The government of Assam will start the work of constituting 1 lakh Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY) houses in the state from September 17. Ranjeet Kumar Dass, Assam Panchayat and Minister of Rural Development told ANI on Saturday that the state government has decided to start construction works on 1 lakh PMAY houses from September 17 across the state.
“There are 16 lakh beneficiaries in the state and the construction works of 13 lakh PMAYs are underway. We have now decided to build 1 lakh more houses in the state. On September 17, the public officials of the State such as Ministers, MPs, MPs and Panchayat members will report on construction works of 1 lakh PMAY across the state,” Ranjeet Kumar Dass said. 17.
“We have prepared the DPR (a construction company) to build 3007 Amrit Sarovar in Assam. We will start construction works of 1000 Amrit Sarovar in the state from September 17,” Dass added. He also said that the state government will provide one-time financial assistance of Rs 25,000 to 12,000 state widow beneficiaries on September 17.
“There are 1.39 lakh beneficiary widows in the state who are currently receiving Rs 300 as widow’s pension per month. Among them, the state government will provide one-time financial assistance of Rs 25,000 to each of the 12 000 beneficiary widows,” the minister said. . He said that the State Department of Panchayat and Rural Development has taken various initiatives for the development of the state.
“In the last 15 months of the current state government led by Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, we have completed about 2.50 lakh houses,” Dass added. (ANI)
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