Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh approved the first-ever affordable housing colony to come up in Patiala soon. GK Group, a premier property developer of Ludhiana, has been given the licence for its development.The 24.72 acres colony — Maple Horizon, will be developed on Sirhind Road in Patiala in association with Delhi-based Maple Group. The licence was handed over to officials of the company by the CM at his Chandigarh residence.The colony will be launched and plots will be offered for sale after the registration of the project with the Real Estate Regulatory Authority, which is already under process.