Tag: Pmay

Unmarried Girl Listed As Widow, Allotted PMAY House In Odisha

Bhadrak: In yet another case of irregularity in the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) in the State, an unmarried college girl was allegedly allotted a house under the scheme after being listed as a widow in Narendrapur village under Tihidi block in the district. According to the complainant Bhagirathi Sutar, Nibedita Behera, daughter of Rabindra […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Women Thrash PEO For ‘Duping’ PMAY Beneficiaries In Odisha

Dhenkanal: The Panchayat Executive Officer (PEO) of Ghagaramunda in Kankadahada block of Dhenkanal district was reportedly thrashed by women villagers of Gatarei under Parajanga police limits on Friday. The matter came to fore after the video of the incident went viral on various social media platforms today. As per reports, the PEO Basant Behera had […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Refund Money To Avail House Under PMAY: Odisha Govt To Housing Scheme Defaulters

Bhubaneswar: The Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Department of Odisha government has directed all the Project Directors of District Rural Development Agencies (DRDAs) to facilitate Rural Housing scheme beneficiaries sanctioned houses prior to 2016-17 in house completion. As per reports, the Director of Panchayati Raj Department, Rajesh Prabhakar Patil issued a letter in this regard […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
When Misery Becomes Your Story: Elderly Odisha Woman's Struggle With Hardship

Angul: Tears rolled down her parched cheeks when she described her life while summing it up as ‘pitiful’. This is the story of Champa Naik, a widowed woman from a poor family in Purunagarh village of Angul district who has been struggling with extreme hardship in the dusk of her life. Champa lost her son […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Odisha Lady Sarpanch ‘Uses Collector Power’ To Bulldoze PMAY Houses

Bolangir: When coronavirus started spreading its tentacles to every nook and corner of Odisha, the Sarpanches were vested with powers of District Collectors to strengthen battle against the pandemic. CM Naveen even accorded a warrior status to the Sarpanches apart from announcing Rs 50 lakh compensation in case they die of COVID-19. Hardly did people […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Arrested Lady Sarpanch Who 'Used Collector Powers' To Raze PMAY Houses Suspended

Bolangir: The State Panchayati Raj department has placed Hemakanti Munda, the lady Sarpanch of Salveta panchayat in Bolangir, under suspension based on a report submitted by the district administration with regard to bulldozing houses being constructed under PMAY-G. Last month, OTV had telecast a report on the incident highlighting how Munda, her husband and few […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
PMAY 'Corruption' Cry Grows Louder In Odisha, BJP Seeks Governor's Intervention

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has alleged large-scale irregularities in the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), the flagship housing scheme for the rural poor, reiterating that actual beneficiaries are deprived of the benefits. On Thursday, a delegation of the saffron party met Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal at the Raj Bhawan and submitted […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
BJP Objects To Odisha Govt’s Branding In PMAY

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday moved Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal over the alleged wrong co-branding of PM Awas Yojana (PMAY) by Odisha government. A delegation of the BJP met the Governor and demanded for a high-level committee for impartial probe into the alleged irregularities and corruption by the State government in allotment […]

  • Tuesday, 06 April 2021
An Unusual Women's Day: Odisha Minister Ignores Grieving Women, Walks Off

Sonepur: As the world celebrates the International Women’s Day acknowledging their contributions, Odisha Minister of Commerce and Transport, Padmanabha Behera was reportedly seen turning a blind eye on the grievances of his women constituents in Binika on Monday. As per reports, the minister was on a visit to Binika when some women assembled in front […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
Odisha Demands 7.87 Lakh Houses Under PMAY For 14 Fani-Hit Districts

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday urged the Prime Minister to provide shelter to all eligible households in the State under Prime Minister Awas Yojana (PMAY). In a letter to PM Narendra Modi, Patnaik demanded 7.87 lakh pucca houses in 14 districts which were battered by extremely severe cyclone ‘Fani’ in May 2019. […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021