Approve houses under PMAY at any cost till December: NN Sinha

Ranchi: Union Rural Development Secretary NN Sinha held a review meeting with all the Deputy Commissioners and Rural Development Officers in Ranchi through video conferencing on Saturday. The Union Secretary clearly
instructed all the officers that all the houses should be completed in the current financial year only. The Union Secretary also praised the Mnrega scheme and said that its work is getting better so all the Deputy Commissioners should expedite the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. The Union Secretary said that the houses which have not been approved between the financial year 2016 to 21, should be approved by December 2021 in any case.

The Secretary also directed to remove such beneficiaries from the list who have temporarily migrated from the last one year. In Palamu, Pakur and Garhwa districts, the beneficiaries of the priority list settled in the mining area, by providing them land at another place, directed them to approve the housing. Under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin, each beneficiary is given Mnrega, toilets from Swachh Bharat Mission, free gas stove and connection, electricity connection and water connection through convergence.

The Secretary directed all the Deputy Commissioners that the benefit of convergence should be ensured to all the beneficiaries. Apart from Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Rural, the Union Secretary also reviewed Mnrega, PMGSY, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission Scheme. The Secretary said that under Mnrega, less employment has been received in proportion to the population of Scheduled Tribes and Castes and directed the officials to pay special attention to this.

All the Deputy Commissioners were instructed to ensure that all the beneficiaries get the benefit of social security and insurance scheme. Rural Development Secretary Dr Manish Ranjan said that bringing progress in the housing scheme is the priority of the government. It should be ensured that the first, second and third installment amount is allotted to all the beneficiaries by sanctioning the houses at the earliest so that the work of construction of the house can be completed. While expediting the works of Mnrega he directed to provide employment to all the laborers and migrant labourers.

Mnrega Commissioner Rajeshwari B directed to connect everyone with schemes. She asked the officials to ensure that the work is done on time and their wages are paid on time, along with this, through the Area Officer App, all the Block Development Officers, Block Program Officers, Assistant Engineers and Junior Engineers have been asked to inspect 50- 50 ongoing schemes per month. Strict instructions were given to inspect and upload its report on the app.

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