The logo consists of 2 parts; the acronym MHADA in Marathi and a pictorial symbol . The pictorial symbol has at its centre an arrow pointing upwards to represent progress and development. The arrow is in terracotta color and it's tip and base are designed so that it also looks like a house to bring out MHADA does not interpret shelter to mean only a roof over one's head but it with suitable services , the house has been placed within a green circle.The black and white lines of receding thickness are designed to indicate that MHADA Provides shelter in an appropriate environment on a mass and continuous scale and the frame work of National Housing policy. In sum, the pictorial symbol states MHADA Provides shelter with an appropriate environment on a mass and continuous basis within the limits of affordability andthe frame work of the National Housing Policy.