Pucca houses for all in MP by 2024: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan decided that no poor person in the state would live in a kuccha house. Each person will have their own Pucca house. Pucca houses will be provided to every person by 2024 under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. In the state, work continues at a rapid pace in this project to meet Chouhan’s resolution and it has also yielded good results.

On March 29, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will play Griha Pravesh (virtual) for 5.21 lakh state beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (rural). So far, more than 24.10 lakh houses have been completed under this scheme in the state. A total of 152 houses were completed under the program in 2016-17, 6.36 lakh in 2017-18, 6.79 lakh in 2018-19, 2.71 lakh in 2019-20, 2.60 lakh in 2020-21 and over 5.41 lakh Pradhan Mantri Awas were completed in 2021-22. Under this program, out of the approved houses of the Baiga, Sahariya and Bharia tribes, more than 23,000 houses have been completed.

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Rural) was launched in the country from April 1, 2016 by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. Under this program, all eligible homeless families and families living in kuccha and dilapidated houses will be provided with pucca houses by 2024, equipped with all basic facilities. The beneficiaries of the scheme are selected on the basis of the survey list of the social, economic and caste census-2021. Under this scheme, people living in lowland areas receive Rs 1.20 lakh per house and Rs 1.30 lakh in IPA (Integrated Tribal and Backward Districts Action Plan) districts.

Once the house is approved, the first installment of Rs 25,000 is paid, the second installment of Rs 40/45,000 at plinth level, the third installment of Rs 40/45,000 at lintel level and the fourth installment of Rs 15,000. Rs is paid at the end. Of the House. Apart from this, Rs 12,000 is further granted for the construction of toilets. Under the MNREGA scheme, the 90 to 95 day salary is also paid to the house beneficiary.

Awas Plus Yojana has started providing Pradhan Mantri Awas to eligible people who were excluded from the survey list of Social, Economic and Caste Census-2021. In this, the names of 31 lakh 36,000 families left out in the state have been added who will be given houses as per the guidelines of the Government of India.

Through this innovation, integrated action plans are developed by linking various projects in these villages or gram panchayats, where more than 100 houses are being built, to ensure the overall development of the village and the villagers. Within this framework, works such as the construction of community and individual infrastructure, social security, the strengthening of livelihoods, etc. are undertaken. So far, 2731 villages have been identified across the state under Abhyuday Navachar, from which a detailed action plan has been prepared for the overall development of 1668 villages.

Beneficiaries are encouraged to use fly ash bricks in housing construction. These bricks are cheaper and of better quality than normal bricks.

Self-help groups have also been associated with housing construction work in the state. More than 300 members of 33 self-help groups make about 60,000 to 65,000 fly ash bricks a day in the state.

Apart from this, centering materials have been made available to 11,000 members of about 2,800 self-help groups by obtaining loans from banks. Thanks to these works, women in self-help groups in rural areas are also financially strengthened.

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