Haryana Government To Provide Financial Assistance For Construction Of Houses
In a bid to ensure housing for all rural families in the State, Haryana Government has decided that such families which neither have own house nor are in the list of eligible beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) would be provided financial assistance for the construction of houses under the PMAY.
These families can apply for financial assistance to their respective Block Development and Panchayat Officer (BDPO). This and several other decisions were taken at a meeting presided over by the Chief Minister on Wednesday to review the progress of various important schemes and projects.
The government has decided that an applicant desirous of getting financial assistance would be required to get the application marked either from the gram sarpanch or gram sachiv or member of Zila Parishad or Panchayat Samiti or the former sarpanch.
In the survey conducted by the Development and Panchayats Department, as many as 18,000 eligible beneficiaries were identified under the PMAY scheme and funds have been sanctioned for the construction of houses.
While reviewing the Housing for All Scheme, (Urban), the Chief Minister said that the State Government aimed to ensure that the proper systemic housing facility is provided to the people residing in urban slum areas.
It was decided in the meeting that Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikarnan (HSVP) would construct affordable houses for those living in the Rajiv Colony in Panchkula and it would be ensured that they shift to the newly constructed dwelling units.
Reviewing the Saubhagya Scheme to provide electricity connection to each household in the state, the Chief Minister directed the officers to ensure that all households should have electricity connection. The State Government has covered entire North Haryana under the Saubhagya Scheme by ensuring electricity connection in all 15.80 lakh households’ consumers who have applied for the same, he said.
It was also informed that under the Ayushman Bharat Yojana to provide cashless treatment facility to patients, as many as 15.53 lakh eligible families have been identified. All the Additional Deputy Commissioners in the State have been asked to fast track work for verification of this data of beneficiaries.
These beneficiaries would be issued QR codes which would have the entire information in it. Upon producing this code, the patient would get the treatment in any empanelled hospital. As many as 250 hospitals are likely to be empanelled in the State by August 15 this year
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