Yogi government will take a loan of 30 billion rupees (loan) to provide free home to the poor homeless families of the village. On getting loans, 6.25 lakh rural households will get clearance for getting home. Only the poor families of SC-ST and other backward classes will get the house.
Yogi government wants to provide free housing to the poor families of the village as much as possible under the Prime Minister Housing Scheme-Rural, before the Lok Sabha elections of the year 2019. Since the financial condition of the state is not well so the government will take loan from the financial institution providing loans like HUDCO. According to sources, loan proposal of Rs.3000 crores in the first phase is proposed. This will ensure the construction of 6.25 lakh houses.
Allocated from center 9,70,108 Housing: In place of the Indira Awaas Yojana by the Central Government, the total number of 9,70,108 houses for the state has been allocated for the year under the Pradhanmantri Awas Yojana – Rural till the end of the current financial year from 20th November 2016. These include 5,68,148 scheduled castes (SCs), 13,312 scheduled tribes (STs) and 3,88,436 general categories (including minority and other backward classes). Under the scheme, the cost of housing of 25 sqm built area is 1.20 lakh rupees (1.30 lakh rupees for Naxal affected districts), the Government of India provides 60 percent of the total cost of housing to the state.
Government wants 46.57 billion: To provide free 9,70,108 houses allocated by the Central Government for free to the eligible beneficiaries, the State Government requires 40 per cent of the state’s revenue of Rs 4656.52 crore, as per the officials, as per the official estimates, only Rs 1,051.44 crore is available for 2,19,049 houses. Can be built. In order to make the remaining 7,51,059 residences, Rs 3605.08 crore is required. According to sources, the proposal of seeking a loan from HUDCO on behalf of Uttar Pradesh Rural Housing Council on government guarantee has been sent to the government by the Village Development Commissioner. HUDCO is ready to provide loans at an annual interest rate of 8.60 percent. As soon as the proposal gets green flag, 6.25 lakh eligible families will be cleared for free accommodation.
24.43 lakhs eligible families: Under the scheme, those poor people living in homeless, shabby and crude households in rural areas have been considered as poor families, which are included in the social, economic and caste census-2011. In the province, 24.43 lakh poor families have been identified.
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