SunstarTV Bureau: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik writes a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sanction special houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) to cyclone FANI affected people, today.
In his letter, the CM said Odisha has identified, geo-tagged and Aadhaar linked 7.87 lakh houses in 14 FANI affected districts. The beneficiaries may be brought into permanent wait list of PMAY(G) and considered for sanction of PMAY(G) special houses.
He said the move will not only provide relief to the affected families, but also ensure safe housing to rural families to withstand natural calamities in the disaster prone areas.
In the letter, he further insisted the PM to open way of Aawaas+ mobile app to geo-tag houses that had been left out from the permanent wait list of PMAY-G in 16 non-FANI affected districts, to accomplish the objective of ‘safe housing for all’.
“The state has identified 6.07 lakh eligible households who had been left-out from the permanent wait list of PMAY(G) in 16 non-FANI affected districts,” the CM mentioned in the letter.