Construction of Houses for Low Income Group in Chhattisgarh

By A T Bureau

The Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja has said that details of project proposals received from the State Government of Chhattisgarh seeking Central assistance for construction of houses for the people belonging to low income group in urban areas including urban poor/slum dwellers and sanctioned are as under:

S. No. Scheme Project proposals received Projects sanctioned Number of dwelling units sanctioned
1. Basic Services to Urban Poor (BSUP) 6 6 30,000

2. Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme (IHSDP) 27 18 17,922
3. Affordable Housing in Partnership 4 4 3,740

In a written reply in the Lok Sabha today she said, Sanctioning Committee at the Central level has approved Rs. 529.30 crore as Additional Central Assistance towards the sanctioned projects. Against this Rs. 287.60 crore has been released. Release of funds is made in installments. Release of second and subsequent installments depend on submission of utilization certificates for the funds already released and fulfillment of commitment to reforms as agreed in the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) following BSUP and IHSDP guidelines.

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