Under the Pradhanmantri Awas Yojana UP (Rural), so far 5.54 lakh houses have been sanctioned and 4.95 lakh houses have been released for the beneficiaries, the first installment of funds has been released. This information was given by the State Government’s spokesperson here today. The spokesman said that under the Prime Minister’s Housing Scheme (Rural), the target of construction of 9.6 lakh houses in the state is 2017-18. Out of this, 5.73 lakh houses are to be constructed for 2016-17 and 3.96 lakh houses for the year 2017-18. In relation to this, 6.65 beneficiaries have been registered and 6.22 lakh beneficiaries have been geo-tagging.
Home to homeless will be provided
The spokesperson said that the main objective of the Prime Minister Housing Scheme Uttar Prades (Rural) started from November 20, 2016 is to provide housing to poor families living in homeless and in-house houses. Under this, beneficiaries have been identified on the basis of social, economic and caste census. For this, the survey has been conducted on the rural level through the Tablet PC. The funding for the scheme will be done by the Central and State Government in the ratio of 60:40.
Central Government uploaded list on website
After the survey, after publication of the lists, verification and complaints, the final list was prepared and uploaded on the website by the Government of India. The final list was presented in the open meeting of the Gram Sabha. The final eligibility list has been approved by the Gram Sabha by excluding those families who have already got accommodation after the survey or who have made housing through their own resources or are ineligible for any other reason. In case of any complaint regarding the eligibility list prepared, the rural household can complain in the Appellate Committee constituted at district level and development block level.
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Only after the settlement of complaint by this committee, the priority of the waiting list is fixed from the district level. Housing will be allotted annually for this permanent waiting list. In order to incorporate the names of eligible families whose names are not included in this list for some reason, the instructions have been given to the districts to prepare the list according to the procedure prescribed in the guidelines. The list prepared from the district will be made available at the state level. Requesting to be included in the state level list will be sent to the Indian Government. As per the updated information, out of 48.08 lakh households in this list, 24.17 lakh families have been found eligible for the Prime Minister’s Housing Scheme (Rural).
Payment of funds to beneficiaries in three installments
The cost of each accommodation is 01 lakh 20 thousand rupees for general areas and Rs. 01 lakh 30 thousand for the Naxal affected districts. Payment to the beneficiaries will be done in three installments. For the common areas, the first installment is Rs 40 thousand, the second installment is 70 thousand rupees and the third installment is Rs 10 thousand rupees. In the three Naxal affected districts, the first installment is Rs 44 thousand, the second installment is 76 thousand rupees and the third ten thousand rupees ten thousand rupees.
Clean toilets are mandatory with each house under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan or MNREGA. The built area of the house will be 25 square meters, which includes a room and a kitchen area. The toilet area will be different. Every family in general areas will get unskilled labor employment of Rs. 175 per day (Rs. 15 thousand 750) and Rs. 16 thousand 625 for Naxal-affected districts (Rs. 16 thousand 625) per day.