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Tag: Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana

Housing Schemes Hit Political Wall In Odisha
Odisha Needs 34 Lakh Pucca Houses By 2022; Politics, Poor Planning Make Only 16L Ready

The tone and tenor of CM Patnaik's video message seem political as he obliquely blames Centre for not granting more houses when the State falters in registration

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Odisha Govt To Transfer Rs 3000 To Bank Accounts Of BPGY Beneficiaries For House Repairs

The State Cabinet has also decided to give an assistance of Rs 5000 for house repair to those who have failed to get a house under the Central housing scheme

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BJP Targets Ruling-BJD Over 'Jogyata Adhikar Card' To Housing Scheme Beneficiaries In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s announcement to provide Jogyata Adhikar Card (Eligibility Guarantee Card) to beneficiaries of pucca (concrete) houses has triggered a political slugfest with the BJP accusing the ruling-BJD of misleading people. Speaking on the occasion of Panchayati Raj Divas on Thursday, CM Naveen said that Odisha government will provide 20 lakh […]

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BJP Slams Odisha Govt Alleging Delay In Preparing Biju Pucca Ghar Beneficiary List

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) on Sunday targeted the Odisha government over delay in preparing the list of beneficiaries for Biju Pucca Ghar housing scheme and alleged that the list is being prepared on party basis. Addressing a presser today, BJP general secretary Prithviraj Harichandan said, “The State government had initially prepared a list of […]

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Is Odisha Planning To Piggyback Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana On PMAY?

Bhubaneswar: Amid row over merger of State-run KALIA scheme with Centre’s PM-KISAN, it seems that Odisha government is also trying to piggyback its Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana on the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). Data available on the Union Rural Development Ministry’s website claims that the Odisha government has not spent a single penny and […]

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Odisha BJP Stages Protest Over State Govt 'Hijacking' Central Schemes

Bhubaneswar: Many leaders, MLAs and workers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today staged a protest in front of Raj Bhavan accusing the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) of hijacking the flagship schemes of the Centre in Odisha. The national party has alleged that BJD has hijacked Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), and undemocratically changed the […]

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Number Of BPL People Has Come Down In Odisha: Minister

Bhubaneswar: The number of people below the poverty line (BPL) has come down in Odisha, state Planning and Convergence Minister Padmanabh Behera told the Assembly on Thursday. Replying to a question of BJP member Mohan Majhi, the minister said 2,21,60,000 people in the state were identified as below poverty line in 2004-2005 but that number […]

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Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana numbers include central schemes!

Bhubaneswar: The BJD-led State government has come under fire over its claim of constructing 17 lakh houses under Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana in the State. While hoardings have been put up in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar claiming that 17 lakh houses have been constructed between 2014 and 2018, the Panchayati Raj department Secretary, Deoranjan Kumar Singh […]

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BJP slams Odisha govt over Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana lapses

Bhubaneswar: BJP has once again resumed its campaign alleging lapses in Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana and accused the Odisha government of failing to fulfil its promises of building 17 lakh houses under the scheme. Addressing a press conference in Bhubaneswar today, BJP spokesperson Golak Mohapatra slammed the State government and said that only 57, 538 […]

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BJD member arrested on charges of raping woman inside party office

Jajpur: Police arrested accused Chandrakant Mohapatra, a BJD member, for allegedly raping a woman at Dasarathpur in Jajpur district. Mohapatra, who was absconding after the survivor filed a complaint with police earlier this week, was arrested from Keonjhar last night. As per the complaint, Mohapatra had allegedly raped the woman inside the party office on […]

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Elderly couple living in toilet lays bare govt's failed promises

Keonjhar: An elderly couple of Harshapur village under Raisaina panchayat in Keonjhar has failed to get a house under government schemes for the past five years and is living in a 4ft x 3 ft toilet. Naku Naik aged 70 and wife Sumati Naik have been spending their lives in a toilet built under the […]

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Ram Kripal Yadav accuses BJD of 'looting public money'

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for Rural Development Ram Kripal Yadav today sought clarification from Odisha government on the central assistance given for different welfare schemes and accused the ruling BJD of “looting” public money. “Every gram panchayat gets a direct financial assistance of Rs 422 per head each year for carrying out developmental work. […]

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Biju Pucca Ghar row: Divergent data raise eyebrows

Bhubaneswar: Following the controversy over Odisha government’s claim of constructing 10 lakh houses under Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana (BPGY) in past two years, the divergence between data announced by the CM Naveen Patnaik and the facts provided by the Panchayatiraj department has further raised eyebrows. Investigations conducted by OTV revealed that the Panchayatiraj department’s website […]

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8 JEs of Puri suspended over unsatisfactory progress of housing schemes

Puri: The Puri collector Arvind Agrawal has suspended 8 junior engineers (JE) of 8 blocks in the district over unsatisfactory progress of work under various housing schemes. According to the additional project director Srikant Tarai, the collector has suspended the JEs as Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) and Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana (BPGY) have not seen […]

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Odisha to carry out development activities in 145 more mining-affected villages

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has included additional 145 mining-affected villages for carrying out developmental activities from funds available under the Odisha Mineral Bearing Areas Development Corporation (OMBADC), said an official on Thursday. The government is implementing housing, skill development and drinking water schemes in these villages. Though initially 523 villages in the mining areas were […]

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Cabinet relaxes norms for ration cards for govt housing scheme beneficiaries

The Odisha government has decided to relax the norms for issue of ration cards under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) Order for the beneficiaries covered under Indira Awas Yojana (IAY), Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana (BPGY) and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)

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Naveen dedicates 10 lakh pucca houses to beneficiaries

Bhubaneswar: To mark the birth centenary of Biju Patnaik and 80th anniversary of Odisha formation day, chief minister Naveen Patnaik dedicated 10 lakh pucca houses to the beneficiaries. Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister said the state government under its Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana (BPGY) has constructed 10 lakh pucca houses in two years […]

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