June 25, 2024

Haryana/Himachal

Chief Minister makes big announcement, more than 7500 BPL beneficiaries to get possession certificates of 100 sq.ft plots

Kaumimarg Bureau | June 09, 2024 09:07 PM

Chandigarh- In a significant move to provide housing for the underprivileged, the Haryana government, under the Mukhyamantri Gramin Aawas Yojana, will issue possession certificates of 100 sq.ft plots to more than 7500 BPL beneficiaries on June 10. Besides the distribution of these certificates, the registration of the respective plots will also be done on the spot.

This announcement was made by Chief Minister Sh. Nayab Singh during a press conference held here today. He said that the government's commitment to ensuring housing for all under the state’s ambitious scheme. Simultaneously, such programs will be organised across the state, shared Sh. Nayab Singh.

 The Chief Minister said that the Congress government had promised to allocate plots to poor people under the Mahatma Gandhi Gramin Basti Yojana, but they never gave any written document of these plots to any beneficiary. In the past 15 years, neither they were given possession of the plots promised to them. To alleviate the situation of such people, former Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal had announced in the 2024-25 budget speech that under the Mukhyamantri Gramin Aawas Yojana, possession of plots would be given to approximately 20, 000 beneficiaries. The government has decided to provide a financial assistance of up to Rs 1 lakh per to pending 12, 500 beneficiaries to enable them to purchase a plot, said Sh. Nayab Singh.He said that the state government is identifying new eligible individuals through a survey and the government will soon open a portal where these people can apply for housing.

 The Chief Minister said that the Congress initiated schemes in the name of Mahatma Gandhi but didn't implement them properly. Whereas Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi's government, with the ideology of Mahatma Gandhi, Jyotiba Phule, and Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, is working to simplify and smoothen the lives of poor people by formulating several schemes for the welfare of the poor.

Sh. Nayab Singh said that in the last 10 years, 14, 939 houses have been constructed and provided to poor people in Haryana under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). Approximately Rs. 552 crore have been spent under the scheme. Additionally, 15, 356 houses are under construction. The keys to these houses will also be handed over to the beneficiaries soon.He said that our government is also running Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Awas Navinikran Yojna for the repair of houses, under which 2138 beneficiaries are provided financial assistance directly in their bank accounts. Besides this, under the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana, 29, 440 houses were approved in Haryana. Out of these, 26, 318 houses have been constructed. Under this scheme, each beneficiary has been provided financial assistance of Rs. 1.38 lakh. Thus, a total of Rs. 376 crore has been provided in assistance.

On this occasion, Rajya Sabha MP, Sh.Krishan Lal Panwar, Chief Secretary, Sh. TVSN Prasad, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Dr. Amit Agrawal, Director General, Information, Public Relations, Languages, and Culture Department, Sh. Mandip Singh Brar, Political Advisor to Chief Minister, Sh. Bharat Bhushan Bharti, Chief Media Coordinator, Sh. Sudesh Kataria, Media Secretary, Sh. Praveen Atreya, and Vice President, BJP Women's Wing, Smt. Banto Kataria also remained present.

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