Take part in grama sabhas

The government on Thursday requested maximum participation in the grama sabhas organised to determine the beneficiaries for the ‘Life Mission’ housing scheme.

Published: 10th November 2017 03:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th November 2017 12:11 PM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The government on Thursday requested maximum participation in the grama sabhas organised to determine the beneficiaries for the ‘Life Mission’ housing scheme.

The grama sabhas will take up the beneficiary lists that have been prepared after surveys and scrutiny of appeals, the government said. People who are homeless and landless with scant possibility of inheriting a house or land as ancestral property are eligible for the scheme. Members included in a single ration card will be considered as a single family. They will be eligible for one house only.

People employed in government/semi-government organisations and PSUs and pensioners of such organisations and families that have an annual income exceeding Rs 3 lakh are not eligible for the scheme. People who own 25 cents of land in panchayats and five cents in municipality and corporation areas are also ineligible.

This condition is not applicable to ST families. Families that a own a four-wheeler other than as a means of livelihood, and people who are landless technically because they have divided their property among heirs are also not eligible, the government said.

Who are ineligible?
People employed in govt/semi-govt organisations and PSUs.
Pensioners of such organisations and families that have an annual income exceeding `3L

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