Unlikely to reach the goal of housing for all by 2022; Some benefits reached wrong people, reveals report
The decision hints at Mamata’s desperation to do something for the poor ahead of 2023 panchayat polls, political observers say.
According to sources, over 780 families live in Adichanur panchayat located in T Palur block.
Six years after the scheme to provide one lakh houses to the urban poor was announced, the Karnataka government is ready to distribute 2,000 houses on September 7 this year.
Sources said such incidents could have been avoided had the district administration conducted proper survey and allotted houses to genuine beneficiaries.
With no proper schools in Komaragiri Layout, the beneficiaries fear that their children’s education might be affected.
During the question hour, mayor Rayana Bhagya Lakshmi directed the civic officials to take immediate action on the pending arrears of employees and workers.
The Chief Minister suggested that the EESL should not compromise on the quality of products and directed the Housing Department to finalise the modalities for supply of appliances.
The energy efficiency measures will be implemented in 15.60 lakh houses in the first phase.
Mayurbhanj Collector Vineet Bhardwaj said priority has been given to people who were listed under Socio Economic Caste Census census.
Under Light House Project, 1,152 tenements have been built at Perumbakkam using prefab technology at a cost of Rs 116 crore in 17 months
It has been six years since a scheme to provide one lakh houses to the urban poor was announced.
District panchayat president Sam K Daniel said on Thursday that the local body would directly build houses for the extremely poor families.