The number of people rescued alive has now risen to 27, senior police officer Karuna Sagar told Reuters, as search operations continued. Six people including construction company managers and engineers have been arrested in connection with the collapse, Sagar said.
Lax and poorly enforced construction standards amid booming demand for housing have resulted in frequent and deadly collapses across India.
Many of those killed are poor migrants who find themselves living or working in illegally and hastily constructed buildings in or near major cities that offer rock-bottom rents.
Earlier on Saturday ten people including five children were killed in New Delhi after a 50-year-old apartment block with 14 occupants collapsed. More than 50 people were killed when an apartment block collapsed in Mumbai in September.