Tag: Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

Housing Scheme
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

  • Tuesday, 21 December 2021
Centre-State spar over implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

Baripada: The Centre on Sunday raised questions over the efficiency of the Odisha government in building houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) and claimed that the State government has managed to build only 50% houses in 3 years despite complete allocation of funds for the same. The Union Rural Development Ministry, in a […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
287 PMAY work orders distributed in Kalyansinghpur

Kalyansinghpur: A total of 287 work orders under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) were distributed today to beneficiaries in Kalyansinghpur block of Rayagada district. Besides, 16 villagers received work orders under the Biju Pucca Ghar Yojana in a programme at Kalyansinghpur. Moreover, 780 beneficiaries were also given old age pension. “Work order under Pradhan […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
PMAY Corruption
PMAY Irregularities in funds allocation in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Large scale irregularities in allocation of funds for housing scheme for rural poor under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) have been reported in Bhadrak district. It has been alleged that more than Rs 80 lakh have been allocated to as many as 60 deserving persons in 14 panchayats of Chandbali in Bhadrak district […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
OTV Impact: Kamala Pujari gets pucca house

Jeypore/Bhubaneswar: A woman farmer of Patraputa in Koraput district, Kamala Pujari, who being a member of the Odisha Planning Board was living in a thatched house, got a pucca house today under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. Earlier in March, OTV had telecasted a story on how Kamala was living with her six-member family in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
OTV impact: Elderly couple living in toilet to get a govt house

Keonjhar: A day after the OTV telecast plight of an elderly couple of Harshapur village under Keonjhar Sadar block living in a toilet built under the Swachh Bharat Mission, the local administration today visited the couple and promised a house under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. Keonjhar Sadar BDO Adikanda Behera reached the village and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Central team in Mahanga to probe PMAY irregularities

Cuttack: A four-member team of Union Panchayati Raj ministry arrived in Cuttack today to probe irregularities in Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) at Anandapur panchayat of Mahanga block of the district. According to sources, the team which includes chief investigating officer VS Rana has been sent by the Centre to look into misallocation of funds […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Central team in Mahanga to probe PMAY irregularities

Salipur: A four-member team comprising officials of Ministry of Panchayati Raj today visited Mahanga in Cuttack district to probe into alleged irregularities in allocation of funds for construction of pucca houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). Acting on the directive of Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, the Chief Controller of Accounts sent […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
6 Odisha dists to receive Nat'l award for achievement in PMAY,Grameen

Berhampur: Six districts of Odisha has been selected by the Rural Development Ministry to receive the national award for significant achievement in completion of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), Grameen – the rural housing scheme for 2016-17. Collectors of Ganjam, Sambalpur, Bolangir, Mayurbhanj, Sundargarh and Balasore will be felicitated in a ceremony held at New […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
BJP alleges rampant irregularities in voter list

Bhubaneswar: The State BJP today alleged that there have been rampant irregularities in the voter list in Odisha by the government machinery. Talking to media persons here, BJP State vice president Samir Mohanty claimed that he has come to know about such irregularities during his recent tour to Balasore district. “I have arrived here today […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Odisha BPL data in Parliament triggers confusion over beneficiaries

Bhubaneswar: While the Odisha government has been identifying beneficiaries for various centrally sponsored schemes based on Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC), 2011 the data presented by Union Rural Development minister in Parliament on number of people Below Poverty Line (BPL) in the state has stoked confusion over which one of aforementioned lists shall be […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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)

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Centre approves construction of 1.5 lakh houses for urban poor

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: The Centre has approved construction of 1.5 lakh houses for urban poor under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), taking to 47.52 lakh the tally of houses under the programme so far, the Housing and Urban Affairs (HUA) Ministry said today. The latest approval entails an investment of Rs 7,227 crore with central […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Op-Ed: The Fine Art of Hoodwinking People

The Narendra Modi government at the Centre has been frequently pilloried and ridiculed for being a ‘jumla sarkar’ – and justifiably so. But surprisingly, the fact that the Naveen Patnaik dispensation in Odisha has been no less a ‘jumla’ government appears to have escaped the attention of commentators in our state. Forget the charges made […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021