on the resources that are accessible”.
The Ministry of National Development (MND) will additionally need to coordinate with other government agencies, when it comes to preparation and updating works, to minimise inconvenience to the people and residents, said Koh.
Once we’ve got a timeline for execution,” he included “MND will encourage nominations for future projects.
Private Estate includes also Sophia Hills.